American VC firms with a presence in Europe (August 2023): @sequoia, @SOSV, @Accel, @lightspeedvp, @generalcatalyst, @insightpartners, @ICONIQGrowth, @leftlanecap, and @BessemerVP. Plus, coming soon: @a16z and @IVP. By @Siftedeu
Mistakes foreign entrepreneurs do when visting SiliconValley to raise funding: 1) Thinking too small 2) Thinking you’ll get funded as a tourist. By @vitalyg https://medium.com/@vitalyg/dear-foreign-founder-dont-come-to-silicon-valley-to-fundraise-607f92003d88
Raw Startup [on Youtube] is for everyone that wants to learn more about Startups. Hosted by Heini Zachariassen, the founder of Vivino, the world’s largest wine app, community and marketplace used by millions of wine lovers every day.
Don’t Build a Startup, Build a Movement. By @meseali - While starting off with your venture, it is important to not only build a startup, but rather a movement. Creating a unique brand will create super-fans who might ''voluntarily spend their lunch breaks arguing on behalf of your awesome solution''.
School of Herring - a leadership blog for new and seasoned leaders of small and large organizations. By Mårten Mickos, Silicon Valley Finn passionate about leadership and disruptive businesses in an open and distributed world. HackerOne CEO.
How people (don’t) scale - A common problem among startups that grow quickly is that the founders don’t grow the same pace, and it ends up being a painful experience — or the bottleneck of the company. By Hampus Jakobsson
10 Marketing Lessons for Every Early-stage Founder – Want Nordic learnings in marketing distilled into ten concrete lessons? Sophia Bendz’s Spotify experience merges with her fellow Cherry Venture Partner Christian Meermann’s into a must-read for early-stage founders and CMOs.
Nilan Peiris of TransferWise provides the 110 slides he presented at the GrowthHackers LA conference on getting to traction, scaling marketing in an early stage startup, and building a business on word of mouth in “Mission Driven Marketing”
Business Templates including marketing plan templates, one-page business plan templates, pitch deck templates, acquisition memorandum templates, cash flow, NDA, term sheet, pitching, action plans, SWOT analysis, newsletter templates, and lots more. By Alejandro Cremades
Large list of vetted website tools including Ecommerce, Amazon Selling, Competitive Intelligence, Analytics Tools, Content Marketing, Cart/CRM Tools, Keyword Research, SEO Tools, Traffic Axquisition and Healthcare Marketing Tools