CapLinked Announces New Investors

Deal management platform CapLinked announces new investors from FF Angel, 500 Startups, and Subtraction Capital. The company’s next-generation software speeds up complex business transactions such as mergers and asset sales. Los Angeles, CA (November 20, 2013) — CapLinked (https://caplinked.com), the cloud-based platform that makes business transactions simple and secure, announced today that it had closed…

Weekly Roundup: NFL & Startups, 3 Numbers for Entrepreneurs & Using CapLinked for Private Investing

“Three Startups Born from the NFL ” by Jason Fell (Entrepreneur.com) – Now that the Super Bowl is over what do the players do? “3 Numbers All Entrepreneurs Should Know” by Don Rainey (Inc.com) – Solid metrics that will give you some insight into your current operations and help you do some short-term forecasting. “The Best Degree for…

Weekly Roundup: Choosing the Right Startup Team, Why Some Startups Succeed and Others Fail, and Entrepreneurs Defining an Era

“The 2 Things About Your Start-up Idea That Actually Matter ” by Garry Tan (Inc.com) – Solid tips to think about before embarking on your startup journey. “4 Tips for Picking the Right Startup Team” by Jean-Marc Freuler (theyec.org) – Good advice on how to choose your teammates carefully because you’ll be in for a long and bumpy…

Weekly Roundup: Incubators over Business School, World’s Top 30 Entrepreneurs, and Mistakes to Avoid While Raising Capital

“Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School ” by J.J. Colao (Forbes.com) – Advice for Entrepreneurs who prefer to bypass the corporate ladder and actually build something of their own. “The Elevator Pitch: Describing Your Company in 5 Sentences or Less ” by Dan Lane (blog.openviewpartners.com)  ‎Four key tips in the art of not oversharing an unnecessary amount of…

Weekly Roundup: Mark Cuban on Startups, Legal Mistakes by Entrepreneurs, and CapLinked’s Latest Funding Round

“What is an Entrepreneur? The Best Answer Ever ” by Eric Schurenberg (Inc.com) – This classic 25-word definition pares entrepreneurship to its essence and explains why it’s so hard. And so addictive. “Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups ” by Mark Cuban (Entrepreneur.com) – The billionaire tech entrepreneur offers his best advice from hiring passionate employees to never hiring a PR…

Weekly Roundup: Why Businesses Sink or Swim, Pitching Angel Investors, and a Power Networking Opportunity

“What makes small businesses sink or swim?”  (holykaw.alltop.com) – Great infographic on why business succeed and/or fail. “What NOT to Do When Pitching Angel Investors” by Jason Fell (Openviewpartners.com) – Solid tips on how to better your chances of getting angel funding. “Thiel Foundation: Silicon Valleys needs to stop requiring college degress” by James O’Niell (Venturebeat.com) – Everybody…