Beyond networking: what UK immigrant founders want from VC office hours

Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe Contributor Lyubov Guk is one of the founders of Blue Lake VC. She supports budding international founders working in the UK Robyn Klingler-Vidra Contributor Robyn Klingler-Vidra is associate dean of global engagement and associate professor of entrepreneurship and sustainability at King’s Business School. After facilitating more than 300 business hours for immigrant entrepreneurs … Read more

5 investors explain their mantra for South Korean startups

The Economy of South Korea model has relied for decades on export-driven manufacturing operated by family-owned giants. A 2015 report from McKinsey outlined how the country would need small businesses to drive an innovative model in preparation for the next phase of economic growth. “The key to fostering such innovation is a vibrant startup community. … Read more

Why don’t venture capitalists flock to fund cybersecurity startups?

On the backside of pretty strong earnings reports and valuations, public cybersecurity companies are outperforming the broader technology segment. Still, funding for cybersecurity startups has leveled off. The Exchange examines startups, markets and money. Read it every morning on or get The Exchange’s newsletter every Saturday. It’s an interesting issue worth thinking about for … Read more

When will the paper unicorns fold?

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the startup business, where we unravel the numbers and nuances behind the headlines. This is our performance on Wednesday, where we limit ourselves to one person, think about their work and unpack the rest. Today on the podcast we have Jeff Richardsan investor of GGV who … Read more roundup: Make your CRO fly, reduce cloud costs the right way, how to write a cold email

Landing pages are one of the first places startups experiment and fine-tune their messaging, but if you don’t constantly iterate, you’re leaving money on the table In his latest column, growth marketing expert Jonathan Martinez identifies multiple conversion rate optimization (CRO) experiments and explains how “efforts can be streamlined so that you can… have a … Read more