Tag: VC

Never Not Negotiating: How 2 Negotiate in the Life of a Startup

Aside from pitching, one of the most important skills for an entrepreneur to master is negotiation. Entrepreneurs find themselves negotiating across all aspects of their venture, from raising funding to convincing co-founders to join their team. The Blank Center recently had the privilege of welcoming one of the foremost experts in entrepreneurial negotiation, Samuel “Mooly”…

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Antonette Ho

Entering StartupLand with Jeff Bussgang, Venture Capitalist

Join the Blank Center for a special visit from venture capitalist and Harvard Business School professor, Jeff Bussgang, on Thursday, February 15 at 5pm in Winn Auditorium! Bussgang will be sharing insights from his new book, Entering StartUpLand. The book is a practical, step-by-step guide that provides an insider’s analysis of various startup roles and…

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Antonette Ho

How 2 Understand Fund Economics

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Earlier this spring, the Blank Center was lucky to have Amy Choi’07, MS’07, Brendan Quinn M’12 and Derek Scalf from Silicon Valley Bank host a #How2Tuesday. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation…

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Michael Chmura

Entrepreneurship For Public And Private Sector Leaders

Babson is offering the world’s first publicly offered program specifically to help public and private sector leaders create an entirely new internal capacity to formulate and implement entrepreneurship ecosystems in their societies using the most advanced concepts, methods, cases, and practice in the field. The program will be held February 29 to March 2, 2016…

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Antonette Ho

Secrets to the Venture Capital Industry

Venture capital. The industry can seem like a mystery. For individuals wanted to become VCs, they don’t know how to get their foot into the door. For entrepreneurs, they don’t know how to get funding for this source of capital. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and in partnership with the Venture Capital Private Equity…

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