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Startups and VCs can’t build solutions to our national crises with the same old approach

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E-commerce founder Nicole Gibbons on micro-aggressions, tokenism, and leading her company through this complicated moment

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A startup investor offers perspective on how to tell the difference

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Every stage of funding for a startup requires a different set of metrics and milestones

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A founder’s honest reflections on hitting the wall and coming out the other side

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It’s common practice for investors to background-check founders. Why isn’t the reverse as popular?

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A tribute by a friend of the recently deceased founder and CEO of Samasource

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Startups are already hard work; being openly transgender raises the stakes even higher


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OPERATOR’S MANUAL

The tension between CEOs and their boards is real, but it doesn’t have to be fatal

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