At the intersection of technology and private equity

Rishi Jain is managing director, head of Western Region for Accordion, a private equity financial consulting firm, focused on the Office of the...

Africa Roundup: MEST, Airbus and Microsoft expand in Africa, while Afrostream shutters

MEST appointed Aaron Fu as its new Managing Director, as the Accra based incubator scales up its presence across Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2008, MEST operates as a...

How the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals brought Rocio Lopez into the startup world

Ruben Harris is a professional cellist and a recovering investment banker who now leads partnerships in San Francisco for Honor, a healthcare startup...

The new age of ICOs is here, and it’s not based on Ethereum

Mohit Mamoria Contributor Mohit Mamoria is a co-founder and CEO of GOD Token, which manages a hedge fund that invests exclusively in blockchain-based...

Thoughts on white people using dark-skinned emoji

A thing happened the other day. I was texting with a friend who...

Where human intelligence outperforms AI

David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. More posts by this contributor: With every new trend comes a counter-trend. And so despite...

Corporate sustainability must give way to corporate responsibility

Gunnar Lovelace Contributor Gunnar Lovelace is the founder of Thrive Market. More posts by this contributor: Today we consume more than twice as much...

AI hype has peaked so what’s next?

2017 has been the year of AI, reaching a fever pitch of VC and corporate investment. But, as with any hot technology, AI is outgrowing...

Building a Series A SaaS valuation estimator (2017 edition)

Alex Rosen is managing director at Ridge Ventures. More posts by this contributor: I have financed nearly 50 early-stage companies and the question of proper...

Antidilution: the other way VCs take more of your startup’s equity

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Startup funding may seem like a cut-and-dry...