Spreadsheets, not Pitch Decks

The lore of the pitch deck and the theatre of the demo day are receding into the background and are being replaced with the rigors of building a thoughtful financial model.

It’s Time to Reconsider Startups and Venture Capital [Gil Beyda]

Gil Beyda, a partner at Comcast Ventures, recently contributed this important article for TechCrunch detailing the myriad reasons why startups should consider taking capital from corporate venture capital. Sure, he’s a corporate venture capitalist, so you would expect that viewpoint. But, the venture capital fund that I co-founded, GrowthX, is traditional venture capital (not corporate) …

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