A two-sided marketplace is a marketplace where you have two distinct user groups: you have supply on one side and demand on the other, and generally in a hyperlocal area.
There is a stigma about having an unsuccessful startup, but a failed startup shouldn’t be viewed so negatively by those in the business world, or by others.
The top mistakes made by startups entering China include failure to localise, failure to compete with local brands, and not playing nice with government.
The global war for tech talent still rages, and it can lead companies to panic and grab candidates who aren’t a good fit. Startups in particular tend to make several key mistakes when hiring.
While one of the obvious advantages of an ecommerce business is having access to a borderless marketplace, for many merchants, the idea of expanding internationally can seem daunting.
How Mandeep Sodhi went from a failed business to launching HashChing, a fintech that has received more than $12 billion in home loan applications.
Less than three years later, we’ve reached that magical bootstrap nirvana of being debt-free and profitable.
Running Techstars Adelaide, the first program for Techstars in APAC, has been an incredible learning experience and intro to the Aussie startup ecosystem.
In reality, traction is not everything. In fact, especially to an investor, your history of growth is equally important and can even make or break a prospective investment deal.
A compelling information memorandum for investors should provide a clear and concise description of the business and opportunity.
In AirTree’s portfolio, over 70 percent of our portfolio companies are B2B and very few rely solely on self-service sales to grow their customer base.