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Executive Compensation Process

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Valuing Ed Tech Company

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The Value of 50%

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Your Input on an Investment Offer

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A System to Match Youthful CEOs with Experienced Teams with Solid Business Opportunities?

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Sberbank Ventures (Sbt)

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Axial

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Tax Withholding in Other Countries India Focus

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Longbow Technology Ventures?

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Doing Business in the Usa

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Fundable Diligence

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I Believe Ghv is a Criminal Operation

GreenHills Ventures

We were offered terms and rejected them. We had another meeting in NYC the same day or would not have met with them. I went through the steps to do diligence on GHV to determine whether it was a legitimate opportunity to raise money for our company and determined that it was not.

We rejected GHV terms because:

-They were asking us for money.
-They agreed to provide references, but would never provide them when pressed.
-They were not engaged enough to understand our forecasting leading us to think that they didn't care.
-They would not commit to a valuation. Their contract placed valuation at the discretion of a third party allegedly paid by GHV.
-They refused to put dates and process around the diligence process.
-I could find no record of their ownership of any of the companies they identify as portfolio companies.
-They meet in shared space in the Chrysler building. Not in itself an issue, but they have absolutely no footprint. The space appears to be rented temporarily as needed.

My gut was that Manny's real business is skimming around 15K from start-ups in a "diligence" process that never happens. I was able to confirm with the associate who made our initial contact and is no longer with the firm that in two years of working there he had seen no closed investments and thought that something illegal was happening. I reported the details of our interaction with GHV to the SEC enforcement division.


Customer Lifetime Value

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Excellent Firm, 100% Great People, and Super Helpful.

Javelin Venture Partners

The Javelin team has been super helpful at all stages, from pitching our Series A to growth hacking. We love working with them, look forward to board meetings, and have nothing but positive things to say about the managing partners Jed and Noah.


Canaan Says No New Investments.

Canaan Partners

Private: 55 Chars


Startup Legal Costs

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Are These Terms Fair? (What Would You Change)

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World View Questions about Incorporation Venue and Structure

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Wanted: Due Dilligence Input on Someone Offering to Find Our Investor(S) Wanting an Exclusive

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Background Checks for Startup Team

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Larry Begley

406 Ventures

descriptive enough.


US West BioTech/Health First Round Terms

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Can the Right Investor Help with an Exit

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B2 B Byod Saa S Pricing

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Practicality of Recovering Costs From a Patent Troll

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