How much value do you really capture from your data?

With the growth of IoT and connected devices, companies can capture and store more and more data.…


scaling up your startup

People crying, systems crashing, risking bankruptcy - it's all logical

In 2001, the career of Kees de Jong went through a pivotal moment. Right in between his first…


hiring at seed stage

Hiring at seed stage: for 10X users, look for “10X” people

With the ongoing conversation about growing and scaling a startup from pre-seed and seed stage to…


Average Growth Rate For Startups

Building a startup into a sustainable business requires multiple years of commitment. But how do…


Incubator Or Accelerator: Which One Should You Choose?

Do you prefer podcasts? Listen to the audio here You probably have heard of incubators and…


Employee Stock Options Template

Preparing employee stock option agreements is a complex and lengthy process. This is why we decided…


Employee Stock Options: Common Practices And Examples

In our previous post about how much equity to offer to investors at different funding rounds, we…


Read This Before Writing A Business Plan

Call them unfashionable, long, unread, or boring, business plans are still the main way to…


How to Plan a Successful Exit Strategy for Your Business

The global number of businesses bought and sold in 2014 was 11% higher than the year before. As…


4 Reasons why Cash is King or Why You Should Care About Your Burn Rate

Cash is important for survival. The burn rate (how fast you 'burn' the cash in your business) is…