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The president of Sapphire Ventures explains the 5 top blunders startup founders and entrepreneurs make in pitching to VCs

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

For startup entrepreneurs, nailing a fundraising pitch to VCs can be a game-changer.
The funding could propel their startups to new heights, plus there's the potential boost from being endorsed by a high-profile VC firm.
Jai Das, founder and president of Sapphire Ventures, which has backed tech companies such as Box, DataRobot, DocuSign and Clari, says pitching is really about telling a story - a solid and compelling narrative.
Das explained the top 5 blunders startup founders and entrepreneurs make in pitching their ideas to VCs.
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A quant expert warns the largest investors are facing a new, post-crisis danger that could lead to several years of losses - and explains how they can start limiting the damage

A quant expert warns the largest investors are facing a new, post-crisis danger that could lead to several years of losses - and explains how they can start limiting the damage

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The era of persistently lower interest rates has introduced a new risk to the already challenged fund-manager industry.
Joseph Mezrich, the head of equities quantitative strategies at Nomura, explained in a recent note why fund performance could be persistently lower, and what fund managers can do to remedy this.
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