We have our own point of view on the people, technologies, and conversations that will shape the future.
SPACs were seemingly everywhere—a previously esoteric financial strategy exploded into prominence in 2020 and 2021.
Startups fail when they don’t build a simple solution to a problem many people have. Many startups fall into the trap of building toward a “mission” rather than a minimum viable product (MVP).
The pandemic’s pressures compressed trends toward digital and virtual care that might otherwise have taken years into a few months.
I recently found myself wondering how venture returns correlate to public market performance during market turbulence.
Downturns are historically terrible for M&A, but there are reasons to believe that may not be the case during this recession. Markets have shown an unfortunate ability to accelerate deal...
Think about the last time you hung up the phone and cursed. If you’re like us, it was likely the result of a poor customer service experience.
I had the opportunity yesterday to provide testimony to the Senate Commerce Committee on the promises and perils of emerging technologies for cybersecurity.
The Usermind team was fortunate to be able to sit down with Ben and Matt for an informal discussion on the current fundraising climate, conquering the competition, and creating a new software category.
What is the actual financial impact of Brexit for early-stage technology companies in Silicon Valley? Zip, zilch, nada.
In this post, we will explain why on-demand marketplaces have a distinct advantage in terms of avoiding disintermediation, maintaining pricing power, and boosting acquisition efficiency.
This post originally appeared in the RSA Conference blog. With IT security spending estimated to crest the $75 billion annual mark before the end of 2015, there’s no shortage of emerging security...
At the start of this year, I was quite optimistic about the M&A environment, and I’m sure I wasn’t alone in the venture community.
This is the best time to raise money for your startup. At least since 1999. But raising money can be a double-edged sword for entrepreneurs.
The sharing economy will be great for consumers, but not so great for the income gap, Venky Ganesan told Bloomberg Brief.
Cloud, data analytics, and mobility are fundamental venture trends that will continue to offer incredible investment opportunities for venture capitalists.
Consumer companies need to scale users with the lowest acquisition cost possible. But users aren’t all equal.