We are thrilled to welcome a new Expert, Jelle Stolwijk. He is an experienced founder and growth marketeer, currently working as a freelance Head of Growth leading go-to-market strategies for startups and scaleups.
We are very happy to welcome a new Expert this week, Viki Pavlič! He is a pitch deck architect and a pitch coach who helps startups get their 'wow' across by making their story clear, concise and convincing.
We are excited to welcome Frank Visciano as Master. Frank is a seasoned startup leader with more than 15 years of experience across multiple functions of scaling companies.
We are excited to welcome two new Masters this week. Amit Vaidya is a Life Science Expert and Board Advisor. Brad Furber is a securities lawyer, investor, entrepreneur and venture finance advisor.
How aware are you of your blind spots? Do you try to do everything yourself or do you realise where you could use help and seek it out?
Our co-founder Dieuwke Hoogland moderated an all-female panel during the World Business Angels Investor Week.
We are looking for Ambassadors from all over the world to join us. Contact us if you are interested!
Look at what people do, not what they say. Behavioural research is a powerful way to shed light on everyday consumer motivations and frustrations.
It’s often said that the most successful entrepreneurs are visionaries. Was Steven Jobs a visionary? Or an astute observer?
Learn about this pragmatic tool we use to make sure everyone is on the same page for changes from the beginning and more importantly, stays there.
We are building a passionate group of Masters, highly skilled entrepreneurs and experts. And that itself is not unique. What differentiates us is our passion for entrepreneurship.
After the 1st half of 2021 - and heading towards an even better 2nd half - it’s time to share some findings and insights on our work at Masters of Scale for international scaling founders.
Objectives and key results (OKR) is a goal-setting framework that helps organisations define goals — or objectives — and then track the outcome
Improve your chances of success by taking the time to read about successes and failures of others, and the best practices that have bubbled up from these over the last decades.
Six criteria demanded of you when pitching for your investment and the what and how that will make or break your case
What to expect at each stage of the venture capital meeting process including initial filtering, socialisation, company-partner meeting and legal & diligence.
Fundraising is a highly competitive professional environment. Having a great company is not enough — you must also have a great pitch. Here are ten simple rules to make a good pitch great.
Scale-ups have the opportunity to build their IT infrastructure from scratch, including their cloud provider
90% of businesses fail because they couldn’t get anyone to buy their product. These and other major hurdles in preparing for a breakthrough come back to one central theme: Customer Insight.
The difference between a financial investor and a strategic investor and which one is better for your company
You’re going to have plenty of challenges in attracting investors, don’t make forcing them down the NDA path one more reason to not get a pitch to begin with
In this competitive world, you need an edge. Some entrepreneurs and businesses can step ahead of their competition with authority-based marketing. Learn how.
Key takeaways and insights from our virtual roundtable entitled “Navigating this Crisis Together".
How can you weather out this “perfect storm” and survive as an entrepreneur?
Y Combinator's Paul Graham shares his view on how not to die as a start-up in this article from 2007 which is still very relevant!
In this post we take a look at how to run a tight Series A process to help you get multiple competing term sheets, while not taking a lot of time.
Is entrepreneurship intrinsic in the individual (nature) or is it learned (nurtured). Or said differently; are entrepreneurs born or are they made?
When you are going out to fundraise you need to decide how much capital to raise. Investors are looking to fund a company to a milestone. Learn more in this article.
Venture capitalists make decisions constantly about whether or not to invest in various startups. Read here about 15 key determining factors.