More than 50 per cent of the founders of start-ups in Poland have lived abroad. That’s one of the headline findings of a major new report looking at the start-up scene in Poland, prepared by the Startup Poland Foundation and published on September 5.
Many years ago, I was sitting inside an investor’s office in Redwood City in Silicon Valley, and he asked me a question that threw me off-guard. He wondered if the returns on real-estate in Africa were not better than the returns on startups? His family had bought a lot of land in Tanzania for farming, […]
Becoming an angel investor is simple in principle: have money and invest. Unfortunately for many of the smartest founders in the startup ecosystem, that requirement can prove a complete block on investing in the companies they see day after day, since early liquidity can be hard to find for founders.
Nick Hughes hosted the first Feature Friday event back in March 2014 as a way to help early-stage entrepreneurs pitch their ideas in 99 seconds and network with others in the Seattle startup community. Now he’s taking the idea global. Hughes, a veteran of the Seattle startup scene, has grown Feature…