February 6, 2016

DunRobin Weekender - 6 February 2016
February 6, 2016

On Angel Investing

"Do You Have The Drive, Or Don’t You?" - How to identify a fantastic startup team before investing
Fundraising Insight: One-third of U.S. startups that raised a Series A in 2015 went through an accelerator
"Lists are the New Search" - Benedict Evans of a16z investigates whether lists more effective than databases when providing commerce choices to customers?

On Entrepreneurship

"How We Built a Tech Startup Without Tech"Mike Wilner on how he and his co-founder used their lack of technical abilities to their advantage
"Build Your Own Financial Mode" - Andrew Nakkache of Habitat teaches founders why and how to build a financial model for their business
"This Is How You Design a Lasting Brand" - An inside look on how Gusto rebranded and the lessons learned in the process 

Live DunRobin Raises:

  • Xerion Advanced Battery: $1M

Chicago Rounds Closed:

  • GeoFeedia: $17M

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