March 5, 2016

DunRobin Weekender - 5 March 2016
March 5, 2016

On Angel Investing

"Evaluating the Risk—Reward Relationship Across Funding Rounds" - We looked at 20k data points going back 10 years to determine the sweet spot in venture investing
"Finding Billion Dollar Secrets" - Mike Maples Jr. of Floodgate shares his take on how doing something legendary comes from obsessively pursuing insights that defy conventional wisdom
"Who Invests in Social Impact" - Hyde Park Angels details which Chicago investors are investing with social impact in mind.

On Entrepreneurship

"Quit Wasting Time On Ideas that Suck"The Google Ventures team discusses how they eliminate costly bad ideas by testing ideas fast and cheap
"5 Questions to Get You on the Path to $10mil in Annual Revenue" - Daniel Levine of RJmetrics puts together a series of questions to get your business to achieve similar growth patterns to high-performing companies
"The Second Hardest Part" - Mitchell Lee of Penny describes why prioritization is so difficult in a startup

Live DunRobin Raises:

  • Xerion Advanced Battery: $1M

Chicago Rounds Closed:

  • Applied Pathways: $6M
  • Figo Pet Insurance: $4M
  • Infiniscene: $1.8M
  • HomeChef: $900k
  • Bolstr: $676k
  • 4D Healthware: $610k

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