If you are not bootstrapping, you will need to master fundraising. Life and death of a venture depend on liquidity and this usually implies multiple rounds of investments. Competition in the digital age is higher than ever before and if you do not scale fast enough you will lose. No pain, no gain!
We have raised quite a lot of … Read more
A sharp mind needs a healthy body! Balancing mental and physical activities is essential, especially in a modern work environment, with so many high-level professions demanding to sit in front of a computer all day long.
It’s no secret: Switzerland is a financial powerhouse with its global insurance and banking industry. However, it is not so commonly known that the small country in the Alps is also pretty big when it comes to venture capital. According to the Swiss venture capital report, Swiss startups received about CHF 1.24 billion in investments in 2018, which is an … Read more
Setting up a solid model for evaluating accelerator programs is difficult, as there are limited empirical evidence and data history of their performance. However, Michael Fowle from Northumbria University wrote a paper on this issue, which we can highly recommend reading.
The problem is always the same: Startups are fascinating but complex, their ecosystems are complex, and the perfect … Read more
Corporate Startup Engagement (CSE) activities have emerged over the last decade all over Europe. Besides large franchise type operations such as TechStars or Startupbootcamp, various new corporates and topic-driven accelerators launched. Today, startups, investors and mentors are facing a luxury decision problem: Which accelerator program to support and/or follow?
At Venionaire Capital we are tracking venture capital and accelerator … Read more
We know how important it is to organize the agenda from the beginning of the year in order to don’t miss anything. Let’s start by saving the dates of the most important events. 2019 will be full of technological events that will revolutionize the spectrum. There are more and more players in the field, more things to learn, professionals to … Read more