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Mattermark Daily – Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

From the Investors

Brad Feld of Foundry Group shares his approach for making professional decisions in “Try On The Decision For 30 Days

Jeffrey Carter of West Loop Ventures talks about the long-term effects of companies staying private for longer periods of time in “The Path to Exit

Angela Strange and Alex Rampell of Andreessen Horowitz explain why targeting customers at inflection points is an optimal market entry and scaling strategy in “Using ‘Inflection Points’ to Overcome Fintech Startup Distribution Challenges

Lu Zhang of NewGen Capital offers a field guide to help navigate the new landscape of early-stage fundraising in “The New Fundraising Field Guide

Bryan Birsic of Wunder Capital looks at whether the impending clean energy revolution will cause the next financial crisis in “The Big Short 2.0

Boris Wertz of Version One walks through the unique tools Jeff Bezos has developed to institutionalize his core values in Amazon in “How Did Jeff Bezos Scale Amazon Without Destroying Its Entrepreneurial Culture?

Matthew Bradley of Forward Partners addresses what eSports is and its rising popularity in “Journey to the Centre of eSports: Part 1

From the Operators

Adelyn Zhou of Alight Labs discusses the growing popularity of influencer marketing, how to find and connect with influencers, costs, and red flags to look out for in “Mastering Influencer Marketing: 9 Key Questions and Answers

Joy Buolamwini of Code4Rights explores the embedded bias in code that unintentionally limits the audience who can use products or participate in research in “InCoding – In The Beginning

Armando Biondi of AdEspresso writes about where the company is going next and what they are particularly excited about in “AdEspresso Raises $20M. Here’s What’s Next

Monica Rogati, formerly of Jawbone, outlines the pitfalls that emerge as data and its role grows and evolves in “Data Pitfalls – The Startup Edition

Mikael Cho of Crew stresses the importance of making sure your product is solving a problem in “Start With Problems, Not Solutions

Ali Schultz of Reboot.io gives advice on how to navigate the startup world without losing yourself in the fire in “How To Avoid Burnout

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly And Then Some: The 2016 IPO Market (read more)

Everyone knows the 2016 IPO market matters.

Barrett Daniels, CEO and Managing Partner of NextStep Advisory Services, has worked on more than a fistful and is here to explain how bad it is, and for how long.


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