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Mattermark Daily – Saturday, June 21st

From the Investors

Sam Altman of Y Combinator cautions founders to exercise restraint when capital is cheap in “Valuations

Jason Lemkin of Storm Ventures plots out how attractive your SaaS startup is to buyers across six stages in “Acquisitions – If You Do Sell, Try to Make Sure It’s at a Local Maximum

Angel Investor Gary Vaynerchuk redirects your attention to what your consumer really wants in “Supply and Demand

Joshua Henderson of Springboard Enterprises provides a template for cutting down your pitch deck in “The Investor Pitch Appendix is Your Friend

Brad Feld of Foundry Group traces the lineage of the “opportunity fund,” tipping his hat to Fred Wilson and Union Square Ventures in “The Opportunity / Growth Fund Trend

From the Operators

Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt sits down with Kevin Rose of Google Ventures and Brenden Mulligan of Cluster to discuss the state of mobile tech in “Product Hunt Radio: Episode 11

Jason Evanish of Lighthouse taps into his team’s potential by setting lofty goals and tracking their progress in “Do You Believe in Your Team?

Michael Gokturk of Payfirma looks to the payments industry as an example of “The Startup Advantage

Gabriel Manjarrez of Mimoni pinpoints the source of friction when fundraising in “Money is Never in a Hurry

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