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Mattermark Daily – Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

From the Investors

Mahesh Vellanki of Redpoint Ventures put together a mid-year, data-driven progress report for public Internet stock performance and valuation in “This Is How Public Internet Stocks Have Performed In 2016

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Ezra Galston of Chicago Ventures analyzes market trends and why for better or worse, the price of startups has just gone up in “The Increasing Cost of Consumer Startups

Charlie O’Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures explains what it means to me to actually be ‘in the business’ of investing in “Writing Checks Doesn’t Make You an Investor

Nic Brisbourne of Forward Partners believes it makes sense to plan for a difficult fundraising climate over the next 12-24 months“Mattermark Data Shows US Venture is Slowing Down – Europe May Be Insulated

Sabrina McGrail of Techstars discusses company culture, hiring on a budget and building a team in “Hiring, Culture & Recruiting: Tips for Growing Your Startup Part Three

From the Operators

Serial Entrepreneur Justin Kan and Jenna Abdou of 33Voices discuss how he’s applying lessons learned building Justin.tv and Twitch to support startups at Y Combinator as well as grow his newest company in “EP. #1191 Justin Kan: The Road to Y Combinator” (podcast)

Morgan Linton of Fashion Metric looks at why Silicon Valley and Austin are on the fundraising decline, while Boston and San Diego grow in “Startup Fundraising in 2016

Jimi Smoot of Vesper reminds entrepreneurs and investors that even seemingly useless products have a market in “What’s the point of Chewing gum?

Timothy Chen of OrderAhead guides team managers through how to design the hiring experience and customize for each step of the process in “How to Hire Entry-Level at an Early Stage Startup

Matt Joseph of Locent explains how recent trends in healthcare IT created new opportunities for his team in “Why we decided to focus on healthcare

Blake Thorne of StatusPage writes about putting together their company’s first style guide in “How and Why We Built a Company Style Guide

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