Kinduct and PhysiMax team up to help combat high injury rates in sport

March, 2016
Source: Sport Techie

Kinduct and PhysiMax team up to help combat high injury rates in sport

Kinduct, a leading human performance software provider, and PhysiMax, a pioneer in real-time Athletic Movement Assessment are announcing a strategic partnership. This partnership will see the combination of Kinduct’s Human Performance Management platform and PhysiMax’s unique real-time, cloud-based assessment technology to provide customers with a scientifically validated, evidenced-based solution for regularly and objectively quantifying athletes’ […]

Vital Connect + physIQ Partnership

March, 2016
Source: Business Wire

Vital Connect + physIQ Partnership

Combined solution integrates Vital Connect’s clinical-grade biosensors and physIQ’s Personalized Physiology Analytics

Protenus raises $4M Series A

February, 2016
Source: MedCityNews

Protenus raises $4M Series A

Protenus, a health IT startup that works with health facilities to track, analyze and prevent data security breaches has raised a Series A to support the expansion of sales, marketing and implementation teams. North Dakota-based Arthur Ventures led the funding round with participation from LionBird Venture Capital, DreamIt Ventures, Cognosante, TEDCO, and the Baltimore Angels.

Staffly Helps Many Find Work

January, 2016
Source: KTVU

Staffly Helps Many Find Work

Staffly featured on the leading morning show in the SF Bay Area, KTVU.

Shopclues, an Indian E-Commerce Startup, Is the Latest Unicorn

January, 2016
Source: Fortune

Shopclues, an Indian E-Commerce Startup, Is the Latest Unicorn

Shopclues, an Indian e-commerce company, announced on Tuesday that it has closed a new funding round valuing it at $1.1 billion and making it yet another tech “unicorn.”

The Erosion Of “Same Round, Same Price”

December, 2015
Source: TechCrunch

The Erosion Of “Same Round, Same Price”

It seems most founders believe investors asking for “extras” on the side are simply greedy and short-sighted. While it’s easy to criticize investors, I believe this behavior is driven in large part as a response to conditions founders have created in early stage investing. Anecdotally, I believe the following two trends, when taken together, have eroded […]

Battlefield Vet Staffly Snags $1.25 Million Seed Round

December, 2015
Source: TechCrunch

Battlefield Vet Staffly Snags $1.25 Million Seed Round

Staffly, an online retail staffing company that appeared in the TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield competition in September, announced that it has received $1.25 million in seed round funding today.

What To Do If Your Lead Investor Asks For ESOP

November, 2015
Source: TechCrunch

What To Do If Your Lead Investor Asks For ESOP

As valuations continue to rise, early stage VCs are getting more “creative” with their deal structuring. In particular, I’ve seen a rise in requests for ESOP shares to be allocated to lead investors for their “value added services.” It’s common to give ESOP to advisors for their value add, so why not investors?

Why VCs don’t invest in ‘good’ companies

October, 2015
Source: VentureBeat

Why VCs don’t invest in ‘good’ companies

Every VC says they are looking for great founders that are solving real problems in big markets. So why is it that so many “good” companies that seemingly meet these requirements still fail to raise money from VCs?