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Founder Friendly Terms – say wuut?

[fa icon='calendar'] May 27, 2018 10:58:00 PM / by Jakob Soderberg

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One of the key take aways many Danish startups take back home to Denmark after a visit in Silicon Valley is the expression: Founder Friendly Terms and a founder friendly term sheet.

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Hooked, by Nir Eyal - A Must Read for Tech Startups

[fa icon='calendar'] May 9, 2018 12:25:56 AM / by Jakob Soderberg

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A great read for anyone interested in understanding why some products are used over and over again and why some fail.

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Executive Summary - A Guide for Danish Startups in Silicon Valley

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 12, 2018 5:21:28 PM / by Jakob Soderberg posted in the art of pitching, investor pitching, executive summary, The Silicon Valley Way, Innovation Center Denmark Silicon Valley

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One of the elements that are used widely in Silicon Valley (and beyond) is “The Executive Summary”.

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Pitching in front of a big audience

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 4, 2018 1:47:22 PM / by Jakob Soderberg posted in the art of pitching

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Have you ever heard the notion: Don’t re-invent the wheel? (or in Danish - “Du skal ikke genopfinde den dybe tallerken”) - I’m a fan. Don’t try to re-invent sliced bread or anything else that doesn’t need reinvention.

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Spiio takes growth hacking to new levels

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 23, 2018 10:14:38 AM / by Jakob Soderberg posted in investor pitching, startup scaleit, VC funding, the art of pitching

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SCALEit alumni Spiio (June 2016) are on a really interesting growth track (pun intended!).

 

 

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Why Pitching is so much more than Pitching

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 19, 2018 10:16:38 PM / by Jakob Soderberg posted in Pitching, investor pitching, Scaleit, Innovation Center Denmark Silicon Valley

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 I am often met with the presumption that all we care about in Silicon Valley and on the SCALEit program is ...  pitching. I often hear Danish entrepreneurs and founders say something like:

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4 reasons to consider a Silicon Valley investment

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 1, 2018 3:40:48 PM / by Jakob Soderberg posted in startup scaleit, Investors

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This blog post gives you at least 4 reasons to consider a Silicon Valley investment. Especially if you are a Danish tech startup with global ambitions. 

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5 things to consider before seeking a Silicon Valley investment

[fa icon='calendar'] Jan 5, 2018 4:51:00 PM / by Jakob Soderberg

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As a Danish tech startup actively fundraising in the US there are a number of things to consider before starting spending valuable resources (a.k.a. time & money) in that quest.

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Become A Master of Scale

[fa icon='calendar'] Jan 3, 2018 8:59:31 AM / by Jakob Soderberg

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At the beginning of a new year you are most likely making plans for how to truly accelerate your business and become succesful - most startups are.

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What does the perfect SCALEit candidate look like?

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 19, 2017 6:00:57 PM / by Jakob Soderberg

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When we talk to Danish startups to determine whether or not they are a perfect fit for the SCALEit Ignite Program we look and score the companies on 6 different areas. These are also what most investors here in Silicon Valley score their companies after.
  • Team
  • Product/Service
  • Revenue
  • Funding
  • Novelty
  • Mindset/Coachability

Team

Best case we see a talented team with different competencies that ideally have worked together before. 2 to 3 co-founders.

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