How VCs Really Pick Teams to Invest In – Part 2 the Team #2
Part 2: The Team. We’ve already broken down VC expectations for founders and CEOs in our article ‘Forget the business plan – how VCs really pick teams to invest in. Part 1: the founder’. So in this article we are tackling the rest! If you plan on achieving scale (and you are on the wrong website if you don’t) you’ll need a kick-ass team to help you build, execute and lead. And the VCs definitely know this. So what are they looking for?
How VCs Really Pick Teams to Invest In – Part 1 the Founder and CEO #2
Part 1: The Founder and CEO. When it comes to investing their money, VCs have to weigh up a huge number of competing and sometimes contradictory factors. But as Marc Andreessen, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz, once said during an interview – ‘the decision ultimately is and should be around people.’
Collaboration is a Must-Have Skill, but How Do You Collaborate with Someone You Don’t Really Know? #2
Invigorate’s advisor, Robert Yeo, describes just how critical collaboration is in business.
Diverse businesses outperform their peers by up to 36% – can you afford not to tackle diversity in 2021? #2
Recent studies have shown that diversity actually increases profits and financial performance. Ambitious businesses need to address their diversity issues immediately if they want to prosper and grow.
How to Become More Purpose-Driven as an Organisation #2
Invigorate Advisor and scaleup CMO, Edwin Abl, discusses how to engender purpose in your organisation using three key steps.
Three Practical Ways to Be a More Successful Leader and Manager #2
Invigorate Advisor and scaleup CMO, Edwin Abl, shares his tips on how to become a successful manager and team leader.
How to Motivate and Get the Best Results from Your Team #2
Invigorate Advisor, Robert Yeo, takes a look at six core leadership styles and discusses why leadership is more important than ever to run a successful, modern organisation.
Diversity in Leadership – Is It Really Something We Can Fix? #2
Amidst all the talk of further lockdowns and economic recessions, we took some time out for our recent October masterclass to talk about that other BIG corporate topic – Diversity.
How to Leverage Workplace Diversity to Drive Business Growth #2
2020 put a lot of important issues on the back-burner – climate change and corporate diversity being two of them!
What is an Ecosystem and How to Build One Around Your Growth Business #2
An ‘ecosystem’ is widely used to describe an area where entrepreneurs “hang out.” But what exactly is it?