Two great pitches for follow-on rounds from Hot Lime Labs #13 and FileInvite #14 in FKA's portfolio stable. Both founders Vlatko and James made their investor reps Garry and Garth proud. Great progress!!!
Rudi the investor rep of Moxion, FKA's #10 portfolio company press released the recent $1.4m raise to the NBR which resulted in this article.
This week Matt McFedries from Debtor Daddy #06 has circulated his sobering quarterly update. Tough times for his debt collection business.
50 Angels flying a Pink Ribbon wasn't quite 50 but it was lots of fun. Rudi and Dan were battling it out in two black Jeep Wranglers. Tim W proved to be an awesome auctioneer of all things pink. Katheren rocked up in an oversized UN vehicle and brought sausages to feed the nations.
Airtree Ventures acknowledges Suse Reynolds deservedly with this article. She has been a relentless fixture of the Angelic landscape in NZ since the beginning. She is LADY AANZ!
Of course, runway as in runway of a plane to take off, a startup to take off, not a catwalk despite all the cat-herding in our industry. Debra, Phil and Rudi are booked from FKA as are many, many founders. Still, Lady AANZ is calling for some more Angels and the CCH reckons this is a catwalk worth strutting to. Book here!
Lessons from the “Forrest Gump” of Silicon Valley.Marvin shares his personal story and acknowledges that there is no clear success formula which is how he got his nickname. Here just what he did.
While less sexy than marketing or sales, the way your SaaS company handles Pricing & Billing can have a similar impact on your bottom line. In fact, pricing might even be the most important area you can tackle to drive your business’ growth.
On average, pricing and monetization is a more efficient growth lever than acquisition and retention efforts, with 89% more impact than retention, and 282% improvement over marketing or advertising. Read on!
SVS is about Zoom pitches to big-name Valley VCs. Many pitches as early as what we see at ADI.Clinic. A great lesson in positive and supportive reactions from the VCs - the art of saying "NO, not just yet".
Live on Saturday morning (civil hours) or past episodes on YouTube
Cheque-writing is an Angel's honour but it is no competition. With 18 letters to his full name, Cornelius Boertjens has the longest name of all Flying Kiwis and just takes a little longer to sign his cheques