Venture Capital Hacks

The Forbes Midas List is the definitive ranking of the world’s smartest tech investors, with profiles of the 100 top VCs. Check out the Midas list of 2016:

From the Investors:

The last big wave which helped generate huge returns for technology investors was largely driven by phones. Since it has always been very tricky to predict what is the next big wave, Semil of Haystack has a great point of view to address the answer to finding the next big wave:

Getting a job in venture capital is not about “who you know.” It’s about “who you’ve helped.” Ali Hamed of coVentureVC has some wisdom to share:

jason, a notable angel investor have decided to take a 100-day break from social media in order to focus on some important projects he has been brewing:

From the Operators:

Product Hunt has put together a list of six different tools to help you monitor when your startup is mentioned online, as well as track companies, markets, and people you care about :

Apoorva Mehta, the CEO of Instacart say that Instacart is now “unit economic profitable” in ten of its markets, which means that it makes money on average orders in areas like Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

Ryan Sheffer, Co-founder of Zero Slant puts together a list of lessons that he learned while raising a seed financing round:

Startups:

Check out the 59 startups that demoed Y Combinator winter’ 16 demo day 2:

Juno, a months-old, founded by Marco, who previously sold his company viber for $900 million is a New York-based ride-sharing service that is planning to take on Uber, is talking with investors about a $30 million round of funding:

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