Message from Mike — May 2020

Message from Mike — May 2020

Hello friends, Interesting times indeed. It’s admittedly a brand new world. And we are so proud of the work that so many of our colleagues have done to pick up our friends in need. One of the reasons we love San Diego – we’ve got great humans here who will...
What to expect from Venture Capital in 2020

What to expect from Venture Capital in 2020

This week’s Venture Outlook 2020 brought together some incredible perspectives to talk about what we can expect this year from the venture capital industry. Speaking at the event was Correlation Ventures’ Managing Director, David Coats, and National Venture Capital...

How These 4 Startups Raised Millions in San Diego

Beck Bamberger  — founded BAM Communications in 2007 and has since founded three other businesses, Bite San Diego, Nosh Las Vegas and Pangea Pal.. “San Diego-based companies have raked in the funds this year with strategies of full time commitment, niche focus,...

Start Up on the Right Foot — Build a Customer Advisory Board

Peter Kazanjy  — Founder @talentbinhiring (acquired by Monster 2/14). Sales, recruiting, HCM, & SAAS are his jam. Currently writing @foundingsales for next gen of founders. “You’re transitioning those initial research conversations into a longer-term...

Using Expensive Enterprise Software to be More ‘Lean Startup’

Michael Muse — Product Operations, @ManagedByQ Lean Startup is not about money — in fact, this is NOT an article about ROI through displacement. If that topic interests you, your local Salesforce sales rep would be happy to tell you more. For the uninitiated, Lean...

Changes in the Venture Capital Funding Environment

Mark Suster — 2x entrepreneur. Sold both companies (last to salesforce.com). Turned VC looking to invest in passionate entrepreneurs — I’m on Twitter at @msuster The funding environment for tech startups is an ever shifting ground as we go through predictable shifts...