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This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-06-23

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include an insightful interview with Evernote's Phil Libin, tips for securing startup funding, how to sell anything, and more.

 

Check out our must read articles for the week of June 16th - June 22nd:


Q&A With Evernote’s Phil Libin on the Startup’s Fifth Birthday
The sci-fi loving Mr. Libin who once called it “barbaric” that his prescription eyeglass were not yet able to project anything,  talked with Venture Capital Dispatch about how he is pushing Evernote to evolve into something that seems like it’s reading your mind.
VC to Entrepreneurs: Just Be Yourself
Of course you put your best foot forward when courting investment. But there are good reasons to be a bit more transparent, too.
The Two Must-Have Elements for Attracting Startup Funding
YoungEntrepreneur’s Ask the Expert column seeks to answer questions about everything from starting a business to growth strategies. In this segment, Paul Lee, Partner at Lightbank, explains how to attract startup funding.
To Sell Anything, You Need to Know What Makes You Unique
Having a good sales methodology can help you ensure your company runs more disciplined campaigns and focuses scarce resources on your best opportunities. The first post covered the topic of “P” or pain. Simply, this is identifying a customer need which has economic value to them if they can solve it.
4 Young Entrepreneurs on the Creative Ways They Raised Startup Capital
Self-funding isn’t for everyone. Nor is giving up equity in exchange for VC funding early in the lifecycle of a startup. That’s why some scrappy young entrepreneurs have used more creative bootstrapping strategies to get their companies off the ground.

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