10 Tools for Understanding and Dissecting an Industry

Whether you’re a startup founder, angel investor or VC, you’ve probably had the need to quickly understand an industry. Dissect the supply and value chain, understand how money flows and what companies are playing in each category. Wouldn’t it be great if you could quickly understand what’s going in mobile gaming, SaaS, marketplaces, etc? Continue Reading

Want Your Startup To Appear in TechCrunch? Lean Marketing Hacks for Startups

How to get the first users to your startup and spread the word using growth hacking techniques. Continue Reading

The Ultimate Startup Intelligence Tools List 2013

VCCAFE STARTUP INTELLIGENCE TOOLS

It used to be hard to find information about early stage startups. Team members (and their background), funding to date, metrics (not just the vanity metrics shared by management). VC Cafe collated the top startup intelligence tools for 2013. These include startup research, market size for startups, competitive analysis, startup maps Continue Reading

Quibb = Twitter + LinkedIn + HackerNews?

Quibb.com logo

If Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Quora, LinkedIn and HackerNews weren’t sufficient for sharing links and professional thoughts, there’s now a new kid on the block. What it says on the tin: “Quibb lets you share what you’re reading for work. Use Quibb to post newsworthy articles, see what colleagues are reading, and discuss the day’s industry news”. But isn’t it a social network for professionals like LinkedIn? Not exactly. Continue Reading

VC Cafe Quora Poll: What are the top startups in Israel 2010?

Vote on the top Israeli startups 2010 as suggested by members of the Israeli startup industry on Quora. Simply select your three top choices and leave your email to get notified of the results. Continue Reading