The Ultimate Startup Intelligence Tools List 2013


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

Priavte Startups May Get Liquidity With the Launch of SecondMarket in Israel

SecondMarket, the marketplace for alternative investments such as company options and private company stock trading, announced yesterday that it has launched operations in Israel. This could mean big bucks for Israeli entrepreneurs, as they will be able to sell stock and options to interested investors before exiting the company. SecondMarket’s effort in Israel will be led by Ranan Lachman (VP), who was previously at Oppenheimer & Co, one of the largest underwriters for Israeli startups, where he was involved in fundraising and IPOing numerous Israeli private companies. Continue Reading