If you’re like me and you enjoy staying updated on new technology and wish to learn more about startups and entrepreneurship, this post is for you. Being an entrepreneur, I’m always on the internet reading about new startups, large funding rounds, and pitch advice. Here are a 3 entrepreneurship resources you need to know about:
Owned by TechCrunch, Crunchbase is a great tool to learn about other companies, including startups. You’re able to search for a company such as Magic Leap or Skurt, and receive the following information:
- Total equity funding
- Investors and funding amounts
- Key people including founders
- Company news updates
Imagine you want to start an accessory company for AR and VR platforms. Crunchbase could give you information about investors involved in the industry, important company employees to reach out to, and potential competitors to keep an eye on. Go to crunchbase.com to do your own searches or click here to subscribe for daily updates.
Mark Suster is an investor at Upfront VC and a former entrepreneur. He’s known for previously selling one of his companies to Salesforce. He engages in 5 – 10 minute Snapchat Stories that discuss startup related matters such as raising funds and creating the right team. His advice is great. In fact, it’s left me with homework plenty of times. You can add him on Snapchat here: msuster.
Gary, is a very popular marketer who grew his father’s wine business from $3 million to $60 million in just five years. He frequently talks about how he manages to use new technology to his benefit. Gary’s DailyVee videos provide insight on where technology is headed and what can help grow a business. Find Gary on Twitter here: @GaryVee.
I hope that you give these entrepreneurship resources a try. Let me know what you think. Tweet me.