This week’s articles discuss how venture capital investments are shaking up the consumer product market, offer key takeaways from start-ups that failed, address how to handle criticism on social media, and explain why one VC thinks start-ups should skip out on accelerators.
No Industry Is Safe From VC Disruption – Jonathan Shieber
Venture capital investments are shaking up competition in the consumer product market.
Most Start-ups Fail. You Just Never Hear About Them. – Patrick Coffee, PRNewser
With success stories in overabundance, here are some key takeaways from a start-up that failed and one that came close.
You Tweeted What About My Company?! – Erik Sherman, Inc.
Engaging employees on social media is a great marketing tactic, but comes at the risk of receiving damaging press.
Most Accelerators 'Take Advantage' of Start-ups, VC Chris Lynch Says - Kyle Alspach, Boston Business Journal
VC Chris Lynch explains why he thinks accelerators are taking advantage of start-ups.