Founders Flash

This week’s articles highlight Brooklyn’s first VC fund, consider why cheap startups require expensive funding, explore how failed before it became a successful startup, and feature a Q&A for entrepreneurs on pitching VCs.

Former First Round Capital Principal Charlie O’Donnell Launches Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, a Seed Stage Fund - Nitasha Tiku, BetaBeat According to Charlie O’Donnell, Brooklyn “has the potential to be the very best place in the world to start a technology business.”

Why are cheap startups so expensive? - Kevin Kelleher, Reuters If it’s cheaper than ever to fund a startup’s growth, why are some Web companies receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in financing?

In Tech, Starting Up by Failing – Jenna Wortham, New York Times Every entrepreneur hopes to start the next big thing, but sometimes the first try doesn’t go as planned. This VC Has Heard 10,000 Pitches: Here's What Works - Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider What entrepreneurs need to know about pitching VCs.

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