Founders Flash: Box Developer Edition – Startups Now Have $40M Reasons to Give It a Try
Box leads The Flash this week, offering startups 40 million reasons to use Box Developer Edition, its file sharing and cloud management platform created in partnership with VC firms Bessemer and Emergence. The Flash has noted Box’s ability to garner consistently favorable business headlines since going public in March (Goodwin Procter represented the underwriter in the IPO). And SV BizJo takes a good look at the real story behind the recent funding boom: “private IPOs.” Also – Hola…what? Maybe it’s time for your company to go ‘Holacracy’…Read these and more in this week’s Founders Flash!
- Box to startups: use Box Developer Edition and access a new $40M pool of money to get you started. (Mashable; VentureBeat)
- Crowdfunding is making news, but startups and small businesses remain hesitant to embrace this new fundraising tool. (Forbes)
- What’s the real story behind the recent startup funding boom? ‘Private IPOs’ by companies that get funding from mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity investors and even sovereign funds. (Silicon Valley Business Journal)
- Looking for an alt-management structure for your biz? Try going ‘Holacracy’ – Tony Hsieh is giving it a go! (Fast Company)