The following is Part IV of a multi-part series on value, segmentation and pricing by guest contributor Steven Forth, Partner at Rocket Builders and eFund Member. Read Part I here, Part II here, and Part III here. This week, a change of pace. Steven shares his perspective on the most important character trait needed for an entrepreneur.
The following is Part III of a multi-part series on value, segmentation and pricing by guest contributor Steven Forth, Partner at Rocket Builders and eFund Member. Read Part I here and Part II here. Also, Steven spoke at a NVBC seminar earlier this year on Choosing a Business Model – catch the video here.
You have found a gap in the market, or maybe a place where a whole new market can blossom. You have brought together some committed people. And there is some money to get to that first take on a minimum viable product.
So when do you start to think about pricing? Read more
2010 Top 10 finalist Jostle announced yesterday that it has secured a further $2 million equity investment.
This financing round was fully sold to private investors, continuing the company’s tradition of independence from institutional investors. Jostle is using these funds to further accelerate customer acquisition and to enhance its reinvention of the employee intranet. Read more
The global energy focus is at a compelling inflection point and the Pacific north west has an opportunity to affect change pertaining to our energy mix. Speed and agility certainly play an important role for industry, however, serendipity is also needed in attracting both capital and consumer interest in the energy sector. Read more
With cloud computing replacing infrastructure, hardware, software and everything in between, it is changing the face of IT.
Questions are arising about the future of IT professionals in the enterprise and the new role that vendors need to play to adapt to the changes. Join the VEF next week as their panel engages in a lively discussion on cloud computing. Read more
The BC Angel Investor of the Year title for 2014 is up for grabs.
The 2014 BC Angel Investor of the Year will be honoured at the 36th Angel Forum in Vancouver on October 28th. The nomination process is intended to be simple, transparent and fair. Nominate your favorite angel now. Read more