Our curated links for you this week are all focussed around the theme we at NEXT are digging deep into; Changing the way VC investment is done and getting back to building independent, sustainable businesses. How can we impact and strengthen the ecosystem and economy with actual value.
Seed funding is not what it used to be. That is why Indie.vc is trying to change the model. In this article they share their “gold standards for independent businesses”. We at NEXT agree, let’s change the game.
Many of us are familiar with the Startup=Growth mantra. Companies taking on venture capital are expected to grow fast. Before you start thinking about growth ask yourself what is the one metric that you want to grow — your North Star.