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Founder and CEO of the Intro George Burgess chats on the what works podcast

Inside Angel Investing: The Education of George Burgess

Serial startup founder, angel investor, and college dropout George Burgess founded exam prep startup Gojimo when he was an undergraduate student at Stanford. Burgess was seemingly living the founder dream, but as his dorm-room startup found an audience Burgess found it was too hard to juggle both school and building his company. So, he left Stanford, and that is where his entrepreneurial education really began.

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What works podcast episode 9 on angel investing

Inside Angel Investing: Should You Join an Accelerator?

Accelerators are a great way to jumpstart a startup, offering technical and business help, a built-in network, and the unrelenting pressure of time to get your MVP ready for demo day. Eamonn Carey from TechStars London walks us through the reasons you might want to apply to an accelerator, and why for some, raising an angel round is the better course.

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Ensuring Your Startup is “Enterprise Ready”

When thinking of two types of businesses that are at odds, startups versus enterprises would be a pair that quickly comes to mind. But what if you’re a B2B entrepreneur that serves these enterprises as customers? This question and more was what a handful of early-stage entrepreneurs were looking to learn the answers to at a recent event hosted at the AWS San Francisco Loft.

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