Archive: product-market fit
What Went Wrong With Quibi
By Andy Gordon on October 22, 2020
In calling it quits, Quibi proved the adage that nothing guarantees success except success itself. The company seemed to have everything going for it. A massive pool of capital — $1.75 billion worth. An A+ roster of investors that included Alibaba, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and practically all the major studios — Sony Pictures, MGM Studios, Lionsgate, Walt Disney, NBCUniversal and Viacom. And it had Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim. Two megastars led the…
The Five Metrics Startup Investors Are Most Likely to Get Wrong
By Andy Gordon on December 4, 2019
Early investors have few metrics to go by when evaluating potential startup investments. Here are five metrics, in particular, that investors often misconstrue.
Mailbag: Exploring AngelList, Weighing Seed and Series A Investments
By Early Investing on March 17, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explains how AngelList works and the differences between seed and Series A companies.