Last week, Reddit announced chief executive Yishan Wong’s resignation listing a dispute over office space as the reason for his departure. Yes, you read that correctly. Office space.
Today, I want to discuss one of the topics that I’m ALWAYS asked about when I talk to new founders or people thinking about starting a business — the magic (or lack thereof) behind setting valuations for early stage companies.
When we launched the #BeenThere series we promised to be candid and transparent. We promised to focus on the less than sexy stuff that actually impacts our success and yours.
When we promised that, we had not planned for this.
“Your panel has over 650 people registered and we only have room for 150,” our PR team reported. 650?! We were 500 over capacity for a Denver Startup Week panel we hadn’t even actively promoted. 500 people we had to turn away at the door. Now, I’m always surprised to see even a few people ...
Mayor de Blasio just announced the launch of Digital.NYC and they have asked to use our PivotDesk API to power its commercial space section of the page.