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As you will see, we are trying to use a data-driven approach to identify quality startups that deserve VC attention and remove some of the common biases in the fundraising process. But, to be honest, that’s not how we started. The DFN has been in the making for almost a year now and it consisted of three separate MVPs that we iterated on to get to the offering that we just launched. Here’s the story of how we did it.
There is no easy way to start designing a product from scratch. You can do it with a team or individually but getting started is always a challenge. You’re starring at a blank sheet unable to decide where to start.
When it comes down to it, running a reference isn’t very different from running an interview. Whether recruiting a candidate or investigating a potential deal, a reference is a conversation to understand someone’s experience, ability, and expertise through the eyes of another person who knows them well.
veryone’s talking about diversity. Conversations that have been previously brushed aside are now happening on every platform imaginable; media, social media, in the park, between brands and their consumers, and between companies and their employees. These conversations are not new, they’re just finally being heard.