August 29th, 2016 by

The Top 16 VC Buzzwords of 2016

We scraped 16,800 headlines to find the trending keywords for 2016.   (click for larger image)   Methodology: VentureBeat is a great source for VC news. Import.io is a great tool for scraping content from the web. I wanted to see how the news headlines have shifted since 2015, so we did a web scrape to grab all of the headlines since Jan 1, 2015, sifted out the keywords...
 

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August 16th, 2016 by

News Digest 8.16.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest from some of our portfolio companies. GoodWorld. See how the Kiwi CEO pitched Obama and learn how giving will make you live longer (it's science). GoodWorld CEO Makes Giving Go Viral. via Forbes. inDinero. The 25 year old CEO penned an "Entreocracy manifesto" (when was your last manifesto?) and lands a spot on Steve Blank's podcast. Jessica Mah Reveals How Entreocracy Develops...
 

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July 8th, 2016 by

News Digest 7.8.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest from some of our portfolio companies. GoodWorld. “This technology is game-changing for fundraising" -says the gentleman who made a $25,000 donation seamlessly via a Tweet. GoodWorld Powers Largest Donation Ever On Twitter. via Alexandria News. ActiveHours. This company is eating away at bank overdraft charge fees and Camp One Ventures gets a mention. A 0% Paycheck Advance: Here’s How It Works. via...
 

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June 22nd, 2016 by

News Digest 6.22.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest from some of our portfolio companies. inDinero. Jessica Mah, of inDinero, gets written up in TWO Forbes publications. Talent Practices Of One Of The Bay Area's Hottest Companies. via Forbes. Tax Meets Technology: A Chat With Jessica Mah Of inDinero.com via Forbes. Zooz. CEO Oren Levy discusses the payment challenges merchants are facing. Executive Spotlight Series with Oren Levy from Zooz. via Payments...
 

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June 9th, 2016 by

News Digest 6.9.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest from some of our portfolio companies. Ripple. Goodbye pounds and pennies; Hello bits and bytes. Blockchain tech is going mainstream! Santander Becomes First U.K. Bank to Introduce Blockchain Technology for International Payments. via Nasdaq. Santander U.K. Unit Makes Blockchain Payments Available to Staff. via Bloomberg. GoodWorld. See how GoodWorld allows you to make a charitable donation with just a hashtag. Startup...
 

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May 6th, 2016 by

News Digest 5.6.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest from some of our portfolio companies. Zooz. Zooz gets a upround and Camp One Ventures gets a shout out. Payment startup Zooz raises $24 million as global fintech looks for standards. via TechCrunch. Xola. Xola also gets an upround and Camp One Ventures gets another shout out. Rakuten led the $5 million investment in Xola, the activities booking software startup. via tnooz. Rhiza. At...
 

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April 15th, 2016 by

News Digest 4.15.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest from some of our portfolio companies. Even. It's painful for an hourly worker to have a slow week. Even is fixing that. Plus Camp One Ventures gets a shout. Even Raises $9 Million to Help Hourly Workers With Financial Stability. via Fortune. Ripple. See how Chris Larsen's Ripple went from goat herders to central banks. He calls it, "being in the...
 

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April 6th, 2016 by

News Digest 4.6.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest news from some of our portfolio companies. GoodWorld. Goodworld gets exposure for their good doings in Inc Magazine. Inside the $5 Billion Company That Will Launch Your Business. via Inc. Bookingpal. After a Series B up-round last month, Bookingpal lands a new customer. myBookingPal Announces New Partnership with Bookerville. via Virtual-Strategy Magazine. Credit Sesame. USA Snake People love Credit Sesame (or so the article states). 20...
 

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March 31st, 2016 by

News Digest 3.25.16

Camp One Ventures Portfolio Companies in the News Here's the latest news from some of our portfolio companies. Karmic Labs. Karmic Labs will be profiled on Fox Business as a leader in financial technology innovation this weekend (Saturday 4pm EST). Karmic Labs profiled on Fox Business: 4 things you should know. via Dash. Ripple. Since it was founded in 2012, Ripple has building their business with major banks, who...
 

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August 20th, 2015 by

Convertible Debt Explained in Entrepreneur English

Recently, there were some up and coming entrepreneurs who were asking very esoteric, high-level questions, mostly about leadership and protecting IP. One of them in particular was at a crossroads trying to decide whether he should structure a deal with investors issuing equity or convertible debt. He simply asked: “What do you think I should do?” Well, there are 7 basic components to understanding convertible debt....
 

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