August 18th, 2015 by

News – Tech firm InDinero thrives by embracing collaborative decision-making

Like a handful of other tech companies, InDinero has adopted an approach to management that gives far more power, autonomy and respect to its employees than traditional companies would. Above, InDinero's San Francisco team on a recent camping trip. Founder Jessica Mah is on the left.
 

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August 13th, 2015 by

News – inDinero’s Jessica Mah lands cover of Inc Magazine

A prodigy, Jessica Mah, 25, was poised for Silicon Valley success. Then she discovered that her San Francisco-based company, inDinero, had a flawed product, an unsustainable business model, and a soap-opera-worthy org chart.
 

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August 13th, 2015 by

News – Aarki Ranks on Inc. 5000 as #3 Fastest Growing Advertising & Marketing Company

Inc. magazine has ranked Aarki, a provider of mobile app marketing solutions, as the #3 fastest growing private company in the advertising and marketing industry and #19 overall in the United States. Three year revenue growth of 11,133 percent places Aarki in the exclusive company of past recipients such as Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle and others.
 

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August 5th, 2015 by

News – Ripple Labs Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

Ripple Labs is proud to announce that we have been awarded as one of the World Economic Forum's "Technology Pioneers" for our innovative distributed ledger technology...Previous winners include: Airbnb, Dropbox, GitHub, Google, Nest Labs, Mozilla and Twitter.
 

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July 24th, 2015 by

What Investors Are REALLY Thinking During Your Pitch

Camp One Ventures listens to almost 500 live pitches a year. If you consider that there are roughly 260 business days a year, then that is an average of 1.92 pitches per day. That’s a lot of listening. So what are we thinking while you are pitching us? Typically, we bet on the jockey- not the horse. This means that investors are sometimes analyzing you more intensely...
 

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July 10th, 2015 by

4 Rules for Crafting Exclusivity Agreements

Mark Suster, of Upfront Ventures, publishes an excellent blog called Both Sides of the Table. It’s one of my favorite peer publications because his investing perspectives and strategic thinking often aligns with the approach we take at Camp One. His recent article on exclusivity deals, highlighting the “Mother of All Exclusivity Deals” (Apple and AT&T), hits home as we often encounter these types of agreements. Traditionally,...
 

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May 21st, 2015 by

News – Rhiza for Marketing lands BBC Worldwide as flagship client

 

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May 21st, 2015 by

News – Ripple Labs

Seagate: Ripple Funding Shows We're Serious About Blockchain Tech
 

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March 15th, 2015 by

The “Tapping” Point for Mobile Payments: Insights from Mobile World Congress

85,000 attendees. Nearly 2000 exhibitors. One topic: The future of mobile. After my team spent a week in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, it’s clear that mobile payments in particular have reached the “tapping” point, if you will. 2015 is poised to be THE breakthrough year for global adoption of seamless mobile payments. Here’s a few of the...
 

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January 20th, 2015 by

9 Ways to Turn Around Your Startup

If you are a founder struggling with turning around your startup and you have not seen this recent New York Times article featuring Jessica Mah, CEO of InDinero, do yourself a favor and check it out. Mah, who founded InDinero in 2009 when she was just 20 years old, shares how she transformed a drowning accounting software startup into a 75-employee business generating $3M in annual sales. InDinero is...
 

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