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67 Creator Economy Statistics that will Shock You

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67 Creator Economy Statistics that will Shock You

There's a new industry booming right now and it's called The Creator Economy and there is a massive opportunity for the seasoned or budding entrepreneur. My take it there will be a number of VC-backed companies that achieve billion dollar status. And we haven't yet heard of some of them.

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Friday Reads: Investing in Public: Lessons From Tod Sacerdoti

I'm thinking of using Friday to post an interesting book, chapter, or article I've read that others may be interested in reading. I have a relationship with Tod. Tod is an entrepreneur. His previous company Brightroll was acquired by Yahoo! for $640 million. He was on the board of the

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You've raised your pre-seed round. Now what?

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You've raised your pre-seed round. Now what?

$2M at an 10M cap. Congratulations, you've just raised your pre-seed round in 2021. Now what? Here's my Quick Start Guide: Acknowledge that you've raised your round. Craft your first investor update, share the news with your team, and pat uourself on the back. Work through your product development process

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Vikrant Duggal
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Vikrant Duggal Rolling Fund fee structure

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Vikrant Duggal Rolling Fund fee structure

As of today I've raised $250K for my Rolling Fund. As the capital commitment increases, my quality of thinking is increasing. The questions I'm asking myself are getting better, the questions investors are asking are getting more refined too. Yesterday an LP asked me about my fund's fee structure. This

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Vikrant Duggal
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Investing like the 0.0001%

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Investing like the 0.0001%

As I launched my Rolling Fund this week I've been thinking about my decade working in the Venture Capital asset class. First, as an operator who has generated large returns for angel investors and VCs. More recently, as a consultant who has supported founders and given them massive ROI on

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Vikrant Duggal
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On Launching a Fund

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On Launching a Fund

I am an engineer, an operator, a growth expert and a successful business consultant. Selected by AngelList for their Early Access Program, as of January 1, 2021 I will also be the General Partner of a rolling fund, which is an innovative investment vehicle and the perfect opportunity for me

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A conversation with Reid Hoffman and Chamath Palihapitiya

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A conversation with Reid Hoffman and Chamath Palihapitiya

Over the last three years I've worked with over a dozen early stage companies. This year I made a goal to launch a fund. I've been investing time understanding the landscape of early stage investing (which is different from early stage consulting). I've joined the On Deck Angels Fellowship, speaking

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Notes: Do Things that don't scale

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Notes: Do Things that don't scale

In 2013, Paul Graham wrote an essay titled "Do Things that Don't Scale". I summarized it for myself. This will likely apply to any makers, creators, and existing and future founder. Here are my highlights. One of the most common types of advice we give at Y Combinator is to

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