Let’s talk about the companies Zell Capital has in its portfolio. One that jumps out is Dolr which seems to be a fintech company that is shrewdly tapping into the student debt market and another company in the Zell portfolio is Telly with a business model of providing a free 4K HDR smart TV that […]

https://youtu.be/QqaLrcbQ_3A What business or socioeconomic trends do you see that are either concerning or positive for the startup community and/or for the future of coworking communities? Aly Merritt: On the bright side, there’s a surge in entrepreneurship. Startups are popping up everywhere, even in rural areas and in industry verticals outside the standard B2B SaaS,

It’s very likely to be harder for startup founders to raise capital in 2023 than it was in 2022 and in 2021. Public market valuations collapsed, which put pressure on growth (i.e. late) stage VC, which is trickling down to early stage investing as well. Angel investors have less wealth than they did a couple

Why is the MBA such a popular graduate degree? While the career progression benefits are published in pretty much every ranking, I have observed a perceptible shift in the reasons why prospective students pursue an MBA over the course of 25+ years of research and recruitment in this space. When I worked in MBA admissions

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What do you want to be when you grow up?  In my case, I didn’t know what I wanted to do until I was 29 when I learned about venture capital and building startups from scratch. Innovators, disruptors, future builders. The topic lit a fire in me, and I knew immediately that I needed a

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