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After A 15-Minute Coffee Meeting, An Investor Offered This 21-Year-Old Founder $500,000

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Josh Miller is the 21-year-old CEO of a buzzy little startup called Branch. He recently raised a big seed round of financing, $2 million, from top-tier angel investors like TechStars' David Tisch, Foursquare investor Rick Webb, and Twitter cofounder Evan Williams. Like many founders these days, Miller has been hit...
After A 15-Minute Coffee Meeting, An Investor Offered This 21-Year-Old Founder $500,000

A Startup's Nightmare First Experience With The Press

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When Brad Hargreaves was in college, he cofounded a company called GoCrossCampus. His startup got press most founders only dream of: an above-the-fold feature in The New York Times.  Titled, Storming the Campuses, it was a shining profile of Hargreaves' company. It was published in March 2008, just before Hargreaves...
A Startup's Nightmare First Experience With The Press

Find Out How OMGPop Hit One Million Downloads In Ten Days

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Would-be acquirers are reportedly lining up to buy OMGPop, a game-making startup whose latest app, Draw Something, catapulted to one million downloads in ten days in January. Then it hit five million downloads two weeks later, and clocked in at 30 million as of today. How did the game...
Find Out How OMGPop Hit One Million Downloads In Ten Days

'Social Proof' Is The New Street Cred For Landing Major Investors

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How do teenagers and twenty-year olds land huge investment deals? "Investors are looking for 'social proof' and that doesn't necessarily have to come from working at a hot startup before," says General Assembly co-founder Brad Hargreaves, 25, who started his first company in college. Watch below the Startup 2012 panel...
'Social Proof' Is The New Street Cred For Landing Major Investors
General Assembly aims to match education to market demands

Technology Education Startup General Assembly Raises $10 Million

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General Assembly, the New York-based education startup that offers classes and mingling space to tech developers and entrepreneurs, has raised $10 million in new funding, via an SEC filing. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the new investment but did not reveal who the new investors are. General Assembly originally...
Technology Education Startup General Assembly Raises $10 Million

Young Entrepreneur Council launches its #FixYoungAmerica campaign

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In October of last year, we introduced you to Gen Y Capital Partners, a nationwide effort to promote entrepreneurship led by Scott Gerber and his organization The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Gen Y Capital Partners is the first $10 million fund for young entrepreneurs that comes with the support of President Obama and the White House. Gerber,...
Young Entrepreneur Council launches its #FixYoungAmerica campaign

I'll Take $10 Million Please! How Do Founders Know How Much To Raise?

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Some startups raise $100,000 seed rounds, others raise $1 million. How do founders know how much to raise, and how do they avoid over-raising? We asked three founders this last week at Business Insider's Startup 2012 conference. They all agreed: for seed rounds, the amount is arbitrary. "I picked $1...
I'll Take $10 Million Please! How Do Founders Know How Much To Raise?

Brad Hargreaves: I Raised $2 Million Too Much When I Was Young And Foolish

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General Assembly, a school for aspiring entrepreneurs, was cofounded by 25-year-old Brad Hargreaves last year and it's his third startup. Hargreaves founded two other companies while he was in college. For the second, GoCrossCampus, he and his cofounders raised $2 million with no product and no concept of how to...
Brad Hargreaves: I Raised $2 Million Too Much When I Was Young And Foolish

General Assembly Co-Founder Is Leaving To Start A New Company

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Adam Pritzker, one of General Assembly's co-founders, is leaving his day-to-day role at the education startup to begin a new venture. Pritzker's next startup is called Assembled Brands, and he's already hired a number of individuals to work on it with him. The startup has not yet launched.  There isn't...
General Assembly Co-Founder Is Leaving To Start A New Company

General Assembly Raises $9.8 Million Series B From Tony Hsieh And Others To Open A Campus In Vegas

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General Assembly, a startup school founded by Brad Hargreaves, Jake Schwartz, Adam Pritzker and Matt Brimer early last year, has raised a $9.8 million Series B round of financing. Investors include Zappos' Tony Hsieh, who invested through Vegas TechFund, John Fisher, Mousse Partners, and previous investors Maveron, Bezos Expeditions, Tom...
General Assembly Raises $9.8 Million Series B From Tony Hsieh And Others To Open A Campus In Vegas
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