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Old World Meets New: Pursuing a Software Enabled and Entrepreneur Centered Approach to Growth Equity

When rich, highly accurate and curated pipeline is provided automatically to a growth equity firm through the application of technology, exciting opportunities become available. A technology-enabled model elevates prospect identification and cultivation from a largely manual process by a firm’s most junior team members into the hands of experienced, senior Partners.

HotelTechReport: PeakSpan Capital Co-Founder Reveals Why Now is the Time to Invest in Hotel Tech

How many hotels are there in the world? Back in 2012 STR estimated 187,000 hotels with more than 17.5 million rooms globally but we’ve seen estimates from Booking and Expedia north of 300,000 and that figure is growing at a rapid clip. Hotels have a stigma for being slow to adopt technology but that’s changing quickly as digital natives moves into leadership roles at hotel groups around the world.
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Forbes: 12 Key Issues For SaaS Startups Seeking Financing

Forbes Magazine has published a helpful and comprehensive article on key issues for SaaS startups that are looking for financing. The authors cover the essential importance of a great pitch deck, the feasibility of finding angel investors, and key things to know about VC funding.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Rivaling dot-com boom, 2018 breaks record for San Diego startups raising cash

San Diego’s startup scene made big gains in 2018, hauling in nearly twice as much money as the prior year. That’s record-breaking attention from investors, and it’s an impressive performance compared to state and national averages.

PeakSpan Capital co-founder on Big Data, big dips and software investing

PeakSpan Capital co-founder Phil Dur spoke to Cromwell Schubarth at Silicon Valley Business Journal about PeakSpan's highly focused, data-driven approach to to finding the startups they back.
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How To Impress A Venture Capitalist: 12 Prominent VCs Share What Gets Their Attention

Forbes Magazine spoke to a dozen VC firm founders and partners to get their wisdom on what it takes for companies to make a great impression on the VC circuit. PeakSpan co-founder Phil Dur contributed this advice on showing how it all stitches together: “I am always impressed by entrepreneurs who can articulate a compelling…

Old World Meets New: Pursuing a Software Enabled and Entrepreneur Centered Approach to Growth Equity

When rich, highly accurate and curated pipeline is provided automatically to a growth equity firm through the application of technology, exciting opportunities become available. A technology-enabled model elevates prospect identification and cultivation from a largely manual process by a firm’s most junior team members into the hands of experienced, senior Partners.

HotelTechReport: PeakSpan Capital Co-Founder Reveals Why Now is the Time to Invest in Hotel Tech

How many hotels are there in the world? Back in 2012 STR estimated 187,000 hotels with more than 17.5 million rooms globally but we’ve seen estimates from Booking and Expedia north of 300,000 and that figure is growing at a rapid clip. Hotels have a stigma for being slow to adopt technology but that’s changing quickly as digital natives moves into leadership roles at hotel groups around the world.

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Forbes: 12 Key Issues For SaaS Startups Seeking Financing

Forbes Magazine has published a helpful and comprehensive article on key issues for SaaS startups that are looking for financing. The authors cover the essential importance of a great pitch deck, the feasibility of finding angel investors, and key things to know about VC funding.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Rivaling dot-com boom, 2018 breaks record for San Diego startups raising cash

San Diego’s startup scene made big gains in 2018, hauling in nearly twice as much money as the prior year. That’s record-breaking attention from investors, and it’s an impressive performance compared to state and national averages.

PeakSpan Capital co-founder on Big Data, big dips and software investing

PeakSpan Capital co-founder Phil Dur spoke to Cromwell Schubarth at Silicon Valley Business Journal about PeakSpan’s highly focused, data-driven approach to to finding the startups they back.

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How To Impress A Venture Capitalist: 12 Prominent VCs Share What Gets Their Attention

Forbes Magazine spoke to a dozen VC firm founders and partners to get their wisdom on what it takes for companies to make a great impression on the VC circuit. PeakSpan co-founder Phil Dur contributed this advice on showing how it all stitches together: “I am always impressed by entrepreneurs who can articulate a compelling and credible case for how the combination of their product vision, market opportunity, team, and go-to-market strategy will coalesce into a unique and disruptive opportunity for their business. Successful growth companies are the byproduct of a well-developed plan executed by a passionate team. In my experience, great entrepreneurs are terrific at showing how their performance to date hews to their vision for the business and its potential.” Forbes Magazine: How To Impress A Venture Capitalist: 12 Prominent VCs Share What Gets Their Attention