Thoughts From Us
What's your tagline?
Be different. Crafting a tagline for your business is one of the most useful branding exercises one can perform early on.
The 3 questions you must answer
Since I am a venture investor, many people ask me: 'Hey Yannick, what do you think? Is this a good startup idea?'
Drinking from a hose
Have you ever tried to drink from a hose? Trust me; you will last a max of 15 seconds...
Become a Mangrove Fellow
It's that time again. We are hiring two interns for a 6 months period after the summer. The role is slightly different and part of a larger program and network: 'The Mangrove Fellows'.
Too much capital raised? Now what?
Some thoughts on the DNA of a good VC funding round and how to avoid the cap table crunch?
The right mindset for raising venture money
The best way to approach VC meetings is with a different mindset - the mindset to maximize the return you get on the time you spent with VCs
One more, from Seed to IPO. Walkme goes public.
Yesterday our portfolio company Walkme announced that it would go public on the Nasdaq.
“Do the Job Before You Get It”: Breaking into VC with Yann Decroos
Yann talked to the IncludedVC Fellows and shared his top tips on how to break into VC and go above and beyond to make a difference.
You are hyped. What's next?
Last week, I went to Spain, first Barcelona, then Madrid, to get some facetime with some of our portfolio companies, and some entrepreneurs who are building exciting new ventures...
Avoid the Expert Trap
What a ride we are on! I have been in venture for a bit more than 5 years now. Looking at the industry's current status, though, it feels like tech is only getting started.
How to choose your seed investor?
A couple of weeks ago, after a stellar Q4 2020, our company Wix has become Israel's most valuable company. Let that sink for a moment...
Cofounders. How to choose and deal with them?
It's that time of the year again! Spring is coming, and many founding teams are getting ready to raise their next funding round.