Thoughts From Us

Yannick Oswald

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.

Yannick Oswald

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?'

Yannick Oswald

Drinking from a hose


Have you ever tried to drink from a hose? Trust me; you will last a max of 15 seconds...

Yannick Oswald

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'.

Yannick Oswald

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?

Yannick Oswald

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

Yannick Oswald

One more, from Seed to IPO. Walkme goes public.


Yesterday our portfolio company Walkme announced that it would go public on the Nasdaq.

Yann Decroos

“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.

Yannick Oswald

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...

Yannick Oswald

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.

Yannick Oswald

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...

Yannick Oswald

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.

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