Walter Thompson

Why VC funding is falling out of favor with top D2C brands

Why VC funding is falling out of favor with top D2C brands

Ali Kriegsman Contributor Share on Twitter Ali Kriegsman is co-founder and COO of Bulletin, a B2B wholesale marketplace. A Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient, her first book, “How to Build a Goddamn Empire,” comes out in April 2021. In 2020, venture capitalists unceremoniously broke up with D2C brands and product-based businesses. Many watched as the […]

 Walter Thompson

Dear Sophie: Banging my head against the wall understanding the US immigration system

Dear Sophie: Banging my head against the wall understanding the US immigration system

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: Tips […]

 Walter Thompson

How to convert customers with subscription pricing

How to convert customers with subscription pricing

Joe Procopio Contributor Share on Twitter Joe Procopio is a multiexit, multifailure entrepreneur. Joe is currently building Spiffy, and previously sold Automated Insights, sold ExitEvent and built Intrepid Media. More posts by this contributor How startups close their first big sales Here’s what happens when you decide to sell your startup The lure of subscription […]

 Walter Thompson

Extra Crunch’s Top 10 stories of 2020

Extra Crunch’s Top 10 stories of 2020

I edited hundreds of stories in 2020, so choosing my favorites would be an exercise in futility. Instead, I’ve tried to gather a sample of Extra Crunch stories that taught me something new. (Which means this top 10 list betrays my ignorance, a humbling admission for a know-it-all like myself.) While narrowing down the field […]

 Walter Thompson

Dear Sophie: Tips for getting a National Interest green card by myself?

Dear Sophie: Tips for getting a National Interest green card by myself?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: What’s […]

 Walter Thompson

4 keys to international expansion

4 keys to international expansion

Levin Bunz Contributor Share on Twitter Levin joined Heartcore Capital in 2019 from Global Founders Capital, the billion-dollar VC arm of Rocket Internet, where he was responsible for investments in Canva, Heyjobs, Instarem, Anyfin and others. During my five years with Global Founders Capital, Rocket Internet’s $1 billion VC arm, I saw more than a […]

 Walter Thompson

Use Git data to optimize your developers’ annual reviews

Use Git data to optimize your developers’ annual reviews

Alex Circei Contributor Share on Twitter Alex Circei is CEO and co-founder of Waydev, a Git analytics tool that measures engineers’ performance automatically. The end of the year is looming and with it one of your most important tasks as a manager. Summarizing the performance of 10, 20 or 50 developers over the past 12 […]

 Walter Thompson

Dear Sophie: What’s ahead for US immigration in 2021?

Dear Sophie: What’s ahead for US immigration in 2021?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: How […]

 Walter Thompson

Silicon Valley should reward zebras, not unicorns

Silicon Valley should reward zebras, not unicorns

Rebecca Honeyman Contributor Share on Twitter Rebecca Honeyman is co-founder and managing partner of SourceCode Communications. Silicon Valley has a unicorn problem. While no one is calling for startups with high valuations to go extinct, there ought to be a lot fewer of them. At least that’s what many young founders have concluded after looking […]

 Walter Thompson

Extra Crunch roundup: ‘Nightmare’ security breach, Poshmark’s IPO, crypto boom, more

Extra Crunch roundup: ‘Nightmare’ security breach, Poshmark’s IPO, crypto boom, more

The rest of the world may be slowing down as we prepare for Christmas and the new year, but we are not taking our foot off the gas. Alex Wilhelm keeps a close watch on the public markets in his column The Exchange, but this week, he branched out to look at some of the […]

Close