Category: Venture Capital (VC)

Lessons from The Bay Way

With all the recent breaking news, stories and reports about: Facebook, Uber, Amazon, Google, YouTube, Alphabet, Twitter, Theranos, AirBNB, and Salesforce, I have often thought about all the massive changes in the marketplace in which we all operate these days. I have witnessed and experienced since I was involved in …

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Why today’s best marketers and startups must have a higher mission + purpose…

Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder, Geoff De Weaver Inc. www.geoffdeweaver.com + www.touchpoint.best   Today’s best marketers and many startups getting so much traction because of: passion, purpose, stakeholder integration, conscious leadership, authenticity, inspiration and a positive culture, which encourages activism. Additionally, the best companies also understand that they need to inspire both …

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How To Build a Startup and be an amazing Founder

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder, Geoff De Weaver Inc. www.geoffdeweaver.com + www.touchpoint.best   I think the best and most successful companies today are formed when entrepreneurs are able to expertly build, inspire, motivate and lead their teams. Importantly, I firmly believe the leaders I admire the most are …

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How To Identify the best Venture Capitalist (VC) for YOU?

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder of Geoff De Weaver Inc. http://geoffdeweaver.com/ + www.touchpoint.best   Here are my key factors based on over two decades of global experience in markets like: San Francisco, New York, Sydney, London, Taipei, Singapore and others. I think every Founder or Startup needs to consider …

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A better way to think about INNOVATION for Startups, Entrepreneurs + Corporations

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder of Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://geoffdeweaver.com/ + www.touchpoint.best   I am often asked to speak about innovation and companies that are the most innovative, most disruptive and outstanding with global marketing. However, I’d like to explain how I think about innovation and the principles …

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BIG DATA + BIG IDEAS = BIG IMPACT TODAY (Part 2)

By Geoff De Weaver CEO & Founder of Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://geoffdeweaver.com/   The chart shown above, courtesy of a recent IBM Investor Briefing, will give you a better perspective on the size of the Sports Market and the opportunity it could offer your business. As you may remember from …

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Startups are just better students of History than today’s REGRESSED Fortune 500’s

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder of Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://geoffdeweaver.com/   As a pioneer in the Internet Marketing space since 1994/95 and working in San Francisco from 1998, it seems to me, that the last decade of my life has been like a bad rerun of “Ground Hog …

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Need to craft a killer Elevator Speech today?

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder, Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://geoffdeweaver.com/   I am writing this to share with you many hard earned but rewarding lessons I have learned since the beginning of the ‘Dot Com’ days in the mid 1990’s and trying to convincing: VC’s, high net worth investors …

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Key things VC’s & Investors look for in Startups

By Geoff De Weaver, CEO + Founder, Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. http://geoffdeweaver.com/   This article is totally based on the last two decades of personal experience, living in global markets like: San Francisco, New York, Sydney, London and Taipei, Taiwan. San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York City and Massachusetts are where …

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