The Four Most Common Mistakes Startups Make When Selling to Large Companies

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This post was written by Neil Soni, a valuable GAN community mentor. Neil has built, grown, and created new ventures – both within the world’s largest brands and as an independent entrepreneur. Neil currently runs a growth and innovation consulting practice, which helps startups and Fortune 500 companies partner and invest in cross-industry technology and commercial opportunities. He is also the founder of Unlimited Brewing Company, the world’s first platform brewery.

The Secret Silicon Valley Shouldn't be Hiding

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As a senior technology correspondent for CNN, Laurie Segall has interviewed many of the biggest players in Silicon Valley over the years. But in her new docuseries, Mostly Human with Laurie Segall, she sets out to unveil some of the darker sides of entrepreneurship and the tech industry.

4 Reasons You Don't Have to Move Your Start-up to Silicon Valley to be Successful

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*Originally posted on CNBC here.

It’s no coincidence that some of the most successful start-ups in history — including many of the so-called “unicorns” — are headquartered in Silicon Valley. The Bay Area’s proximity to top tech talent, a plethora of incubators and accelerators, and a “who’s who” of innovative companies make it a fertile hunting ground for venture capitalists looking to throw money into the next Facebook or Apple.