Tag Archive: The Muse

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    by Jessica Schimm

    “How Are Things Going?” Four Dreaded Words for an Entrepreneur


    “When you run a business, summarizing “how things are going” is more or less impossible. But the secret to answering this question is realizing that your goal isn’t to summarize — it’s to set the conversation in motion along a productive path.”

    By Rachel Lehmann-Haupt (Editor, Women 2.0)

    It’s a natural question when you’re having lunch with a friend, but when it comes to your fledgling startup, it’s often the last one you want to hear. In a recent post in the Harvard Business Review, Kathryn Minshew, the CEO of the Muse and the Daily Muse explains her four point strategy for getting through it.

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    by Angie Chang

    An Angel Investor’s 3 Rules For Investing

    New York angel investor reveals three personal, less standard, emerging “rules of the game” in investing in early-stage entrepreneurs.

    By Adam Quinton (Managing Director, Golden Seeds & Angel Investor)

    Pretty cool seeing two Women 2.0 posts on two companies I invested in (appearing on the same day) celebrating $1 million funding rounds for FlixMaster and The Muse, respectively. I signed up for these two last year, my first full year as an active angel investor, along with three other investments (EpiEP, Consensus Point and Thrive Metrics).

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2013 Startup Competition Finalist The Muse (Formerly The Daily Muse) Raises $1.2M Seed Funding

    For career advice and a better job search, The Muse raises seed funding for the female-founded startup.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Congrats to The Muse and female founders Kathryn Minshew, Melissa McCreery and Alex Cavoulacos on raising $1.2 million in seed funding for the career website! Backed by Y Combinator, the company’s investors include 500 Startups, Great Oaks Ventures, Eric Ries, Gordon Crawford, Cathie Black and Thomas Lehrman.