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    Perspectives
    The SaaS-Enabled Network Effect
    The Network Effect The network effect is a concept that we hear often when speaking with both B2C and B2B technology companies. Conceptually, the network effect relies on a framework where the more users are using a product or platform, the stronger the value add becomes for other users, and this virtuous cycle feeds on … Continued
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    Perspectives
    The 10-Slide Investor Pitch Deck and How to Use It
    In his blog, Thinking on Thinking, Volition Capital Managing Partner, Larry Cheng, writes about how much he loves meeting with new companies. “To me,” he says, “it’s the oxygen of this business and the most energizing aspect of the job.” The one thing that can take the energy right out of an introductory meeting? A 20-40 page … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Arteza Raises $24m Series A With Volition Capital; Achieves 10x Revenue Growth Over Two Years
    Read Press Release  High growth consumer brand is disrupting the multi-billion dollar art supplies industry by providing well designed and affordable products direct-to-consumer MIAMI (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 26, 2019 Arteza, the leading direct-to-consumer arts and crafts supplies company, today announced it has raised $24 million in Series A funding from growth equity firm Volition Capital. The company’s revenue growth … Continued
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    Founder Stories
    Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, on What Makes a Great Investor Relationship [VIDEO]
    Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, and Volition Capital Managing Partner, Larry Cheng, sit down and discuss what makes a great investor – and a great investor relationship. Learn more about the whole story behind Chewy.com in our behind-the-scenes case study. 
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    Founder Stories
    Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, Discusses Working with Volition Capital [VIDEO]
    In this video interview, Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, discusses how Volition Capital helped him build the business of his dreams. Check out the Chewy.com story from the perspective of the first investors who believed in Ryan’s vision. 
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    Founder Stories
    Why BURST Co-Founders Hamish Khayat and Brittany Stewart Chose Volition Capital [VIDEO]
    Burst Co-Founders Hamish Khayat and Brittany Stewart sit down with Volition Managing Partner to discuss what it’s like to #growwithvolition Learn more about why Volition invested in Burst Oral Care. 
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    Perspectives
    The Five Most Common “Unbelievable” Things Said in Pitch Meetings
    (and what you might want to say instead) Optimism is an indispensable ingredient for any successful entrepreneur. It is undeniably necessary for entrepreneurs wanting to change the world, take on larger competitors, or break new ground with new products. Optimism is the absolute friend of innovation, but it isn’t always the best friend of the … Continued
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    Perspectives
    Are You a Founder, CEO, or Entrepreneur?
    Are You a Founder, CEO, or Entrepreneur? Founders, CEOs and entrepreneurs all lead businesses. They all can be starters. They all can be builders.  They all can be disruptive value creators. Yet, for all of their commonalities, they are all quite distinctive.  They each come with their own true north. They are often focused on … Continued
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    Perspectives
    Why Are Some Retailers Excelling While Others Are Struggling?
    Answer: The winners take risks to keep pace with the changing consumer. It was great once again to join CNBC ‘s Squawk Box during a busy week of retail earnings reports to discuss an intriguing question: Why are some major retailers running far ahead of the pack while others are gasping for breath? At issue: … Continued
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    Company Updates
    Tracelink Proves Continued Success in Global Customer and Network Growth in Q3 2019
    Read Press Release on PRNewswire NORTH READING, Mass., Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TraceLink Inc., a network-based platform company with the world’s largest integrated digital supply network, today announced financial and company results for the third quarter of 2019. Financial growth highlights for Q3 2019 include: A 59 percent increase in new year-to-date bookings in the U.S.; … Continued
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