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Real-Life Lessons From Shark Tank

North was recently quoted dropping some knowledge in the article, Real-Life Lessons From Shark Tank on Entrepreneur.com. Here’s an excerpt: Know when to pitch. Entrepreneurs with a well-developed product and proven financial success have the best luck with the “sharks,” says David Brody, a managing partner at the venture analysis firm North. “Nothing builds momentum like [...]

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Startup Weekend Teams Up With Venture 360

The crew at Venture 360 (a North venture…) has just teamed up with Marc and Clint over at Startup Weekend to bring their throngs of ambitious entrepreneurs some valuable insight and to support Startup Weekend in their mission to foster more innovation around the globe. Startup Weekend is a 54 hour startup event that provides [...]

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Be Forewarned About Those 4 Wheels

The following excerpt is taken from Breaking Through The Broken: The Transparent Guide To Overcoming The Inefficiencies In Early Stage Venture Capital. Buying a used car is an exciting process, but coming home with buyer’s remorse is easy if you don’t do your homework. To avoid a financial disaster, not to mention having a two-ton [...]

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Are They Ready For Prime Time?

Professional sports franchises spend thousands of dollars on scouting, background checks, and running draft prospects through a series of mental and physical tests before they decide to invest millions of dollars. General Managers look at everything before risking their pick on an expensive draft pick. This is even truer when it comes to making a [...]

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Love The Location, But How's The Roof?

Now ask yourself, would you buy a new home on a gut feeling or simply because the guy selling it says it’s a great deal? Probably not. A sensible real estate investor would probably evaluate every aspect of the property; from the foundation to the roof, the plumbing, the electrical, the lot size, the appliances, [...]

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Due Diligence: A Brief History

Smart, wealthy, and very successful men and women lose billions of dollars every year investing in new ventures. Why? Recent research shows investors are often investing without first conducting their own thorough due diligence. Just how powerful is the connection between due diligence and investor returns? A recent three-year study of 539 Angel led investments [...]

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Hot Off The Presses: Our Latest Constructive Prose

As you know, the North team is on a mission to accelerate the rate at which innovation gets created in this country; and that effort begins with being more transparent with and helpful to entrepreneurs. Our new paper called Breaking Through The Broken: The Transparent Guide To Overcoming The Inefficiencies In Early Stage Venture Capital [...]

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Accelerating Innovation By Analyzing DNA

Excerpt taken from President Obama’s Inauguration Speech: In reaffirming the greatness of our nation, we understand that greatness is never a given. It must be earned. Our journey has never been one of shortcuts or settling for less. It has not been the path for the fainthearted — for those who prefer leisure over work, [...]

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The Venture 360 Unleashed

North delivers world class due diligence to the early stage venture market with the Venture 360 Report. Building on several years of evaluating, structuring, and launching new products & companies, the North team has combined human intelligence and data driven decision making in a powerful new package. If you’re looking to become a more effective [...]

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