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To avoid hostile takeovers amid COVID-19, India mandates approvals on Chinese investments
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To avoid hostile takeovers amid COVID-19, India mandates approvals on Chinese investments

Chinese investors, who have poured about $6 billion into Indian startups in the last two years, will be subjected to tougher scrutiny for their future investments in the world’s second largest internet market. India amended its foreign direct investment policy on Saturday to require all neighboring nations with which it shares a boundary to seek…

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VC firm Oxx says SaaS startups should avoid high-risk growth models
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VC firm Oxx says SaaS startups should avoid high-risk growth models

‘The companies that best meet their customers’ needs always end up winning’ Oxx, a European venture capital firm co-founded by Richard Anton and Mikael Johnsson, this month announced the closing of its debut fund of $133 million to back “Europe’s most promising SaaS companies” at Series A and beyond. Launched in 2017 and headquartered in…

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How to avoid the startup trap of the parasitic consultant
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How to avoid the startup trap of the parasitic consultant

Early-stage startups have a massive problem: there are way, way too many things to do, and never enough people to do them. Whether it’s growth marketing, or product design, or software engineering or a myriad list of other tasks, something somewhere isn’t going to get done by the founding team and early employees. And so…

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How to work with top influencers and avoid ad blockers
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How to work with top influencers and avoid ad blockers

Julian Shapiro Contributor Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, a growth marketing agency that trains you to become a marketing professional. He also writes at Julian.com. More posts by this contributor We’ve aggregated the world’s best growth marketers into one community. Twice a month, we ask them to share their most effective growth tactics,…

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