Category: marketplace

How even the best marketplace startups get paralyzed
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How even the best marketplace startups get paralyzed

And what you can do about it Josh Breinlinger Contributor Josh is a Managing Director at Jackson Square Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm with $245 million under management, where he focuses his investments in early stage marketplaces. More posts by this contributor Over the past 15 years, I’ve seen a pernicious disease infect…

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Ticket marketplace TickPick raises $40M in its first institutional funding
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Ticket marketplace TickPick raises $40M in its first institutional funding

TickPick was founded back in 2011, but it never raised any institutional funding — until now, with the announcement of a $40 million investment from PWP Growth Equity. Brett Goldberg and Chris O’Brien (who were college roommates before founding TickPick together and serving as co-CEOs) said they created the site as a marketplace where users…

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