During the election Twitter saw record-breaking volume, with traffic on the service peaking at around 875,000 tweets per minute — 327,452 tweets per minute directly related to the election alone.
START YOUR Y-AXIS AT ZERO.
Last night I had the good fortune of having dinner with a great group of folks from a diverse set of backgrounds. As we went around the table making introduction, each of us were asked to share one thing we’re thinking hard about right now.
As the the intro wave made it’s way around the table it…
Top Funding Sources For Startups:
1. Personal Savings
2. Credit Cards
3. Friends and Family
Interesting to note that less than 20% of the fastest growing companies in the US were VC backed.
A great reminder that the traditional venture capital product is not for everyone. Nor is it a predictor of future success.