- a strong leadership team,
- proven product-market fit, and
- a clear go-to-market strategy.
When VPs, Directors and Managers sit down to negotiate offer terms, there’s a huge gap between West and East Coast outcomes. In Silicon Valley, candidates command 3-4 times the value in new hire grants compared to those out east. Why the difference, and how should startups position themselves accordingly?Read More
September 25, 2018
Mission Bio, Inc., the pioneer in high-throughput single-cell DNA analysis and precision genomics, today announced a first-of-its-kind study demonstrating its ability to perform single-cell DNA analysis at speed and scale orders of magnitude higher than prior methods. The study, published in Genome Research and co-authored by researchers at Mission Bio and MD Anderson Cancer Center, illustrates its Tapestri platform’s ability to identify the evolution of cellular mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) tumors. This study provides unprecedented insight into the cells that drive complex diseases like cancer and opens the door to the routine sequencing of tumors.Read More
Who pays higher salaries for data scientists — Google or emerging startups in Silicon Valley? You might think it’s a silly question, but if you answered Google, you’d be wrong. For founders, skilled worker base compensation is no longer a cost cutting haven.Read More
August 8, 2018
In this article commissioned by Business Insider, Melia Robinson examines how venture capital firms are specializing in order to compete for hot investment deals. This article includes Mighty Capital as an example of this trend and also re-shares quotes from Managing Partner, SC Moatti’s previous interview and 7/17/2018 Business Insider article also written by Melia Robinson.Read More
Today, we’ll explore three strategies that lead to healthcare sales “wins” and point out how we can tell if the teams we meet in our screenings have what it takes to deploy them. Those 3 business behaviors are: Arbitrage, Stories and LeverageRead More
July 18, 2018
In this article commissioned by Business Insider, Mighty Capital Managing Partner SC Moatti discusses social influence and what makes the venture firm stand out from the pack from other startups.Read More
SC has always loved public speaking. While earning her MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business, she was an instructor in public speaking. Today, SC is represented by the Washington Speakers Bureau and Big Speak. She speaks about investing and innovation at prestigious conferences globally, including the Mobile World Congress, the Collision Conference, the Commonwealth Club, the Gartner Summit, and the National Association for Corporate Directors.Read More
July 12, 2018
In this article commissioned by Fortune, Mighty Capital Managing Partner SC Moatti answers 5 questions on being a dealmaker:
- TERM SHEET: Why did you launch a $13 million fund at a time when we’re seeing more and more firms raise mega-funds?
- You say that a lot of Silicon Valley firms create “artificial differentiation.” What do you mean by that?
- What do you think about the effect mega-funds, such as SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund, are having on the ecosystem?
- What are product managers talking about right now?
- You don’t like talking about diversity at your firm. Why?
In this interview with One Million by One Million, SC Moatti talks about bootstrapped entrepreneurship.Read More
April 24, 2018
In this article commissioned by Corporate Livewire, Mighty Capital Managing Partner SC Moatti outline the new faces of venture capital and hones in on three categories she finds particularly compelling: the whale, the dolphin and the minnow.Read More