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How To Grow Your Startup Without Risking Burnout

If you’re going to work with a VC firm, make sure it understands where you’re at in the growth process and how you can move forward in a sustainable way. For example, Defy is an early-stage VC firm that specializes in helping companies maintain sustainable growth immediately after receiving seed capital. No matter what form of funding…

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25 rising stars in venture capital who control millions of dollars in Silicon Valley and decide which startups will blow up

Brian Rothenberg joined Defy.vc, an early-stage venture capital firm, after leading customer acquisition at events startup Eventbrite. Rothenberg is not new to investing, having angel invested in several startups during his tenure in Silicon Valley and scouted startups for Y Combinator, Sequoia Capital, and First Round Capital, but will bring operational expertise to Defy.vc’s growing…

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Mixhalo Live-Audio Tech Startup Remixes Management, Raises $10.7M From Major Bands, VCs

Per Mixhalo’s music roots, its most straightforward application is to ensure that people in the cheap seats at a concert can get the kind of high-quality audio that musicians hear through their in-ear monitors onstage, said Ruxin.

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Incubus guitarist’s start-up could bring better sound to concerts

Here’s how it works. Mixhalo is an app that beams a perfect audio from the stage directly to your smartphone. The app also allows you to switch between the feeds from individual musicians. If you want to focus on just what the guitarist or the drummer? No problem. Just tune them in.

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Concert-sound startup Mixhalo raises $10.7m funding round

Mixhalo is one of the music/tech startups that was actually founded by professional musicians: violinist Ann Marie Simpson-Einziger and Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger. The startup claims to be “democratising audio at live events” by streaming top-notch audio to people’s smartphones.

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