Why Startup Accelerators and Early Stage VCs Should Provide Centralized Analytics as a Value-Added Service

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“Startups are the sum of the decisions made by the people who run them.” — Uzi Shmilovici, in Data Driven Decisions for Startups.

Uzi’s recent observation that “startups are the sum of decisions made by the people who run them” really resonated with me, and he’s absolutely right — the earlier startups begin collecting data, the better their decisions will be. There’s only one catch: Most startups don’t have any bench strength in Analytics. Continue reading “Why Startup Accelerators and Early Stage VCs Should Provide Centralized Analytics as a Value-Added Service”