Murray Newlands

Entrepreneur, Investor, Business Adviser and Speaker


Murray Newlands FRSA is an entrepreneur, investor, business advisor and speaker. He is founder of Due an online invoicing company helping 75k+ business based in San Francisco. Newlands is also an adviser to the Draper Nexus Network of Things Fund that invests in IOT companies. He advises entrepreneurs and start-ups on various subjects from funding to growth strategies. Newlands received a Bachelor of Laws and he is qualified as a Lawyer. He gained his Green Card by being recognized by the US government as an “alien of extraordinary ability.” Newlands is the author of “Online Marketing: A User’s Manual” published by John Wiley & Sons. Murray regularly contributes to Forbes and Entrepreneur. Read More

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5 Things to You Need to Know About Convertible Notes

Though convertible notes are now part of funding currency for investors and entrepreneurs, and most appreciated for their expediency and simple premise, it doesn’t mean they don’t come with their own risks. A convertible note is essentially a debt instrument that allows angel investors to loan out seed money into (usually) early stage startups, which …

5 Ways to Increase Productivity During Fundraising

Founders who thought they had no personal time when they first signed up to pursue this Herculean task of getting a business off the ground will find themselves stretched further when it comes time to fundraising. On top of running a company, they’ll have to prepare pitch decks, schedule meetings, fly to tech and VC …

8 New Apps Challenging Facebook and Twitter for Content Discovery

Where do you go to find new content, whether it’s for entertainment (hello, memes) or easy to digest news nuggets that make you sound informed at happy hour? For most people, the go-to platforms are Facebook and Twitter—but not for long. “Content discovery” is the bread and butter for many experts, bloggers, media outlets, and …

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