Archives: Glossary

51% Attack

51% Attack

When over half of the proof-of-work power is manipulated by a single entity, they can change the verified version of the blockchain. This can enable a bad actor to create false trades for cash and walk away before the false chain is realized and the...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

A/B Test aka Split Testing

A/B Test aka Split Testing

Coordinated experimentation where two or more versions (websites, apps, landing pages, etc.) are shown to different customer segments to determine which is most...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

Accelerator

Accelerator

Typically fixed-term, cohort-based programs that often include mentorship/education, and conclude in a “demo day” where the founders pitch to...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

Accessibility

Accessibility

Acknowledging the difference in ability/knowledge between individuals, and building a product or service in such a way that removes unnecessary barriers for users. These differences in ability can be temporary or...

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June 28 2022

Accredited Investor

Accredited Investor

An entity or individual that is permitted to buy or invest in securities that are not registered with financial regulatory agencies. Primary regulation includes Regulation D, Rule 501 of the 1933 Securities Act. Summary of requirements include: An...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

Acqui-hiring

Acqui-hiring

Combination of words “acquisition” and “hiring.” Acquiring a company to primarily recruit its employees or fold in the company to a larger company as a...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

Advisor

Advisor

An experienced professional that assists a startup in an official capacity based on their relevant experience in areas where the current team may be lacking. The level of engagement varies in these relationships, with some advisors being extremely...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

Advisory Agreements

Advisory Agreements

Documentation put in place between an official advisor and a company. Focuses on what the advisor will contribute to the company, the time commitment involved in providing their assistance, how much compensation they are to receive, and in what form...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

Agile

Agile

A methodology for expediting the creation and scaling of your product/service with quick & incremental releases. Typically thought of in the same vein as Design Thinking and Lean Startup, where the ability to quickly (and cheaply) iterate and...

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June 28 2022

Airdrop

Airdrop

The process of sending coins and NFTs to wallets to create awareness of a certain project or...

By: Argent Strategies

June 28 2022

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