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Global Venture Capital Distribution

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Richard Florida published some stats on the distribution of global venture capital investment last week. Outside of the U.S.,

Entrepreneurial Density and Venture Capital

Feld Thoughts

Richard Florida continues to write amazing stuff about Startup Communities in The Atlantic Online. Two of his latest articles talk about entrepreneurial density and venture capital. The Connection Between Venture Capital and Diverse, Dense Communities. High-Tech Challengers to Silicon Valley. Of course not.

How To Grow A Company Without Venture Capital

YoungUpstarts

As an entrepreneur, though, you should look no further than Fab.com as a cautionary tale of venture capital. Funding on Your Terms.

Venture Capital (VC) Blog Directory – 2011 Edition

Thinking About Thinking

This is the 4th edition of the Venture Capital Blog Directory ( 1st edition , 2nd edition , 3rd edition ).  This directory includes 149 venture capital, microVC/seed, and growth equity blogs.  Fred Wilson ( @fredwilson ), Union Square Ventures, A VC  (81,483). Mike Speiser, SutterHill Ventures, Laserlike (490).

You'll Never Guess the Top 20 Cities for Venture Capital Activity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are 20 of the most capital-dense start-up communities in the country, according to new research.

Fredsquare

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Games hacking education Venture Capital and Technology Web/TechFredSquare is an application I’ve hacked together for the AVC community.

The Internet Might Kill Us All

Steve Blank

hypothesize that unlike bubbles in other sectors  – tulips, Florida land prices, housing, financial – tech bubbles create lasting value. Instead, today the McDonalds in plazas labeled “Revolutionary Square” has been the victory parade for democracy and capitalism. Family/Career Secret History of Silicon Valley Venture Capital

How Large Corporations Can Learn From the Innovation Economy

David Teten

Florida Market Research Mergers & Acquisitions Presentations and Conferences Software Venture CapitalPhoto credit: Wikipedia).

Florida Venture Capital Conference 2008: It's Gonna Be Big, Again

Florida Venture Blog

The 2008 Florida Venture Capital Conference is gearing up for another record year. Come see what they're up to, and many others.

Florida Venture Capital and Entrepreneur Interviews

Florida Venture Blog

Phil Leigh of Inside Digital Media caught me at the Florida Venture Capital Conference and we sat down to discuss the state of Florida entrepreneurship and venture capital. Let's get to know each other, Join FVB , my venture capital blog community! I've included both videos below. Enjoy!

The Pony’s Lucky Horseshoe

David Cohen

To date, I’m an investor in more than 500 companies, mostly through Techstars and our related venture funds. If I had still been living in Florida (where I was born) I would not have been in Ryan’s path on that particular drive. Venture Capital Read the comments too. I’ll wait right here. Guess what?

2007 Florida Venture Capital Conference

Florida Venture Blog

Just a get-your-reservations-now reminder for the upcoming Florida Venture Capital Conference at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, February 6-7, 2007. Note that February 4th is Superbowl XLI , being played in South Florida so hotel rooms could be in short supply. Now is the time to apply if you'd like to present.

Presenting Companies at the 2008 Florida Venture Capital Conference

Florida Venture Blog

ReDesigning Women is the winner of the Florida Collegiate Business Plan Competition. Banyan Biomarkers, Inc. Intezyne Technologies, Inc.

Florida Venture Capital Conference Presenters Announced

Florida Venture Blog

Northern Florida and Panhandle - Cogon Systems Inc. South Florida - Comerxia, Inc. Merry Christmas! Brijot Imaging, Inc. Latin Node, Inc.

Florida Venture Capital Conference Recap and Best of Show

Florida Venture Blog

Between golf, wine, and gambling the venture banks Square 1 Bank , Silicon Valley Bank , and RBC Centura sponsored a great kickoff to the conference.

LBO 1

Selections Announced for 2007 Florida Venture Capital Conference

Florida Venture Blog

Congrats to all of the entrepreneurs selected to present at this year's Florida Venture Capital Conference.

Private Equity and Social Media

David Teten

I’m giving a talk next month on “ How Private Equity Funds Raise Capital and Source Deals with Social Media” at Terrapinn’s Private Equity Latin America & Real Estate Latin America conference in Miami.  I discuss this topic in more depth in an earlier article I wrote. Raise capital. Sample Uses of Social Media. 1. Due diligence.

Dry Powder = Venture Capital Reserves

Florida Venture Blog

An investor that doesn't reserve properly can also impact your ability to raise future capital, because lack of insider reserves can signal weakness to new investors. Let's get to know each other, Join FVB , my venture capital blog community! florida venture capital dry powder vcfaq venture capital reserves

2012 Florida Venture Capital Conference - Call for Sponsors and Presenting Companies

EIN News

be presenters at its 21st Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference, to be held January 31 through. were venture capital firms from across the U.S., become a "must attend" networking opportunity for venture capitalists and other investors interested in emerging Florida

Florida Opportunity Fund

Florida Venture Blog

However, I've seen firsthand how quality in-state lead investors bring national venture dollars to the state.

Florida Opportunity Fund

Florida Venture Blog

However, I've seen firsthand how quality in-state lead investors bring national venture dollars to the state.

Florida BioDatabase

Florida Venture Blog

A friend of mine, Mike Schmitt, has been collaborating with the University of Florida for some time on a database for Florida's biotech sector.

Florida Growth Fund

Florida Venture Blog

Both Greg and David are drinking from a firehose at the moment, Florida is a big, diverse geography for venture capital.

Florida Growth Fund

Florida Venture Blog

Both Greg and David are drinking from a firehose at the moment, Florida is a big, diverse geography for venture capital.

Florida Growth Fund

Florida Venture Blog

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What Angel Investing & Florida Condos Have in Common

Both Sides of the Table

They have marked-up paper gains propped up by an over excited venture capital market that has validated their investments. For now.

What happens when you find the right journalist for the story

This is going to be BIG.

I''m incredibly excited to announce Brooklyn Bridge Ventures'' investment in Plum Print. She''s a mom herself and her family is a big part of why she lives down in Florida. Venture Capital & Technology You throw everything in a box and Plum Print does the hard work for you, returning the art and a completed keepsake.

The Florida Venture Forum Announces Presenting Companies for 2011 Early Stage Venture Capital Conference

EIN News

companies to present at its Early Stage Venture Capital Conference, to be held at the Reunion. concept to provide domestic "intermodal" service between U.S. ports that can help solve a looming. from electrical fires claiming annually, in the United States alone, about $1.4 billion in property damages/losses

What Percentage of 2010 Seed Deals Won’t Raise The Next Round?

Feld Thoughts

There have been a number of thoughtful "early warning sign" posts in the past few days including one from Fred Wilson ( Storm Clouds ), one from Mark Suster ( What Angel Investing & Florida Condos Have in Common ), and Roger Ehrenberg ( Investing in a frenzied market ). Tags: Venture Capital angel seed VC Who knows?

FVCC 2006, Day 1: Duffers and Dinner at Florida Venture Forum

Florida Venture Blog

If the 2006 Florida Venture Capital Conference is any indicator, the venture vibe is up in the sunshine state.

E&Y/VentureOne Shows 2005 Florida Boost

Florida Venture Blog

Interesting VC stats show 46% increase in FL venture investments, but in fewer deals. Venture capital investment in Florida in 2005 soared 46 percent to $389 million versus the previous year -- its best showing since the dot-com days of 2002, according to the Quarterly Venture Capital Report released Monday by Ernst & Young and Venture One.

Florida Entrepreneurs in the Valley

Florida Venture Blog

It was a nice reunion, giving me a taste of the impact Florida entrepreneurs are making in the Bay Area. None of these guys forget their roots.

The Economic Clout of Women-Owned Small Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

crowdSPRING Blog

This is not true in all sectors – for example, women are being nearly completely left out of the venture capital game. alone.

Miami: A hot spot for venture capitalists

David Teten

Immigrants in general are disproportionately entrepreneurial.  In addition, Miami is already sometimes called the capital of Latin America, and logically it may soon be viewed as the capital of LatAm tech as well.  I saw numerous companies focused on serving the broader LatAm community using Miami as their home base to do so.

Florida Statewide Business Plan Competition

Florida Venture Blog

Last week I had the pleasure of judging the Sunshine State Venture Challenge -- Florida's only statewide business plan competition. Let's get to know each other, Join FVB , my venture capital blog community! There were two tracks of presenters: Limited Investment and Investment Intensive (my track).

Global VC Blog Directory – Ranked By # of Google Reader Subscribers (Sept 2009)

Thinking About Thinking

Click Here for the updated Q409 version: Global Venture Capital (VC) Blog Directory – Ranked By Monthly Uniques (Q409). Guy Kawasaki, Garage Technology Ventures, How To Change The World (24,356). Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures, A VC (21,881). Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital, Above The Crowd (8,897).

How to Start a Travel Agency

Up and Running

Are you seeking a loan or investment from an angel investor or venture capital firm? What Do Venture Capital Firms Want?

Florida: Center of the Feediverse?

Florida Venture Blog

Congratulations to Florida blogger Rogers Cadenhead and his blog Workbench for winning "Feed of the Year" in Feedster's countdown.

Florida Collegiate Business Plan Competition

Florida Venture Blog

The two-day competition at the Gaylord Palms Resort (cool place) in Orlando featured 12 teams from nine Florida colleges and universities.

Venture Capital Conferences to Attend in 2010

Southeast VC

If you are thinking about raising capital, here is a list of some of the upcoming venture conferences in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic: Florida Venture Forum's - 2010 Venture Capital Conference, February 2 & 3, Champions Gate, FL. hope to see many of you there