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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.,

Pioneering Women in Venture Capital: Kathryn Gould

Steve Blank

During her career she made a big point of not telling you: she was one of the first women Venture Capitalist’s in Silicon Valley (along with M.J.

A Venture Capital History Perspective From Jack Tankersley

Feld Thoughts

In January, Jerry Neumann wrote a long and detailed analysis of his view of the VC industry in the 1980’s titled Heat Death:  Venture Capital in the 1980’s. decided to sit on it for a while and continue to ponder the history of VC in the 1980’s and the current era we are experiencing to see if anything new appeared after Jerry’s post.

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 Investors Look Beyond Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Obviously, a key factor is always the state of the economy and the mood of the venture capital community. No surprises here.

Venture Capital Access Program launches to aid women and diverse entrepreneurs

David Teten

Pioneering Program Launched by Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of New York and the National Association of Investment Companies.

10 Misperceptions About Venture Capital

This is going to be BIG.

Not every company raises venture capital—most don’t. In New York City, at least, there is a TON of money out there—lots of alternative sources of funding. Venture Capital & TechnologyTweet. 1) You need it. Slow and steady isn’t a bad thing. 2) Only 22 year old hacker dudes get funding.

Israeli Startups Look to New York, and increasingly Shanghai

VC Cafe

He predicts that in the next five years the capital markets of those countries will become more central than those in New York.

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).

Boston & New York Among Hottest VC Investment Markets Today

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New research illustrates extent of venture capital investment across US in Q2 2015

Harvard's Go-To Venture Capital Firm

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Experiment Fund, NEA's seed-stage venture capital firm, set up shop on Harvard's campus to catch young, entrepreneurial talent early.

Venture Capital Deals Drop in Second Quarter

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

billion in venture capital money. Still, Fab.com raised $150 million in the largest transaction of the period. companies raised $7.2

How to bootstrap your way into becoming a VC

Version One Ventures

One of the most common questions I get is “How can I become a Venture Capitalist?” I suppose this is because to many people, being a VC is a coveted position: you control large amounts of money and can pick and choose where that capital goes. The traditional career path in venture capital has been around for decades.

California, Massachusetts, New York, Colorado

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

California, Massachusetts, New York, Colorado. When I think back to what the Colorado market looked like when I joined the venture industry about 12 years ago (based here, but working for a CA firm), it’s almost hard to fathom the changes. 290M invested in 41 companies based in Colorado in 2011.

David S. Rose – Father of Angel Investing in New York

Startup Professionals Musings

He chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups in the country, which has invested over $60 million into nearly 70 companies.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Loading… New York. New York. SIGNIFICANCE PROMINENT. --> The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail. Find New $LINKTEXTFIND$ » smaller. An entrepreneur with a hot technology and venture-capital funding becomes a billionaire in his 20s. New Hampshire. India.

Entrepreneurship in New York: The Mismatch between Venture Capital and Academic R&D

ithacaVC

I received this report yesterday:  Entrepreneurship in New York ebook.  It is worth reviewing if you are interested in entrepreneurship and VC in upstate NY. Hello Friends and Colleagues, We are pleased to pass along to you our recent paper “Entrepreneurship in New York: The Mismatch between Venture Capital and Academic R&D”. 

Young Startups Are Getting the Short End of the Venture Capital Stick

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Venture capitalists are spending their money on more established companies rather than young startups , according to data from the first quarter of this year. Becoming more risk-averse, angels and VCs are focusing on companies that have already moved past the early stages of development. In an interview with Inc.,

Going Down? Q3 VC Investments in US Tech Drop 14%

VC Cafe

billion in venture capital funding in Q3 2010, representing a 14% decline in total funding amount compared to the previous quarter.

It’s About Women Running Startups

Steve Blank

And she had a model for a new media company for mobile and wearables. New York Startups. Women in New York Startups.

The New York Startup Market Rocks and is REAL

BeyondVC

OK, I may be biased having been an early stage VC based out of New York since 1996, but I must say that the vibe, energy, and people at the Techstars NYC Demo Day event yesterday was simply awesome. And with that, it was clear to see how much these startups could accomplish with so little capital and just sweat equity.

The New York Startup Market Rocks and is REAL

BeyondVC

OK, I may be biased having been an early stage VC based out of New York since 1996, but I must say that the vibe, energy, and people at the Techstars NYC Demo Day event yesterday was simply awesome. And with that, it was clear to see how much these startups could accomplish with so little capital and just sweat equity.

How to Get into Venture Capital - An Update

This is going to be BIG.

About seven years ago, I wrote a post on breaking into venture capital and I continue to point the five or six people a week who ask me how to break into venture. Yesterday, Amrit Richmond announced her new employment at RRE as Director of Community & Platform. Venture Capital & Technology

Telco R&D Centers in Israel Scorecard

VC Cafe

Next month, one of the leading European operators is expected to announce a dedicated, Israel-focused venture capital fund. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation clusters, some telcos are getting a better ROI from Israel than others. [[ This is a content summary only.

Venture Capital Top Blogger Fred Wilson

DataGrant Venture Capital News

Venture Capital Top Blogger Fred Wilson. New Yorker Fred Wilson has been a Venture Capitalist since 1986. He is the managing partner of New York Venture Capital firms Union Square Ventures and Flatiron Partners. His blog “A VC” is a wealth of knowledge in the Venture Capital world.

The Best Places Worldwide to Start Your High-Growth Startup

Up and Running

New York City, New York, USA. Up New York City. The Ultimate List of 550+ Startup Resources in New York City.

Right Entrepreneurs In The Right Place Get Funded

Gust

Obviously, a key factor is always the state of the economy and the mood of the venture capital community. No surprises here.

Venture Capital Hits Highest Level Since Dot-Com Bubble

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new report finds a surge in mobile deals, a drop in health care, and a shift from Massachusetts to New York.

Right Entrepreneurs In The Right Place Get Funded

Startup Professionals Musings

Obviously, a key factor is always the state of the economy and the mood of the venture capital community. No surprises here.

History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, But It Does Rhyme

Feld Thoughts

New York isn’t Silicon Alley. It’s New York. In 2015 there’s apparently a new effort in New York to rekindle with force the name Silicon Alley. The questions were great, but some of what they were hearing about venture capital was scary as s**t. Surprise. ” Um.

The Religion of Silicon Valley

Feld Thoughts

Today, it’s a powerful epicenter, just like Detroit was a powerful epicenter in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s even earning a place in America’s Arsenal of Democracy during World War II with its sister cities Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Silicon Valley is a religion, just like Crossfit is a religion.

More Cash for Entrepreneurs, Crowdfunding, and Indiegogo

David Teten

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Investing In Startups In Europe

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Sten lists five reasons that european startups are exciting: 1) Talent. 2) New Models. 3) 400 million customers. 4) Global skills. 5) Security and privacy. It is way easier to invest in europe from New York City than the Bay Area and that is something we have taken advantage of. Venture Capital and Technology

Developers of NYC Startup Tour to Visit ff Venture Capital

David Teten

Anthony Calenda, CEO of SquareSpace, gave the second-ever private demo of the new 6.0 Others range from students to senior developers.

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Launch of Harvard Business School Angels of New York

David Teten

We are co-sponsoring two upcoming events with the HBSCNY: Tuesday, 03/22/11 at 5:00pm : HBS Alumni New Venture Contest: Regional Finals.

January Was a $5.8 Billion Bonanza of Venture Capital

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Venture capitalists have started the new year with a bang. VCs spent $1.3 billion during the month of January, compared with $3.5

On personal brand, transparency and social contract in venture capital. Oh yeah, and blogging.

Fred Destin

The very candid interview does a good job of capturing my views on personal brand and the use of media in venture capital, and which I republish below.

How to Get World Class Experts to Support Your Company

David Teten

Professional expert networks allow you to efficiently convert your financial capital into relationship capital. It started in healthcare.

HBS Alumni Angels assets for investing in women and minority-led startups

David Teten

Harvard Business School is featuring an article about the Venture Capital Access Program on the website of the U.S. HBS Alumni Angels of NY has many Members (including me) who are institutional venture capitalists. Diversity Entrepreneurship HBS Alumni Angels New York NextNY Venture Capital Women

What's Wrong With Sensationalist Media

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Check out this email I got from a major media company this past week: I was just talking to my boss about New York's tech scene and the types of stories I should go after. He NYC Venture Capital and TechnologyBut beyond the typical, there must be some stories that have gone unreported or overlooked.

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