Bad returns be damned: Venture capital fundraising jumps 31 percent in U.S

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When good investment decisions end up backing more women CEOs: Conversation with Cameron Lester at Azure Capital.

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Azure Capital , a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with over $650 million under management, has been remarkably successful since its inception a little over ten years go. Did Azure follow a specific strategy? By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @ mddelphis.

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Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Both Sides of the Table , July 22, 2010 An updated Digital Trends presentation - Jeff Hilimire , June 2, 2010 I do what I hate - Jessica Mah , January 7, 2010 Startup Equity Allocation - charliecrystle.com , January 11, 2010 When good investment decisions end up backing more women CEOs: Conversation with Cameron Lester at Azure Capital. Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc.

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Microsoft’s Bing Fund will give online startups cash, advice, and discounts

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Venture capital. Additionally, Microsoft will provide its startups with four to eight months of advice, design and development help, discounted access to Microsoft’s Azure Data Marketplace APIs, and introductions to potential partners or customers.

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Venture Capital Cafe > Startup Resources (Updated Mar 2013). Windows Azure. Boilerplate Venture Funding Documents. National Venture Capital Association â?? Venture Hacks Angel List â?? Raising Venture Capital. Advent Venture Partners.

FinTech Innovation Lab Launch Event – June 2, 2011

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Java/Azure appliances will come in. Events Venture CapitalThe new FinTech Innovation Lab , an annual program run by the New York City Investment Fund and Accenture, had their launch event on Thursday night.

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What Will Win in the 2nd Great Tech Boom

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There are a lot of sure signs -- new businesses getting huge valuations even in public markets, investors in those businesses trying to convince people that those valuations are indeed rational , the huddled masses listening in violent agreement (amazingly enough), venture capital raising huge new funds, and billions of dollars going into startups worldwide again. Service businesses -- organizations that provide human capital to solve specific problems for clients.

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VC Speak — “We are value add”

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Immersive Web Home About VC Speak — “We are value add&# I just got back from a digital media summit that was one of the best demonstrations of value add and entrepreneur can hope for As an entrepreneur, you are supposed to be looking for at least two things when you seek venture capital: the capital itself; the added value their experience brings to your company.

The Microsoft Accelerator, round 2!

David Cohen

Most of those companies from the Kinect program are doing great, and many have gone on to raise venture capital or angel financing since the program ended. The second Microsoft Accelerator program is focused on Windows Azure began Monday.

$43.2 Million That Can Help You

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Now that summer is officially over, venture capital activity is picking up. I just reviewed the many companies who recently raised venture capital with an eye towards those that are offering products and services that could benefit other entrepreneurs and business owners.

CEO Friday: Why we don’t hire.NET programmers

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Someone who thinks of.NET as a programming language rather than a platform or a toolchain is, I suspect, someone who has never bothered to venture beyond the System.DraggyDroppy namespace. Expensify Blog. Expense Reports That Don't Suck.

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ArcticEvening HKI Tomorrow, With A Surprise!

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Windows Azure. Windows Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Windows Azure platform. One more night!

ArcticEvening Helsinki Tickets Are Here

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The second speaker is also one, that has received quite a bit of visibility after closing one million US dollars from Inventure and Lifeline Ventures - Thinglink's Ulla-Maaria Engeström. Windows Azure.

ArcticEvening Helsinki 4th of November, Tix Available This Thursday

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The second speaker is also one, that has received quite a bit of visibility after closing one million US dollars from Inventure and Lifeline Ventures - Thinglink's Ulla-Maaria Engeström. Windows Azure.

ArcticEvening Helsinki - You Guys Rock!

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Windows Azure. Windows Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Windows Azure platform. Last night's ArcticEvening was definitely one of the best we've managed to organise.

What Will Win in the 2nd Great Tech Boom

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

There are a lot of sure signs -- new businesses getting huge valuations even in public markets, investors in those businesses trying to convince people that those valuations are indeed rational , the huddled masses listening in violent agreement (amazingly enough), venture capital raising huge new funds, and billions of dollars going into startups worldwide again. Service businesses -- organizations that provide human capital to solve specific problems for clients.

Venture Seed vs Angel Seed « Immersive Web

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Immersive Web Home About Venture Seed vs Angel Seed I really enjoyed the Boston Angel Boot Camp on June 1. They need to deploy large amounts of capital with strong returns in order to be a great performing fund. Therefore, they look for 10x returns of the capital they invest, understanding that few of their investments really hit that number. Typically a VC looks at an investment within a 5 year window in order to return capital plus a return to their limited partners.

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