Stanford Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Grows

Campus Entrepreneurship

The leaders have seed funds that give students a chance to explore the feasibility of their ideas. Stanford is a leading campus when it comes to entrepreneurship and a new seed fund deepens the web of entrepreneurship on campus. Early stage investment firm North Bridge Venture Partners has joined with the Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) and announced a $75,000 seed capital competition.

5 Reasons to Avoid Silicon Valley

Inc Startups

Many would argue that since Silicon Valley gets the most venture capital, has the most powerful pillar companies, the deepest talent pool, and the best universities that it’s the best place to locate your start-up. Too much seed money.

How we changed the way the U.S. government commercializes science: Errol Arkilic — Part 1 of Episode 6 on Sirius XM Channel 111

Steve Blank

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Errol Arkilic , former program director for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps), now founder of M34 Capital. What is M34 Capital?

Welcome to SBA Ventures LLC.

Inc Startups

The program is an offshoot of its Small Business Investment Company capital investment program, which licenses private equity firms to invest mezzanine capital in more established small companies. The first licensee is Hatteras Venture Partners, of Durham, North Carolina.

LLC 58

Attorney and Startup Business Advisor – Aaron Shechet

SoCal CTO

While in law school, my partner, Leigh, and I had a concept for a law firm that did more than just “law.” You and I were talking about a startup recently and where they might go for seed stage funding, what is your impression on that aspect here in Los Angeles?

Lessons From the World's Most Ruthless Competitor

Inc Startups

Over the course of two months, he raised some seed capital and used it to build a slick website. Last year, Airbnb surpassed 100,000 room listings, was hailed as the star of the annual South by Southwest Interactive conference, and picked up $112 million in venture capital funding.

The Returnees: Why U.S. Entrepreneurs are Going Back to Korea

Inc Startups

California Style The offices of Devsisters, a graduate company of the Seoul Space incubator.'> It won a business-plan competition in early 2007 and raised $1 million in venture capital the next year. Entrepreneurs in South Korea often struggle to raise capital.

Think Your Start-up Is Venture Worthy? Think Again.

techcrunch.com

Researchers polled experts in lending, mezzanine capital, private equity, venture capital and private businesses themselves. Not a big shock, but things don’t look pretty, especially in the venture capital world. 41% of them feel that they qualify for venture capital funding.

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Brad Hargreaves

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