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  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [Venture Capital] A Quest for Hybrid Companies That Profit, but Can Tap Charity
    the First Step Fund, a pool of venture capital drawn from Detroit foundations as part of. occasions recently, it had to turn away venture capitalists wanting to invest in Foglamp. hybrid in corporation laws passed in the United States. C.I.C.s are required to have a social
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Toronto program teaches young entrepreneurs about love and Web development
    dine with business tycoons while vying for venture capital dollars. their business plans to a panel of venture capitalists and angel investors. A 10-week program culminates in a. year before it was acquired by a U.S. firm in 2006. Verma, 27, was invited. About five investors are
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Venture Capital] GoWorkABit break into Seedcamp
    With a massive wealth of knowledge and experience amongst their mentors and its ability to open a direct route to seed and venture capital, getting into the program can be a huge boost for any start up looking to take their business to the next level. Estonian start up GoWorkABit has entered Seedcamp , successfully pitching themselves at the first Seedcamp event of 2014 in London.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Finnish VC Inventure Announces first closing of Expected €75 Million Fund
    Finnish Venture Capital firm Inventure announced first closing of the Inventure II fund at €50 million, with the expectation that they should have the final close around €75 million. In 2008 Inventure raised a €40 million fund, and built a portfolio of hardware and software companies consisting of 16 companies, primarily in Finland, with two in Sweden and one in Latvia. This new fund should be structured roughly the same as their past fund, aiming for 15 portfolio companies.
  • ALTGATE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Founder Dialogues
    @altgate Startups, Venture Capital & Everything In Between Skip to content Home Furqan Nazeeri (fn@altgate.com) ← CompStudy: Useful Resource For Entrepreneurs & VCs Alike Who is this Julian Assange guy anyway?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Royal Majestics Raises €5 Million Fund to focus on Finland's Fashion and Design
    It''s exciting to hear more money and resources are going to be flowing into Finnish fashion and design brands - Royal Majestics , the Finnish accelerator with a focus on Finnish fashion and design, announces it is expanding its venture capital arm with the announcement of a new €5 million fund coming from private investors and the state-owned investment company Finnvera.
  • EIN NEWS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Solyndra finger-pointing
    Venture capitalists -- you know, the folks who invest. also -- including a number of reputable venture capital firms. a $535 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy. A lot of it. as this debacle continues to unfold: 1. Sometimes investments just don't pan out
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
    [Venture Capital] The founding dreams of teens
    because there is a huge tension in venture capital about the value of age and experience. On the other hand professional venture capitalists place a huge emphasis on the experiential. at home? more shots on goal and help the U.S. maintain its position as the world's technology
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Twitter Link Roundup #144 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
    Practical Advice for Raising Early Stage Venture Capital – [link]. Fred Wilson on Why the Collapse of Venture Capital is Good – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!
  • EIN NEWS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
    [Venture Capital] How The TOFU Project Is Teaching Silicon Valley Values To Japanese Entrepreneurs
    some Japanese startups, says theres proportionally less venture capital available in the country compared to the U.S. Relative to the amount of online commerce. it Silicon Valley's mentorship culture. "In In the United States, there's a 'pay-it-forward' culture" among successful tech
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Out of the Valley and into the Alley
    Street money-men not the Silicon Alley venture capitalists ran the city, and were none. At the same time, smaller angel and venture capital investors have applied less pressure to start-ups. the city the technology capital of the U.S. and the world. In addition to supporting
  • EIN NEWS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Network security a growth opportunity
    Silicon Valley venture capitalists are betting big on new technologies to. quarter, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association. SAN FRANCISCO. While much lower than the billion-dollar. from the International Monetary Fund to the U.S. Senate. People are just seeing what's going
  • EIN NEWS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Eagle Summit Corp Sees Stronger IPO Activity
    low to support the health of the venture capital industry in their respective countries. More than 80 percent of global venture capitalists surveyed stated that current IPO activity levels. 91 percent of venture capitalists deemed the U.S. More than. countries. IPO market a critical element of the
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Journey From Start-up to IPO
    We knew if things went well we would need outside capital at some point. A major factor was how we raised capital. When we raised venture capital we brought in primary capital to grow the business but we also brought in secondary capital so our early investors had the opportunity to take some money off the table. Software-maker ExactTarget went public earlier this year and now boasts a market cap of over $1.3 billion.
  • NUMERATE CHOIR  |  THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013
    [Venture Capital] How to Build a Quant Venture Fund
    But in the field of venture capital, there’s a huge opportunity for data … Continue reading → Data We’re Moneyball for carpet cleaning! It’s easy to mock the mindless business metaphors of the day, and many of the “Moneyball for __” ideas deserve that mockery.
  • EIN NEWS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Analysis: Solyndra casts shadow on U.S. energy loan aid
    backed by more than $1 billion in venture capital, got a massive cash infusion as the. the languishing industry at a time the U.S. economy was in dire need of jobs. said, noting the hiatus could leave the United States further lagging competitors. The question becomes, are
  • EIN NEWS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Robert F. Higgins Joins Advanced Practice Strategies' Board of Directors
    is a former director of the National Venture Capital Association and president of the New England. Capital 100 as one of the top venture capitalists in the industry. At Harvard Business School, He was also the assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and assistant to the
  • EIN NEWS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Internet bubbles: Of truth and consequence
    onto Lacy's more salient point: Even if venture capitalists have lost their heads (which she doesn't. Venture capital may only comprise a small part of pre-money valuations for VC deals in the U.S. tech sector have more than doubled since. can better afford to take the loss.
  • EIN NEWS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Sand Hill Road, University Avenue: Silicon Valley's most expensive streets
    Road home to many of the venture capitalists that provide startups with funding to grow. and is home to a number of venture capital and private equity firms, including Benchmark Capital. the top 40 office markets across the United States and Canada. Mary Ann Azevedo can be
  • EIN NEWS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Britain's Prince William, his wife arrive in L.A.
    Duchess of Cambridge will attend Variety magazine's Venture Capital & New Media Summit at the Beverly. avenues for investment and job-creation in the United States and Britain. A reception at the British. by deepening the strong bonds between the U.S. and UK," according to the British Consulate
  • EIN NEWS  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Chesapeake Energy Corporation Unveils Bold Plan to Transform U.S. Transportation Fuels Market and Reduce OPEC Oil Imports
    Next 10 Years; Chesapeake Announces First Two Venture Capital Investments in Clean Energy Fuels Corp. help break OPEC's 38-year stranglehold on the U.S. economy and to lower energy costs to. vehicles at 238 strategic locations across the United States and Canada with a broad customer base
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
    [Venture Capital] It's Ok For Founders To Cash In, But There Shouldn't Be Any Reason To Hide It
    While we discussed the issue of Rovio's founders selling their ownership in the company to Accel Partners and Atomico Ventures, we never criticised them for doing this. What if we don't really suffer from the lack of venture capital, but the lack of exit opportunities for those venture capital investments that would justify them in the first place?
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Is This the Future of Your Wallet?
    It''s taken limited outside funding, both from Y Combinator and Palo Alto-based venture capital firm K9 Ventures, which came in as a supporter before Demo Day. I personally heard glowing whispers of it from two venture capitalists, neither of whom have significant financial stakes in the company, nor seemed to know precise details of how it functions. Kanishk Parashar is a software developer who''s created a little piece of hardware he thinks will replace credit cards.
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Feds Face Grilling Over Solyndra
    subordinated position versus equity holders in the venture capital world when it loaned money to Solyndra, a move that venture capitalists say shows just how desperate the government over all documents related to the failed U.S. solar company. At that time, Solyndra hadn't.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Social Media, CrossFit Style
    Now working full-time at the CrossFit offices in Scotts Valley, California, the Russes fight its social media battles big and small, from an effort last summer to ward off a takeover bid from a venture capital firm, to more mundane matters. If you cross CrossFit online, the company''s social media squad will come after you--hard. On April 16, the creator of a parody Twitter account called “BenSmithsDad” got an ominous phone call.
  • STARTUPCFO  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Venture Capital] Why you need to talk to corporate development
    Fourth, buying companies is a lot like venture capital: you look at lots of companies and pull the trigger on a small fraction of them. Paul Graham, co-founder of YCombinator , is a smart dude. Founders rightfully listen to what he has to say. One of his many pearls of wisdom is that founders should NOT talk to corporate development groups. Having spent the last 3 days in SF doing pretty much nothing but talking to corp dev groups, all I can say is Paul is wrong.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Venture Capital] The Real Benefits of Staying Private and Aiming for Profit
    Dave Whorton, founder of the Tugboat Group, explains why public companies and startups that require venture capital are too dependent on others to thrive
  • EIN NEWS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Venture Capital] VC drought for biotech hits hard in Europe with 44% drop in 3Q investment
    pain--or worse--from scarce venture dollars as their U.S. Biopharma outfits in Europe raised 44% less venture capital in the third quarter than they did. Venture capitalists appear to hunting where the hunting is counterparts. flow, down 20%, than their European brethren.
  • THE EQUITY KICKER  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Some insight into how Instagram secured a $1bn valuation
    Firstly they used a venture capital round to induce Twitter to make an offer, and then they took that offer to Facebook and doubled their valuation. If you have M&A discussions that are not moving forward as fast as you would like then raising a round of venture will force the potential acquirer into making a decision. According to Venturebeat Instagram had been talking to Twitter for some time but didn’t get an offer until their venture deal was about to close.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Index Raises €150 Million Life Sciences Fund
    Index Ventures announces today that it has raised a €150 million fund dedicated to the life sciences sector. The fund was raised from several of Index's previous partners, but the fund included large investments from GlaxoSmithKline and the venture capital affiliate of the Janssen pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson. Index Ventures' Partner, Francesco De Rubertis said: "We are delighted by the decision of GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen to participate in this fund.
  • AUSTIN STARTUP  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [Venture Capital] SpareFoot Raises $10M More
    SpareFoot, which operates the country''s largest online marketplace for self-storage, has raised $10 million in venture capital from Insight Venture Partners. Enterprise Capital Factory Funding SpareFoot
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Update From ADPrentice
    In the post I described the entrepreneurship education event I helped put on with Sameer Gandhi (Accel Partners – then at Sequoia Capital) and Mark Siegel (Menlo Ventures). In between events, Mark gave a talk titled “How Does Venture Capital Work”, Sameer gave a talk titled “Business Plan 101”, and I gave a talk titled “Do You Have The Balls To Start A Company?”.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Lessons from a Long and Painful Pivot
    And it got through that transition with just $13 million in venture capital investment. But more would have been helpful, Cunningham notes in retrospect: "We should have raised an enormous amount of capital to support the transition." Appssavvy was at its zenith when it changed its game plan and started a journey "to hell and back." Here''s what a co-founder learned from a year of watching his company bleed.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Venture Capital] Don’t Jump Too Soon: How To Properly Pace Business Growth
    by Brent Freeman , co-founder and president of Stealth Venture Labs. The venture garnered great press and put many brands and products in the spotlight, but the fast growth we experienced ultimately led to us putting our nose in front of our skis before we knew it. Brent is also an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Crosscut Ventures , a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles, where he advises on customer acquisition, digital marketing, and consumer internet investments.
  • CHARLIECRYSTLE.COM  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Punt to Fred: Following Through
    Some of them have or will raise a follow-on round from the angels; fewer will raise a formal venture round. This will create opportunities for early-stage venture funds, which will have had a lot of their homework done for them in the seed rounds and inevitable thinning of the herds. There will continue to be more venture capital placed than makes sense because of the perverse incentives created by the 2/20 model.
  • EIN NEWS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Engineering the energy industry's next big breakthrough
    talking to venture capitalists. We rejected a venture capital deal for $2-million a couple of months. Jersey. I was in finance in the United States and worked on several technology startups. Rutgers. Worked in technology finance in the U.S. Employed by CIBC while studying for MBA
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Teen's Snapchat Habit Helps VC Turn $500,000 into $31 Million
    In April 2012, venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners invested $485,000 in a startup called Snapchat. Spiegel answers: "This guy named Jeremy Liew, who works at Lightspeed Ventures, one of his partners, Barry Eggers had a daughter who was using Snapchat. It can pay to listen to your children. This startup investor was clued into Snapchat by his teenager. Somewhere in California, there''s a teenage girl who deserves a much bigger allowance.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2006
    [Venture Capital] Bling
    This will always list my current venture cycling equipment and accessories. Venture Capitalists need a lot less equipment than venture cyclists to get their job done. Technorati: venture capital venture capital equipment cycling equipment Please sponsor me for the Hazon 2006 New York Bike ride. I thought it was time for an equipment check.
  • WILL PRICE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2008
    [Venture Capital] OnMedia NYC
    I will be speaking Wednesday on the OnMedia Venture Capital and Seed Financing Workshop - 10 am at the Lotus Suite. I will be in NYC this week for the OnMedia NYC conference. The conference looks like an interesting intersection of technologists, advertisers, and media companies.
  • VENTUREWOODS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
    [Venture Capital] IBF Media event on Cloud Computing
    IBF Media, through Capital Connection, is organising an event around Cloud Computing on February 25, 2010 at Ista Hotel, Bangalore. The panel will be composed of successful venture investors from the Indian venture capital industry as well as technology executives from companies in India that are succeeding in this space. The Latest Trends in Cloud Computing: An Operators and Investors Perspective.
  • EIN NEWS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Nuomi CEO Shen Bo Yang: Staying Rational in China's Increasingly Irrational Group Buying Business
    received more than US$100 million each from venture capital firms, while a new joint venture between. With group buy, venture capitalists are still backing their portfolio companies and. the rest all died. good service. Group buy works in the U.S., and it works in China. If there
  • EIN NEWS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Avedro Completes $25 Million Series C Financing
    About SCP Vitalife SCP Vitalife is a venture capital fund focused on life science investments in. the Vedera and KXL Systems outside the United States, and to seek US FDA clearance. Avedro's. life science investments in Israel and the U.S. The fund invests in early to mid-stage
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [Venture Capital] The 2 Biggest Pay Mistakes You're Making--And How to Avoid Them
    You have your great idea, business plan and some seed capital from friends and family; now you are ready to build out your team. This oversight then comes back to haunt you when potential investors are kicking the proverbial tires during your first major capital raise and they want your company to make representations and warranties regarding the company’s compliance with various compensation and employment laws. Looking at employment laws now will save you headaches later.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012
    [Venture Capital] 5 Alternative Ways to Get Your Story Told
    A post can fast track your company to be on the radar of venture capital firms, top talent looking for their next challenge and clients inquiring about potential deals. The best business story might not get noticed by the top publications, but there are plenty of other ways to get it published. If you are starting a company , one of your goals is probably to get written about in an influential media outlet in your space. For us in the digital space, Inc.,
  • EIN NEWS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] A Search For Japan's Entrepreneurs In Wake of Quake
    According to a survey by the Japan Venture Capital Association, investment in startups in Japan dipped. fifth of the average at 33.4. The United States was at 34.8, with Australia at 45.7. to China and North America. "In In the U.S. you have 10 or 15 times as
  • EIN NEWS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Searching for a new Sony in the rubble of the great
    According to a survey by the Japan Venture Capital Association, investment in startups in Japan dipped. fifth of the average at 33.4. The United States was at 34.8, with Australia at 45.7. to China and North America. "In In the U.S. you have 10 or 15 times as
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Twitter Link Roundup #227 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More
    A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Michael Moritz About Venture Capital – crowdspring.co/1kLoGb1. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!
  • VCBALL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Revel in your Defects - VCball
    A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship.  I would venture to say that if not for the defect, the opportunity wouldn't be there.   That describes the  Truveris investment I led last year with New Atlantic Ventures and First Round Capital.       October 05, 2011 in Entrepreneurship and VC , Venture Capital | Permalink. VCball.
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] The Truth About Early Stage Pre-Money Valuations
    And finally, there are almost no early stage investments by angel groups or venture capital firms undertaken based on prepackaged offerings marketed through private placement memoranda. In large measure, at least in organized angel groups and venture capital firms, due diligence work is done by deal leads and other participants in a very hands-on way. By Al Schneider.
  • SEED STAGE CAPITAL  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Positioning for a Startup Market Turnaround | VentureArchetypes.
    skip to main | skip to sidebar 01 October 2009 Positioning for a Startup Market Turnaround It was around this time last year-- Summer of 2008 to be precise-- that a rash of VC firms and angel investors such as Ron Conway and Benchmark Capital issued highly publicized decrees to their portfolio companies to bunker down, cut costs, and prepare for a deep fund-raising freeze.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Startup Weekend Copenhagen Goes Mobile
    Planely (an application for social flying), AutoButler (local site with autoshop reviews) and the now famous Memolane (social application for recording and sharing life events), which went on to raise $2M in venture capital. The concept of Startup Weekend has probably become familiar to any entrepreneur. The event gathers entrepreneurial-minded developers, designders and business master-minds to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups all in 54 hours.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Future TechStars, Step Forward
    Some entrepreneurs have applied for the money—each company accepted into TechStars will immediately receive $118,000 in start-up capital—but most of the strong candidates raised at least a few hundred thousand dollars even before they applied. If you're where the start-ups are, you'd never think there was a recession," says Yael Hochberg, an economist who teaches classes on venture capital and entrepreneurship at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Solyndra Reportedly Headed Into Bankruptcy
    not only received the backing of high-profile venture capitalists, but has been a favorite of the. Westly Group, who is one of the venture capital backers of Solyndra employees of the company located in the U.S. and Europe began talking about showing up.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Five Dumb Things Investors Want You To Stop Doing
    According to the Kauffman Foundation, women-founded businesses account for four to nine percent of venture capital investments. She and her panelists, Sam Horn, President of The Intrigue Agency, and Adam Quinton, Founder and CEO of Lucas Point Ventures, a Founding Astia Angel, and Astia Global Advisory Board Member, did not disappoint. Any of these mistakes will kill a deal. And they''re easy to avoid.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [Venture Capital] Entrepreneurs are Everywhere show No. 4: David Lerner and Gary Marcus
    David Lerner became the director of Entrepreneurship at Columbia University after seven years running Columbia’s Venture Lab. It wasn’t like chess taught me how to think multiple layers deep, it was actually that it was a closed system of knowledge, kind of like investment banking or venture capital or startups that once you got in the club someone would actually teach you. Growing interest in entrepreneurship is driving a culture change across Columbia University.
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Bruton calls investors to pitch for 2nd 125m Innovation Fund
    Venture capitalists and investors from around the world have. a commitment from Enterprise Ireland in any venture capital fund must result in the fund manager. experience of recent trade missions to the United States that the message that this sends out
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Twitter's $1 Billion IPO Comes With Risks
    Venture capital firms and early investors in the company include Benchmark Capital Partners, Spark Capital, and Union Square Ventures each will have a 5 percent ownership stake. One of the big surprises in the S-1 is that the venture capital firm associated with Hollywood investor Rizvi Tarverse, owns 15 percent of the company. Currently, the business depends almost entirely on advertising.
  • EIN NEWS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Solyndra casts shadow on U.S. energy loan aid
    is seen as too risky for both venture capitalists and for the banks. backed by more than $1 billion in venture capital, got a massive cash infusion as the Until the fossil. the languishing industry at a time the U.S. economy was in dire need of jobs.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Grey Area Closes € 1.9m in Series A
    in Series A from a really great set of investors, namely Index Ventures , London Venture Partners and Initial Capital. Could not be happier to have them with us along with Lifeline Ventures , who have been with us ever since we raised a Seed round in 2010. Million in Series A Led by Index Ventures, London Venture Partners, Initial Capital. I'm excited to tell you that we at Grey Area have closed a € 1.9m
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Are You Raising Too Much Money?
    Why overindulging in capital can be the worst thing for your start-up's health Which do you think is a better predictor of your company’s future? History shows that capital efficiency—raising no more than you need—has been a better indicator of success than capital access. Apple raised just $9 million in venture money, Cisco just $3 million. But it pays to be capital efficient no matter what kind of company you run, for a couple reasons: 1.
  • BERKONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
    [Venture Capital] Premature scaling kills businesses.
    Venture capitalists sometimes make an error in directing their portfolio company CEOs to push resources to the limit and scale the business to immense size quickly, all to seize market share. Many, many companies accepting venture capital lost it all following this instruction. The cost of each exercise was dramatic, far beyond what a founder-entrepreneur would order to be spent when using his or her capital or reinvesting cash flow from operations.
  • VERSION ONE VENTURES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Let your values lead the way
    Knowing myself in this capacity made the decision to work in venture capital an obvious and right one for fostering my development and growth. The post Let your values lead the way appeared first on Version One Ventures. A few weeks ago when Boris wrote about overcoming decision paralysis , I shared a comment that I make important decisions by evaluating my choices based on how they align with my core values.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Trapped in a Big Company? What to Do?
    If they’ve taken venture capital, they’re under even more intense pressure to set and meet aggressive milestones. Here's how to become an entrepreneur-in-residence -- even if that isn't your official title. At some time in your career you’re likely to be an entrepreneur trapped inside a large corporation.
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
    [Venture Capital] 'Technology is king': IPO activity springs back to pre-recession levels
    improved in the second quarter of 2011, capital to younger companies. looking at the venture capital industry, partner Mark Jensen said a strong. venture capitalists say the country needs to see more The outlook for IPOs in the U.S. study found that 87 percent of U.S.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [Venture Capital] In the Age of Instagram, Taking the Ick Out of Stock Photos
    Upon the company''s founding a year ago, Livingstone told CNET that the startup wouldn''t be seeking venture capital, and wouldn''t look for an acquisition by one of its rivals in an increasingly crowded online stock photography industry. "It''s Stock photos purchased online are notoriously cheap--and, well, stocky-looking. The founders of Stocksy think there''s a better way. Here''s their grand plan.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Venture Capital] St. Louis Startups Strut Their Stuff
    On Wednesday, a group of 13 companies presented to 50 investors, looking to raise an aggregate of $16 million in capital. The companies were all part of Capital Innovators, an accelerator venture fund that has been operating since last fall. Capital Innovators put on the event, called Demo Day, at the cherished Pageant Theater, which normally is a concert venue. Capital Innovators announced that it is now accepting applications for its third class of ventures.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Imported From Israel: 4 Key Start-up Lessons
    The speakers included Yosef Abramowitz, president of the solar energy producer, Arava Power Company; Eyal Gura, a venture partner at Israeli venture capital firm Pitango Venture Capital; and Karen Tal, whose work leading a public school for poor children from 50 countries was featured in an award-winning film Strangers No More. Based on my interpretation of their stories, four general principles for venture success emerged that could help start-ups anywhere.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012
    [Venture Capital] A Whole New Groove for the Motor City
    The building is the brainchild of Dan Gilbert of Quicken Loans, who has been making it his crusade to reignite Detroit's downtown by buying property, seeding ventures, and moving thousands of Quicken employees into the area. He's a general partner in Detroit Venture Partners, the VC group seeding many of the hot prospects in the city. Last year, the company started C-Power Compuware Ventures to fund early-stage technology start-ups with a Michigan connection.
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Venture Capital] SoCal Startups Raise Over $761M in Q2 2014
    SoCalTech.com shared the results of the latest venture capital totals from PwC and the NVCA’s MoneyTree Report —$761.12M in investments in Q2 of 2014 in Southern California, up from $616.83M in Q2 of 2013 in the region, with the Pasadena Angels playing a large role.
  • MARK BIRCH  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Venture Capital] "In mobile we see simple, clear, snackable experiences winning,” says Matt Murphy, who manages the."
    “In mobile we see simple, clear, snackable experiences winning,” says Matt Murphy, who manages the app-focused iFund at venture capital shop Kleiner Perkins. When you introduce complexity, it can dilute the overall experience.” - “ Why Facebook is making it hard to chat with your friends " via Wired. Good article that covers how the Facebook app has grown up to the point that it now needs to break apart to match the “snackable” expectations of users. via micflash ).
  • SILICONHILLS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Datical Receives $3 Million in Funding
    Austin-based Datical announced it has landed $3 million in Venture Capital led by Mercury Fund. Other participants in the Series A fund included Austin Ventures and other investors. Datical plans to use the money to expand its development of its database software, to market its products and on customer service. Daniel Nelson, CEO, Robert Reeves, […] The post Datical Receives $3 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin
  • SILICONHILLS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Pivot3 Gets $14 Million in Financing
    Pivot3 has closed on $14 million in venture capital. InterWest Partners and Mesirow Financial Capital Partners led the round, according to a news release. Other funders included Focus Ventures, Lightspeed Partners, Silver Creek Ventures, Northleaf Ventures and Wilson Sonsini. The Austin-based company plans to use the money to fund its growth next year.
  • DAVID TETEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Venture Capital] July 17 NYC: Event for Angel Investors Only
    I hope you can join me for this program, cosponsored by Empire Angels ; HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York ; and the The Young Venture Capital Society. Co-Sponsored by Empire Angels, HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York, and Young Venture Capital Society. Empire Angels is a member-led New York City based angel group of young finance professionals which seeks to invest in and support early stage technology ventures with a focus on young, US based entrepreneurs.
  • SILICONHILLS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Veros Systems Raises $5 Million and Moves to Austin
    has raised $5 million in venture capital from Austin Ventures and LiveOak Venture Partners, according to a news release. Veros Systems Inc. The company, based in College Station, makes software that monitors industrial motors and other mission-critical plant functions. As part of the deal, Jim Dechman will join Veros as president and CEO. He previously [.] The post Veros Systems Raises $5 Million and Moves to Austin appeared first on SiliconHills
  • SILICONHILLS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
    [Venture Capital] RISE Week Kicks Off on Monday
    Are you ready for a week of fantastic sessions covering everything from how to juggle entrepreneurship and having a family to crowdfunding or finding angel or venture capital investment for your startup? RISE Week 2013 kicks off on Monday! This year marks the seventh year for RISE, which stands for Relationship and Information Series for [.] The post RISE Week Kicks Off on Monday appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin
  • SILICONHILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Macheen Lands $10 Million in Financing
    The Austin-based company reports its existing investors including GemVentures, North Bridge Venture Capital and DFJ Mercury participated in the latest funding round. Macheen Inc. a provider of cloud-based services and broadband connectivity, has closed on $10 million in funding. “Also among Macheen’s investment group are prominent angels and industry figures Tom Meredith, Mike Maples Sr. [.] The post Macheen Lands $10 Million in Financing appeared first on SiliconHills.
  • SILICONHILLS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Macheen Lands $10 Million in Financing
    The Austin-based company reports its existing investors including GemVentures, North Bridge Venture Capital and DFJ Mercury participated in the latest funding round. Macheen Inc. a provider of cloud-based services and broadband connectivity, has closed on $10 million in funding. “Also among Macheen’s investment group are prominent angels and industry figures Tom Meredith, Mike Maples Sr. [.] The post Macheen Lands $10 Million in Financing appeared first on SiliconHills.
  • DAVID TETEN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Funding Post Feb. 7, 2012
    ff Venture Capital will be there. The New York Fundingpost VC and Angel Showcase will be next Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. 37 VC Funds & Angel Groups will be exhibiting their firms during a cocktail party setting from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. The event is sponsored by Credit Suisse, WeiserMazars, Morgan Lewis and SocialRadius. More information, a list of the Funds and Registration are here: RSVP
  • FLORIDA VENTURE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Cloverfield: A Building ARG Climax
    Let's get to know each other, Join FVB , my venture capital blog community! News reports surfaced yesterday about a Tagruato Oil Rig collapse ( Chaui Station ), with possible T.I.D.O. Wave involvement. If you haven't already done your research on Cloverfield , now would be the time. Something very big is heading our way 1-18-08 , and I'm not talking about a monster-sized Slusho.
  • FLORIDA VENTURE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Fantasy Olympics: Go For the Gold in Beijing
    Let's get to know each other, Join FVB , my venture capital blog community! Just a quick post to share a time-sensitive find. My girls and I are planning to chart the Olympic medals by event, so I went looking for Olympic data online. Given my fantasy baseball involvement, I looked to see if there was a fantasy league for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. There is -- if interested, check out TheFantasyOlympics.net.
  • EIN NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Talking tech with Peter Thiel, investor and philanthropist
    where they are on the Silicon Valley venture capital side. What that means as a venture capitalist is that you have to invest in I think the people who invested. was anytime during the '70s in the U.S. You can look at things like the. way up.
  • GENUINE VC  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Playbook for Incoming MBAs to Start a Company Out of School
    My own circuitous path graduating a couple years later intentionally without a job (see bullet #1) eventually led me onto the venture capital investing side of startups, but I still regret not fully taking advantage of the two years that only a business school environment (and calling card) can provide. Like a lot of students, I went into business school a decade ago with a set plan to start a company coming straight after graduation in co-founding an internet startup (… again ).
  • AGILE VC  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Ethos: What 'Blank Canvas' Means to NextView ? AGILEVC
    I wouldn’t say we’re radically reinventing venture capital and there are many firms we respect who have been innovating recently in connecting a portfolio of startups into a network , taking a different approach to how to staff a VC firm , and even the pace of VC investing. I co-founded NextView Ventures , a seed-stage VC firm based in Boston, in 2010. How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me.
  • VC CAFE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Ten Takeaways from Deloitte’s 2010 Israel VC Indicator Survey
    D eloitte Touche in Israel produces a Venture Capital and Private Equity survey every other quarter in an attempt to identify trends within the venture capital arena, give a summary of VC expectations of the Israeli VC community for the next six to twelve months. 38% of venture capitalists believe that their focus should be on updating the technological incubators program. 77% of venture capitalists believe the gap is in Seed and First Round.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Alternative Businesses: How to Get Cash
    Sure, it's mainstream for start-ups to pitch angel investors and venture capital firms. I had a whole lot of pre-revenue capital to raise," he said. He said the effort of raising capital for his two other ventures prepared him for the huge time commitment involved in raising money, especially if you have a capital-intensive model, such as, say, growing produce on rooftops.
  • HUNTER WALKER  |  SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017
    [Venture Capital] “Everything is a marketing campaign now, even policy ideas” – Renee DiResta Connecting Politics, Anti-Vaxxers & Social Media
    So I switched careers into venture capital because I wanted to learn the ways of valuing private companies. I’ve seen increasing numbers of women in venture capital in the six years since I’ve been in SV, including as partners at top firms. Badass. Renee DiResta is badass. Not self-proclaimed badass. But like seriously badass. Click on that bio link in the previous line. Look for yourself. Then read the below. Seriously badass.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Venture Capital] The IPO Market Is Roaring (And Not Just for Tech Firms)
    Through the end of March, 64 companies went public raising nearly $11 billion, according to new research from IPO advisor and research company Renaissance Capital. Those findings jibe with just-reported data from the National Venture Capital Association, which reports 36 venture-backed companies went public, raising $3.3 It is, similarly, the strongest quarter for venture-backed IPOs since the third quarter of 2000, NVCA reports.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [Venture Capital] How to Stay Safe If Your Company Gets Sued
    Respect the difference between yourself and your business," advises Nicholas Taylor, counsel in the Emerging Companies & Venture Capital practice at law firm Perkins Coie. "To Make sure the business has enough capital. You could be on the hook for your company''s debts--unless you set things up correctly in the beginning. Imagine, for a moment, a worst-case scenario: Someone has an allergic reaction to one of your products.
  • CHRISTINE.NET  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Christine: Have You Heard of the Col-Pop?
    Categories Art/Media Best Practices FRC Nonprofit Personal Technology Telephony/Wireless Venture Capital Women Archives March 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 August 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 More. Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www. flick r.com Recent Posts Rentalic and appbackr Win $150,000 PayPal Challenge Last Chance for First Round Office Hours in 2009!
  • DAVID LEE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
    [Venture Capital] What is the business model of SV Angel?
    We invest our own money too–this is called a “capital contribution”, which is required of most funds. This is the structure of a traditional venture capital firm (VC). We think that we can make “venture-like” returns consistently over the long term for our investors with our approach. My answer to that Quora question reprinted here: SV Angel invests in and advises startups.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Is WebEx “Dead Man Walking?”
    This week I was preparing for my weekly This Week in Venture Capital web show and was researching some of the deals that were announced for the week. Then David Lapter, the CFO & EVP Operations of KickAps in the same week did a Skype / Webcast presentation of his business to the SoCal Venture Alliance monthly meeting. One of the companies that just announced $10 million in funding was a company I had never heard of called Huddle.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Where VCs Are Investing Now
    A new report shows that venture capitalists invested much more in 2011 than in 2010 -- but that the amount of money going into seed-stage deals plummeted. The MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data from Thomson Reuters, analyzes the amount of money venture capitalists put into companies at different stages, in different geographies and in various industries.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Angie Hicks Shares Her Secrets to Success
    Hicks was a student at DePaul University in the mid-1990s, when she was up for an internship at a venture capital firm. and she could barely define venture capital. At first their venture was called "Columbus Neighbors." A lot has changed since the mid-1990s when Google and email were barely in use. Here, the service rating site founder explains what sets her small business apart. Well, that was quick.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Report: Number of IPOs Increases Again This Quarter
    A new report finds gradual improvement for venture-backed IPOs The third quarter of 2013 was the first consecutive quarter with more than 20 IPOs since 2004--with a total of 26 venture-backed initial public offerings. In addition, today’s report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association sheds some light on trends with these recent IPOs. ” This past quarter’s 26 venture-backed IPOs were valued at a total $2.7
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
    [Venture Capital] 3 Vilnius Events Not To Miss
    Startup wannabes are finding co-founders and starting first businesses, big-time investors from financial capitals of this world are snooping around to find the next unicorn and every week new networking event is happening. This year's focus is hardware startups, and the event will host such names as: Vincent Jacobs – Partner at Kima Ventures. Alexander Turkot – Founder and Managing Partner at Maxfield Capital Management. Big things are happening in Vilnius.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014
    [Venture Capital] More Green Cards in 2014? The Odds Just Got Better.
    Overseas entrepreneurs would also get special treatment: The bill provides 10,000 green cards for foreign entrepreneurs who can raise enough venture capital money to start a company that creates at least five U.S. According to research from the National Venture Capital Association and Stuart Anderson of the National Foundation for American Policy, some 41 percent of venture-backed software entrepreneurs are immigrants.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Why the JOBS Act is a Win for Entrepreneurs and Investors
    The crowdfunding provisions have more than enough protections for investors, and they'll give entrepreneurs the capital they need CrowdFund investing (aka equity-based Crowdfunding) is about to become the law of the land. Every entrepreneur, at one time or another, has felt the pinch of the capital markets. According to the SBA, this round is the most critical capital a young company can get. Entrepreneurs would get the capital they need.
  • VIEW FROM SEED  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017
    [Venture Capital] Inside the Fast-Growing Startup Rethinking Weddings [Traction #44: Shan-Lyn Ma]
    We talk about tough early beginnings, clever market validation tests, and what Shan-Lyn believes about the future of startups and venture capital. The post Inside the Fast-Growing Startup Rethinking Weddings [Traction #44: Shan-Lyn Ma] appeared first on NextView Ventures. Today’s episode features a fast-rising company led by Shan-Lyn Ma. Her startup, Zola, is changing the way people purchase gifts for brides and grooms.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Hello, Middle America. The SBA Wants to Get You Funded.
    Some 70% of start-up capital goes to just three coastal states. One of the major challenges we face today is that promising new businesses in rural and industrial communities are struggling to get the capital, investment and counseling they need to grow. For example, today nearly 70 percent of venture capital financing goes to just three states: California, Massachusetts and New York.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
    [Venture Capital] 5 Things You Need to Know Before Fundraising
    Here are the three types of investors you should know: The Impact Investor Invests in organizations, entities, or ventures whose sole purpose is to create social impact, with or without a business model. They are driven by capital returns, not social returns. Traditionally this is the angel investment and venture capital community. Know these five details before entering any fundraising pitch, especially if you are a social entrepreneur.
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