Sam Hogg is a venture partner with Open Prairie Ventures, a Midwest-based venture-capital fund investing in agriculture, life-science and information technology.
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A VC pro explains the benefits and drawback of finding funding overseas.
Pitching to a venture capitalist? Be ready to answer questions about these three topics.
If your business doesn't firmly fit the mold, don't be discouraged.
How do you measure the value of a pre-revenue company? Here's a bit of insight.
Too many startups neglect the most important goal: determining why someone would want to buy what they're selling.
The ugly side of made-for-TV venture capital
V.C. and crowdfunding each have a place in the entrepreneurial landscape.
For both the company and the investors, a lack of funds means a surplus of trouble.
Turns out, there are other perks besides cash.
To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash.
We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.