Venture Capital Firms

News and Articles About Venture Capital Firms

Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million
Funding

Anatomy of a VC Deal: How One Seattle Startup Raised $12.5 Million

We'll take you through the entire process, from pitch decks to cut checks.
Michelle Goodman
Raising Capital? Take These 4 Steps for Success.
Raising Capital

Raising Capital? Take These 4 Steps for Success.

How to interest investors outside, way outside, your inner circle of friends and family.
Stephen Sheinbaum
Meet Y Combinator's Bold Whiz Kid Boss
Innovators

Meet Y Combinator's Bold Whiz Kid Boss

Sam Altman is redefining the venture capital firm's identity and making bold moves. After one year on the job, has his strategy paid off?
Jason Ankeny
Your Region's VC Giant Has Fallen: What Are You Going to Do?
Venture Capital

Your Region's VC Giant Has Fallen: What Are You Going to Do?

Pick yourself up. Dust yourself off. And start networking -- today.
Brandon Tidwell
Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It
Pitching investors

Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It

Nondisclosure agreements are not the magic cloak many entrepreneurs imagine and often are simply counterproductive.
John Rampton
What Venture Capitalists Want to See in Your Business (VIDEO)
Venture Capital

What Venture Capitalists Want to See in Your Business (VIDEO)

A recent insider panel offered clues on what VCs are looking for and stressed the importance of being being backed by a good team. Catch the full video here.
Kate Taylor
Why Too Much Venture Capital Can Be a Problem
Venture Capital

Why Too Much Venture Capital Can Be a Problem

While venture capital is an essential part of the engine that drives capitalism., having too much cash can cause issues.
Mona Bijoor
Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name
Venture Capital

Why the VC Firm 'Formerly Known as Atlas' Is Crowdsourcing for a New Name

Atlas Venture's separate tech group wants you to title its new firm, and they'll reward the winner with $50k in carry.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015
VC 100

Exits: What's Red Hot in Venture Capital and What to Expect in 2015

Our VC 100 coverage breaks down exit activity in 2014 and what the market anticipates this year.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Looking for Funding? Consider These 3 Must-Know Tips for Startups.
VC 100

Looking for Funding? Consider These 3 Must-Know Tips for Startups.

Bridge the vast gulf between a 'cool product' and an 'investable company.'
David S. Rose
VC 100: The Top Investors in Early-Stage Startups
VC 100

VC 100: The Top Investors in Early-Stage Startups

Check out this 2014 snapshot of the top 100 U.S. venture capital firms, corporate VCs, and other market players funding early-stage deals.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
8 Insights for Attracting Angel Investors
Angel Investors

8 Insights for Attracting Angel Investors

Once your business has some attraction, it's time to tell the angels what they need to hear to get you to the next level.
Martin Zwilling
Why Venture Capitalists Are Turning to Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Why Venture Capitalists Are Turning to Crowdfunding

These platforms let potential investors screen startups and do their due-diligence check in a convenient, standardized fashion.
Judd Hollas

Venture capital firms are financial institutions with professionally managed funds that are typically invested in young, high-potential, emerging-growth companies in exchange for equity ownership.

Investment: The typical investment for venture capital firms in a company can range from $500,000 to more than $30 million. Venture capital firms tend to be extremely selective in their investments.

A list of top venture capital investors can be found in “VC 100: The Top Investors in Early-Stage Startups.”

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