News and Articles About Venture Capital
The National Venture Capital Association and 700 high-profile entrepreneurs sent a letter to Congressional leaders supporting legislation to help startups go public.
The Small Business Administration announced that it has selected a clean-technology venture capital firm for a Startup America initiative.
Using easy-to-understand technology, Independa helps seniors stay well on their own.
One of the SBA's biggest investment programs to launch this year may fall on deaf ears as the venture-capital community swoons from years of lousy returns.
WhoSay, an insider's social-media management tool, attracts millions in financing, even without a revenue model.
Wooing investors is a challenge even for entrepreneurs who're enthusiastic about their business. Here are ten tips on how to craft your investor pitch.
As Fashion Week kicks off, we sat down with the man behind brands like Tory Burch and Monika Chiang to find out what it takes to make it in the business.
Some entrepreneurs find themselves in the right place at the right time. In business, as in anything, some people have all the luck.
Facebook's IPO filing reveals a great deal about the company. Here's a brief overview.
The social networking giant's showing on the public market may land with a thud.
A free file-sharing site attracts users with its drag-and-drop simplicity and universal platform
Secondary markets like SharesPost and SecondMarket offer a less costly avenue for raising money from investors than an IPO.
For those interested in catering to Chinese customers, it helps to have ties to America.
New York investors make predictions as to which sectors will receive funding in the coming year.
One of the sharks from ABC's hit entrepreneur reality show answers your questions about pitching, investing and what it's like in the shark tank.
Learning how to pitch investors is an invaluable skill. Avoid these blunders, which are sure to make a bad impression--and could kill the deal.
In 2012, it will pay to keep an eye on a few key big-picture trends. Here are the ones that make my list for top insomnia producers.
The lending market for small businesses cratered during the recession and has been on a jagged path of recovery. To help fill the void, entrepreneurs are finding alternative financing sources.
Should federal law be changed to allow crowdfunding to become more widespread? Here's why that may be a bad idea.
VCs help sharpen Warby Parker's focus on the eyeglass industry.
For young companies looking for venture investments in the New Year, finding capital may be daunting but not impossible.
It's been a banner week for Zynga with its long-awaited IPO. But there was a time when its founder was criticized for proposing a free-gaming business model.
The co-founders of Rent the Runway outline five strategies they've used to build a high-tech fashion company.
Four entrepreneurs find more than pocket change in their couch.
New York recently beat out rival Boston for the number two spot for venture capital accumulation. Here's what makes the Big Apple more appealing.