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Venture Capital Basics
What It Is: Institutional venture capital comes from professionally managed funds that have $25 million to more than $1 billion to invest in emerging growth companies. Venture capital focuses on capital investments in private, young, fast-growing companies.

Appropriate for: High-growth, high-potential companies that are capable of becoming market leaders, and being profitable in five to eight years.

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News and Articles About Venture capital

13 Startup Red Flags to Avoid

13 Startup Red Flags to Avoid

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Companies plagued by any of these problems are likely headed for failure.
February 19, 2014 in Startup Basics
ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding

ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding

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The cloud-based payroll company plans to hire more employees and extend its reach.
February 19, 2014 in Startup Financing
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

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Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
February 18, 2014 in Startup Financing
Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

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The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments.
February 18, 2014 in Venture Capital
'Funded' Doesn't Necessarily Mean 'Validated'

'Funded' Doesn't Necessarily Mean 'Validated'

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While an absence of funding can feel discouraging, don't let investment serve as the sole barometer for the worth of your enterprise.
February 14, 2014 in Getting Started
What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

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Tech firms don’t just fall from the sky; the nation’s leading hubs foster a favorable business climate for innovation. But, as those in Cambridge, Mass., will tell you, the rest is up to the locals.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
The 3 Decisions We Didn't Make That Totally Changed Our Business

The 3 Decisions We Didn't Make That Totally Changed Our Business

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With some decisions, it's better to not decide-- yet.
February 6, 2014 in Growth Strategies
Why So Many Startups Never Reach Their Second Funding Round

Why So Many Startups Never Reach Their Second Funding Round

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Seed funding often gives a company more opportunities to fail, not succeed.
February 3, 2014 in Venture Capital
Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

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By presenting dense technical text in a simple visual format, patent maps can be efficient tools for reading a competitive landscape, preforming due diligence and even forecasting upcoming trends.
February 3, 2014 in Management & Operations
When to Say No to Venture Capital

When to Say No to Venture Capital

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Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.
February 2, 2014 in Venture Capital
Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

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Confidence among West Coast startup investors has reached a level not seen since 2007. For some VCs, though, the level of excitement is something to be cautious about.
January 31, 2014 in Venture Capital
Who Would Win the VC Super Bowl: Washington or Colorado? (Infographic)

Who Would Win the VC Super Bowl: Washington or Colorado? (Infographic)

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As the Seahawks and the Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl, Washington and Colorado go head to head in venture capital activity.
January 31, 2014 in Venture Capital
Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million

Another Score for Crowdfunding: Indiegogo Raises $40 Million

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The San Francisco-based fundraising platform secured a hefty pile of cash which it will use to grow globally and make its platform more mobile-friendly.
January 28, 2014 in Financing
Vesting: A Founder's Need to Earn Equity

Vesting: A Founder's Need to Earn Equity

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An insider's take on what you need to know about vesting provisions in venture capital deals.
January 27, 2014 in Venture Capital
What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For

What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For

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Dow Jones VentureSource released its U.S. venture capital report today showing where VCs were investing, both by industry and geographically in 2013.
January 23, 2014 in Venture Capital
Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

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In its latest round of fundraising, the cloud storage company raised a reported $250 to $400 million at a valuation of $10 billion.
January 20, 2014 in Venture Capital
Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

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Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.
January 16, 2014 in Marketing Basics
E-Reading Startup Oyster Raises $14 Million

E-Reading Startup Oyster Raises $14 Million

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Oyster, which employs a business model similar to Netflix, received $14 million in its second round of financing.
January 15, 2014 in Venture Capital
Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

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Make sure your product is something that your clients need to have, otherwise your revenue potential will be low.
January 15, 2014 in Startup Basics
3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

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An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.
January 15, 2014 in Startup Financing
Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

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These ladies have found success getting money for their companies. Here's how they did it.
January 13, 2014 in Startup Financing
Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

Why Updated VC Models Are a Win for Entrepreneurs

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Good companies are always desirable, but the level of demand right now is unprecedented.
January 11, 2014 in Venture Capital
Uber Deepens Discounts on Its UberX Service

Uber Deepens Discounts on Its UberX Service

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The venture-funded startup will reduce prices of its UberX service by 15 to 34 percent in many of the cities where it is currently available.
January 10, 2014 in News and Trends
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

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You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
January 8, 2014 in Financing
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

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The investor behind hot startups Warby Parker, Birchbox and Bonobos is looking to take your questions.
January 2, 2014 in Financing
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