News and Articles About Venture Capital
The very fact that investors are in front of you means theyre interested in hearing your pitch. You already have their attention; the trick is keeping it.
Three college kids from Georgetown launched a salad shop on the cusp of the Great Recession. Having managed to thrive in the six years since, it is now poised for explosive growth.
Going into business doesn't require sacrificing your ideals. Here are three lessons we learned about doing good and doing well.
There are big differences between venture capital firms on the East and West Coasts. Here's what you need to know to pick the right one.
Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
On CustomMade.com, buyers post a photo or a description of what they want and craftspeople bid on the project.
VCs and angel investors get a lot of attention, but personal loans and credit, followed by investments from friends and family, are the top funding sources for startups.
The online data-storage company is reportedly looking to raise $250 million in the next few weeks, seeking a valuation of about $8 billion.
The glass ceiling is still very much intact, but entrepreneurs and VCs have the power to close the gender gap. Here's how.
Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
How to understand venture capital's herd mentality.
Entrepreneurs, beware: When a VC firm shuts down, the obligation to deliver a return on the investment rarely goes away.
Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal.
The virtual-scrapbooking social network site has raised $564 million to date without any visible source of revenue. But that will soon change.
Despite five consecutive quarterly increases, Silicon Valley confidence still lags behind that seen in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
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If you are rejected, don't automatically assume it's your business plan that's the issue. It could be the firm's approach to its fund's investment cycle.
Data Elite wants to fill a need for big data startups that aren't satisfied by generic startup incubators and investment funds. And it has major backers ready to make sure it succeeds.
The LinkedIn co-founder and VC shares valuable insight on what entrepreneurs need to know when pitching their startups to investors.
If you think you can just hire someone else to do the dirty work of writing your business plan, think again.
The co-founder of Fleksy explains how focusing on a niche demographic prepared him for the mass market.
While the mobile industry had a record-breaking quarter for VC funding, health care was a flop.
Venture capitalists invest approximately $20 billion a year into U.S. companies. Where does the money go? This infographic has the answers.
Venture capitalist Sharon Wienbar gives us the skinny on what kind of questions VCs ask and why they ask them.
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