News and Articles About Venture Capital
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.
Get the 411 on crowdfunding from General Assembly, Denver's Galvanize wants you to code for a cause, Nashville gets KEEN on entrepreneurship, TechCrunch brings the Startup Battlefield to Berlin. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
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.
Under the JOBS Act, there will be new ways to raise money. But not all fund-raising is created equal.
With the IPO set, Twitter's venture capital investors, longtime employees and other stockholders are about to become very wealthy.
Billionaire Steve Case shares his plans for Revolution Ventures, which will focus on tech companies outside the proving ground of Silicon Valley.
For our series The Grind, the founder of Travefy offers up advice on securing external capital.
Equity crowdfunding proposes a fair shot for all entrepreneurs, but as with most things in a capitalist structure, only the strong will survive.
Venture capitalist John Frankel offers up advice on how to meet and pitch investors.
The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.
Understanding exactly what investors want before you go into a VC pitch will help ensure you connect with investors and close the deal.
You may be your own boss, but that doesn't mean you should pull a Mark Zuckerberg and wear hoodies to investor meetings. Here's some advice.
Some entrepreneurs are looking to streamline the potentially onerous process of accrediting investors in accordance with the SEC's new rules on general solicitation.
HWTrek offers hardware innovators the opportunity to prove their business model to experts, consumers and manufacturers.