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Venture Capital

Space Travel

Report: Space Projects Lured $1.8 Billion in Venture Capital Last Year

The lion's share of the 2015 space investments was a $1 billion round of financing for SpaceX.
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists Are More Likely to Help Startups They Can Visit Via a Direct Flight

If you want more guidance for your company, it helps to be easily accessible.
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
Finance

A New Kind of Financing That Doesn't Involve Taking on Debt or Giving Away Equity

Here are five ways that the new R round is different than other types of finance currently available for entrepreneurs.
Selling

How to Convince Investors You Can Sell

Your success, as a company and as an investment, will depend on your ability to get customers to buy i service.
Startups

Sesame Street Launches VC Arm to Influence Tech for Kids

Lalalala. Lalalala. Elmo loves his goldfish, his startups, too.
Venture Capital

Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Must Brave the Venture-Capital Gauntlet

Money-loaded VCs might seem intimidating, but armed with a few tips, entrepreneurs -- even those wrestling with financing for the first time -- can help level the playing field.
Ask Entrepreneur

4 Steps to Better Protect Your Ideas

Brainpower is good. Brainpower you own is far better.
Fundraising

How Industry Analysts Can Help Entrepreneurs Raise Money

Getting venture capital funding is a constant game of selling, and it's far easier to sell yourself if independent third-party experts rave about you.
Fundraising

Raise More Capital When You Can

Investors and founders both sense the venture funding pool is drying up. If you're raising money, take every dollar you can when you can.
Raising Capital

What a 1990 Chevy Pickup Truck Purchase Taught Me About Raising Capital

I didn't really need the truck back in 1991, but I learned to look for opportunities before I thought it was the right time.
Angel Investors

How Angel Investing Is Different Outside of Silicon Valley

While much of angel investing is the same everywhere, angels outside of Silicon Valley need to do a few things differently to be successful.
VC

What VCs Want in 2016

From cybersecurity to robotics: 2016 investment predictions from top VCs