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How to Raise Venture Capital When Nothing Is Going Your Way
How to Raise Venture Capital When Nothing Is Going Your WayI was in a bind. We were running short on cash. We had waited too long to start fundraising and now our target investors were disappearing for the holidays. The new year came and I was ready to hit the road. We needed to close the round, and close it fast.read more
Source: Inc
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:31:00 GMT
30 women in venture capital to watch in 2018
30 women in venture capital to watch in 2018In 2017, the presence of women in venture capital made feeble progress at the country's top firms. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital were among two firms last year to take on their first female general partners. And more and more women are ...read more
Source: Business Insider
Published on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:20:00 GMT
Founders And Venture Capital: Racism Is Costing Us Billions
Founders And Venture Capital: Racism Is Costing Us BillionsDaniel Applewhite is an entrepreneur, change maker, and speaker leading the development of businesses in Propeller’s Accelerator programs. Startups need more capital. Investors want more deals. So what’s the issue? We need to change the way we invest ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:49:00 GMT
Can I Invest in a Hedge Fund or Venture Capital Fund?
Can I Invest in a Hedge Fund or Venture Capital Fund?Investments like hedge funds and venture capital funds can be exciting and have high potential for returns. They are also riskier and more complex than most other types of investments, and for this reason, they are not open to the general public.read more
Source: The Motley Fool on MSN.com
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:32:00 GMT
Venture capital investments rose in Minnesota, nationally in 2017
Venture capital investments rose in Minnesota, nationally in 2017Money is rushing into fledgling health technology and other promising firms in Minnesota and around the country at rates not seen since the dot-com boom of 1999 to 2001. In Minnesota, 48 early-stage companies last year received $495.1 million in venture ...read more
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Published on Fri, 09 Feb 2018 21:22:00 GMT
Loyakk Receives Venture Capital Investment from Ai8 Ventures
Loyakk Receives Venture Capital Investment from Ai8 VenturesLoyakk, a London, UK-based maker of a blockchain-enabled Enterprise Relationship Management platform, received a venture capital investment from Ai8 Ventures. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company will use the funds to continue to expand ...read more
Source: finsmes.com
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:05:00 GMT
A partner at Alphabet's venture capital arm says 'flying cars' are starting to look inevitable
A partner at Alphabet's venture capital arm says 'flying cars' are starting to look inevitableJoe Kraus, a partner with Alphabet's venture capital arm, GV, says that flying cars are starting to seem inevitable instead of impossible. He believes that it's likely that people will be flying around in autonomous vehicles before they're driving around ...read more
Source: CNBC
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:02:00 GMT
Charleston venture capital fund Good Growth Capital aims to raise $20 million
Charleston venture capital fund Good Growth Capital aims to raise $20 millionThe Charleston venture capital fund Good Growth Capital says it plans to raise $20 million to invest in Southeastern technology startups, including "several million" it pulled in last year. The fledgling fund has made seven investments since its founding ...read more
Source: The Post and Courier
Published on Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:32:00 GMT
Post Venture Capital Index continues to move up
Post Venture Capital Index continues to move upThe Thomson Reuters’ Post Venture Capital Index (PVCI) gained 5 percent to start 2018 on an upswing. The PVCI stood at 1261.14 on Jan. 31 to end the first month of the year gaining 60 points from the 1,200.19 mark ...read more
Source: PE Hub
Published on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:00:00 GMT
Why blockchain evolution is set to transform venture capital
Why blockchain evolution is set to transform venture capitalBaroness Michelle Mone OBE, co-founder of crypto-powered investment platform EQUI, speaks around the potential impact of blockchain in venture capital Venture Capital (VC) has traditionally been the preserve of institutions and high net worth individuals.read more
Source: The Stack
Published on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:36:00 GMT