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Kirsten Green, of the venture capital firm Forerunner Ventures, on Wednesday in Manhattan. She was ranked No. 12 on a list of the top 50 venture capitalists in the world, but her firm is still relatively unknown.
Popular perception about the Indian venture capital and private equity industry would probably suggest that it is a marginal part of the larger capital market in India.
Ed Albrigo, CEO of Virginia's Center for Innovative technology, said Cavion's venture capital success could attract more medical entrepreneurs to the Charlottesville area.
Selexys was one of the top five largest mergers and acquisitions of U.S.-based companies in fourth quarter of 2016. That deal and the sale of WeGoLook are proof positive that Oklahoma's strategy of public/private venture capital funds works. When the ...
To get solid wisdom on this, I jumped on a call with Brad Feld, cofounder and managing director of venture capital firm Foundry Group and cofounder of Techstars.
A pivot means that a startup has decided to change their business model. This can be a drastic change (a completely new business model in a different sector) or a slight change (usually a major change in the company's product to address a larger market ...
Indiegogo's founder shares his thoughts on the trends shaping equity crowdfunding.
Preqin's private equity and venture capital Spotlight report this month examines first-time venture capital funds, which aim to raise $41 billion globally.
Patrick Wallen is a licensed attorney, a Fellow with Rubicon venture capital and a startup and VC professional. When we speak of disruption in the startup industry, it would not be uncommon to invoke an innovative technology or a visionary founder.
For nine years, the Wisconsin venture capital Association was basically nonexistent, a victim of board member retirements and a decline in the venture capital sector as a whole. But the 2107 environment is a whole lot different, and WVCA, which started ...
The latest research from Preqin finds that Asia-focused venture capital fundraising has remained robust in recent years, with funds closed since the beginning of 2014 raising a combined $43bn.
companies across an array of industries have launched venture-capital arms in recent years. The number of first-time investments made by new corporate VCs hit a record 107 last year, according to research by CB Insights.
One of the biggest ingredients local tech startups need to thrive is cash - usually in the form of venture capital - at the point when they're trying to firm up their business models and acquire customers.
The entrepreneurs' Fund, a San Mateo, CA-based early stage venture capital firm, held the first close of its latest fund, at $27.45m.
In mid-January, online start-up publication Inc42 organised a three-day event in Jaipur, which aimed at connecting investors with start-ups and mentors.
The company announced Wednesday that the lead investor in its latest round of venture capital funding was Canvas Ventures, a firm that has previously invested in Siri and Evernote.
A venture capital fund seeking to help grow new technology businesses in Crystal City will receive economic development funds from Arlington County.
venture capital has always been an old-school industry in love with new-school ideas. Its current darling is artificial intelligence.
The Wisconsin venture capital Association, a nonprofit trade group that was formed in 2002 but has been dormant since 2008, is springing back to life, according to key figures in the state's venture industry.
Benedict Evans is an investor who works at famed silicon Valley venture capital fund Andressen Horowitz. Today, Evans made a tweet snitching to Apple about adult-oriented content on its platform and deleted it shortly afterward.
However, I did not expect that startups that failed to raise venture capital will start raising "vendor capital". What is vendor capital?
Ilonka Jankovich, venture partner, Randstad Innovation Fund will present on 'Corporate venture capital and Partnering: A Balancing Act.
"We are pioneering a groundbreaking moment in the history of venture capital by using blockchain technology to provide never-before-seen liquidity and access to investors," said Stan Miroshnik, CEO of The argon Group, to bitcoin Magazine.
Early-stage venture capital also isn't necessarily the best solution for commercialization of medical technologies. Atul Varadhachary runs Fannin Innovation Studio, which incubates life sciences products through the development and licensing phase ...
OTTAWA - Industry is expecting the federal government to make fresh venture-capital commitments in the budget to help the country's young, rapidly growing firms move beyond the early stages of development.
Columbus, GA.-based Aflac Inc. (nyse: AFL) plans to raise a $100 million fund over three years to invest in early-stage companies developing products and software related to Aflac's core business.
For the rest of Tennessee's top venture capital and private equity firms, take a look at this week's print edition of the Nashville Business Journal.
Big medtech and big PhaRMA are taking a greater role in the funding of medical device start-ups. 2016 was the first year in which the corporate venture arms of the large strategics have put up more than 20% of the cash for early-stage medtech companies ...
Seeking to sharpen Wisconsin's entrepreneurial chops, a group of early-stage investors has resurrected the Wisconsin venture capital Association. The idea: Use the power of proximity and networking to help boost a startup culture that has been so-so at ...
Today we're excited to announce the launch of 'Equity,' TechCrunch's new venture-capital focused podcast. Matthew Lynley, Alex Wilhelm and myself will be its regular hosts, but the show will also feature special guests from the community.
Seattle venture-capital firm Biomatics raises $200M for first fund. Originally published March 15, 2017 at 1:59 pm Updated March 15, 2017 at 3:22 pm.
Is Kentucky finally becoming a startup capital destination for entrepreneurs used to flying over to the East and West Coasts? The best answer is, "We are trying very hard," according to private investors and government officials.
Some experts say that startups will be better off if they favor venture capital firms with health experts on the team. Gupta from Quartet Health took Google Ventures' funding for that reason (his investor Krishna Yeshwant is a physician and ...
A Brisbane startup developing a Canva-style solution for enterprise companies has secured $1 million from Sydney-based Microequities venture capital fund after a strong run in bootstrapping. Outfit, developed by NetEngine founder Bruce Stronge, ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 - Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has formed a venture capital arm that will work to support startup companies as they bring new cybersecurity technologies to the market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.
'They also provide diversification by investing in the venture capital sectors, which retail investors can't always readily access,' he added.
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the month of February, both in New York and nationally.
Jay Z was rumored to be launching a venture capital firm, and it looks like the scuttlebutt was true. His company Roc Nation has formed Arrive, a VC "platform" that will help younger startups build their brands and businesses.
Nigeria raised the highest venture capital (VC), funds for tech startups in 2016. Making the investment the highest in Africa. According to a new report from ...
private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) firms aren't able to attract investments as easily as they may have liked, reports Anushree Bhattacharyya in New Delhi.
venture capital executives will be watching the share price of Snap Inc., in coming months to see if unicorns really are magic.
private equity funds had stockpiled $754 billion of uninvested money as of June 2016, and venture capital funds had $121 billion.
Australia's top start-up investors say the $450 million in "dry powder" venture capital funds are sitting on is still too low compared to the United States and other developed countries.
venture capitalists - the folks who place dollars in emerging companies - are finding a good amount of fresh capital of their own.
venture capital is driven by big exits. design and ambition matter but, time after time, early specifics around initial products and go-to market strategies change and pivot as start-ups rapidly learn how customers want to consume.
Symantec and Appthority have not publicly disclosed just how much Symantec has invested in the firm, which also has funding from three traditional venture capital firmsl. Paul Stich, Appthority CEO, says his firm shares mobile app data with Symantec ...
SET-listed IT service provider MFEC has diversified into corporate venture capital, investing in startups with high-growth potential as it strives to usher in a new era of digital transformation.
A discussion and Q&A with venture capitalist and partner at Benchmark, Peter Fenton . In this discussion Peter talks about his investment strategy and his thinking when choosing to invest.
Now, he's scored a "significant" investment from a Chicago-based private equity firm, 2X consumer Products Growth Partners, and 301 INC, the venture capital arm of Minnesota-based General Mills. "It was less about the money, more about the strategic ...
When a market boasts $3.8 billion in spend with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) eclipsing 15.7%, I notice. Growth of this magnitude happens with the maturation of market-moving forces: consumers, technology, infrastructure and governmental ...





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