Participating ine 5 stages of venture capital denial

Participating ine 5 stages of venture capital denial

I attended the recent EMC World, which is one of the best events for press and analysts because it tailors its program for us and our specific needs. There was a nice balance of group sessions and one-on-ones. One of the sessions I found fascinating was given by Scott Darling from EMC Ventures about EMC’s […]
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Why Venture Capitalists Don’t Fund Women-Led Startups

Why Venture Capitalists Don’t Fund Women-Led Startups

Often heralded as the great land of meritocracy, Silicon Valley is a reimagining of the American frontier pioneered by a geeky mix of libertarian engineers, frat-boyish chief executives and powerful venture capitalists who run the action with multi-million-dol...
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March Capital Partners , has made the final close of its maiden fund at $240 million

March Capital Partners , has made the final close of its maiden fund at $240 million

NEW DELHI: Technology-centric investment firm, March Capital Partners , has made the final close of its maiden fund at $240 million (about Rs 1,597 crore), and expects to deploy a significant portion towards India . The Santa Monica-headquartered investment fi...
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12 Most Eye-Popping VC Tech Deals of 2014

12 Most Eye-Popping VC Tech Deals of 2014

While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT landscape. Final numbers for the ...
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8 Strategies to Fund Your New Business

8 Strategies to Fund Your New Business

As many first-time entrepreneurs know, or have found out, getting a traditional bank or even an SBA loan to start a new business isn’t easy. So where else can you go to fund your dream? Fortunately, today entrepreneurs have many options than ever when it...
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How Spoon University Navigated the Tricky Process of Raising Money as an Early Stage Startup

How Spoon University Navigated the Tricky Process of Raising Money as an Early Stage Startup

Diverging slightly from the popular startup narrative, Mackenzie Barth and her co-founder Sarah Adler aren’t college dropouts. Instead, they managed to start Spoon University, a food blog featuring student contributions, while at Northwestern University ...
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How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

How Investors Choose Startups to Finance

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More Than Money: 4 Tips to Find the Right Investor for Your Startup

More Than Money: 4 Tips to Find the Right Investor for Your Startup

When you meet with investors, your first instinct is simple: Close the deal and cash the check as quickly as possible. After all, startups need money and investors have it, so why do anything other than convince them your business has a lot of potential but ne...
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What ex-Twitter chief Dick Costolo is doing next, and why

Six months after stepping down as Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo said Tuesday he’s working on a fitness start-up and is joining venture capital firm Index Ventures as a partner. In a series of tweets, Costolo didn’t give details on what types of compani...
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As mobile internet soars in India, so do valuations, Sequoia says

Sky rocketing valuations for Indian tech start-ups are being spurred by bullish interest in mobile internet, a senior executive at one of the world’s most storied venture capital firms warned Monday. The number of Indian companies raising more than $50 m...
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