After multiple attempts -- and failures -- at trading for small, early-stage companies, Nasdaq is betting the private-equity farm on SharesPost's technology. Is this enough to erase the Facebook fubar?
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) revealed in a private meeting with the press that the state is backing a new venture fund.
Guest Post Folks, Twitter marketing just got serious.
Want to buy shares in Twitter? Pinterest? Palantir? Nasdaq wants to help you out with that -- and it might be able to as soon as this year.
At the VCIR conference to showcase the mountain region's startups, Colarado's governor spoke about his state's commitment to tech. In a private meeting with the press, he stressed his mission to turn Colorado into the most pro-business state without jeopardizing its natural beauty.
From a first equity hire to a first round, these documents give startup founders a leg up -- now with more open-source collaboration and nerdy street cred!
Life is short. Get acquired.
Zillabyte, Jawfish Games, Instaradio, and AdStage have 300,000 points, and the numbers are continuing to climb.
Guest Post Entrepreneurship has turned into its own cult, complete with a canonical "Bible," a roster of prophets, and a defined creed.
Guest Post Silicon Valley is still the gold standard for tech entrepreneurship. However, Austin is now emerging as a new destination of choice for tech startups as well as larger enterprise companies -- for a variety of economic and cultural reasons.
With 74 million daily posts, Tumblr is a big haystack to get lost in. Which is why the company is planning to monetize its mobile product the new old-fashioned way: pay-per-view. You pay, that is, and others view.
Your app is wonderful, amazing, and awesome, and it's one in a million. Literally.
The Mac Essentials Bundle is still available for only $49.99 -- but time on this VentureBeat offer is running out!
Guest Post In the last three months I have had several of my female students or recent business school graduates tell me that their aspiration is to be a chief operating officer. What’s odd is that I never hear that from young male students.
On stage at Launch, Chamath Palihapitiya confirms that he has raised $275+ million for the Social+Capital Partnership's latest fund.
At the Launch festival, a new crowdfunding app serves as a buzz barometer for what the 5,000-plus attendees think of the startups as they launch out of stealth mode.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America ... they're also the path to Forbes' World's Billionaires list. But there is a little catch -- you gotta be a man.
IBM just announced that its cloud products and services will be based on open cloud architecture.
Guest Post I know many women who are irked by Sheryl Sandberg’s dictum to “lean in,” the subject of her new book.