How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
Guest Post Tesla made it clear that being a great entrepreneur -- one who commercialized a critical standard that powers innovation 125 years later -- isn't necessarily about the money.
Best known, perhaps, for being the headquarters of BlackBerry, Waterloo is a small suburb of Toronto with a population of 98,000 in which 500 startups were born in 2012.
The Ontario ministry of economic development has invited VentureBeat to check out the center of the universe, AKA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. And I'm the lucky guinea pig.
Guest Post When I co-founded InMobi in 2007, we took a novel “east-to-west” approach to our growth, starting in India before moving into other developing markets, then finally into more traditional “Western” markets as well.
The largest accelerator in Canada, the biggest seed investor in Europe, and one of the top seed funds in Australia are joining forced to put on one major demo day for 15 of their top startups May 1 in San Francisco.
Last week I published the story of Sarah Hanson, the 19-year-old developer who auctioned off 10 percent of her future income in exchange for a $125,000 investment into her startup, Senior Living Map.
Today, I'm wondering if Sarah Hanson really exists.
Silicon Valley has been prominent in the fight -- particularly around the Startup Act -- to admit immigrants who want to start businesses and create jobs.
Editor's Pick Who wants to go to college if you can start earning money right away?
Guest Post As I'm writing this post, I'm sitting in an apartment that our business development guy is renting in Oakland. I'm practically homeless at the moment but I couldn't care less.
Quasar Ventures is a new "tech company builder" based in Buenos Aires that made its public debut today with $5.4 million in outside investment.
Guest Post This is heartbreaking: An entrepreneur puts mind, time, and energy into founding and running a new venture, and then recklessly sabotages the startup's chances to succeed.
Guest Post Here are 10 things you definitely should NEVER say to a venture capitalist in a pitch.
Guest Post What we’re seeing today is not a swingback to the enterprise with the add-on of consumer models. What we’re seeing today is a swingback to more diversified revenue models and a refreshing change to the traditional go-to-market approaches ... a head fake if I ever saw one.
Guest Post With all the buzz these days about how sexy and cool the enterprise has become, there is a segment of business customers that startups are overlooking: small businesses.
The new Silicon Valley handshake is a four-step digitally-enhanced process.
Guest Post What are the plusses and minuses of taking in money from a corporation versus a financial investor?
Guest Post When scaling a company, it’s the easy things that become most difficult. Bigger teams often mean bigger headaches.
A pilot program in Washington, D.C., teaches kids how to apply their creativity to the real world, take risks, and follow their passion.
"The vast majority of organizations put their emergency information on paper," Summers says. "This is an opportunity to leverage networking technology for safety."