Tech entrepreneurs will have more options in 2013

As Dell’s first Entrepreneur in Residence, I constantly have an ear to the ground of the entrepreneur community. I predict that the following trends will shape the world of entrepreneurialism in 2013.

FAQ: What the new U.S. crowdfunding bill means for entrepreneurs

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a crowdfunding bill that will allow startups to offer and sell securities via crowdfunding sites and social networks. If passed by the Senate and signed off by the President, the bill will become a law, giving entrepreneurs new options for raising money for their companies.

Independent mobile ad network JumpTap raises $25 million

It seems that there’s still room for independent mobile advertising networks. Mobile advertising company JumpTap announced today that it has completed a $25 million financing round. The capital will be used to recruit new employees and for product and technology development. The company recently hired high-level executives to support growth in the future.