Title II of the President Obama’s JOBS Act says that entrepreneurs seeking cash can now notify the world. And that’s exactly what’s starting to happen.
Editor’s Pick A vocal subset of the community are fighting tooth and nail for ridesharing to succeed.
Creditera has raised $1 million to help business owners stay on top of their credit. The startup consolidates data on personal and business credit a single account and protects against identity theft.
Online investing platform SecondMarket partners with CircleUp, which crowdfunds consumer goods companies looking to grow.
Today, Openstack private cloud player, Piston Cloud closed an $8 million funding round. Investors see potential in the space, despite that it has become increasingly flooded with competitors, such as Hewlett-Packard and Rackspace.
Guest Post 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.
Sumo Logic, the “big data” startup that specializes in analytics, has pulled in $30 million in funding.
Torch Partners entered the US market today and opened an office in San Francisco.
SV Angel, Ron Conway and David Lee’s investment firm, is in the process of raising a new fund, “SV Angel IV”.
As we enter into a quarter in which we’re likely to see more early-stage investment deals than ever before, Adeo Ressi, CEO of The Founder Institute, believes there must be an alternative to convertible debt.
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama recognized startups and entrepreneurs for innovating and creating new jobs, while calling for reforms that would support everyone who “aspires to become the next Steve Jobs.”
China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is apparently seeking $4 billion in debt financing to buy the 40 percent stake in Alibaba currently owned by iconic web company Yahoo.
Sprint has agreed to pay $1.6 billion to struggling wholesale wireless provider Clearwire over the next four years, the companies announced today.
As the tech IPO window creaks open, contractor reviewing site Angie’s List has announced a $13 opening share price for a planned initial public offering later this month.
Guest Post 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.
Renewable energy investment firm CleanPath announced today that it has raise an $800 million fund that will be used to invest in large-scale solar projects.
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.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Richard Brekka is the president of Dolphin Equity Partners. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Carl Showalter is a general partner with Opus Capital. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)