Mystery funding of the day? That'd be YesGraph, a stealthy startup in the recruiting space founded by Ivan Kirigin, a former product manager at Facebook and Dropbox.
Guest Post As a startup lawyer, I'm increasingly asked by clients how to be more appealing to venture capitalists. What do I say to entrepreneurs who ask this question?
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.
It's like the opposite of Winston Churchill's battle of Britain quote: Never were so many products sold for so much money by such a huge company for so little profit.
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.
Editor's Pick Who wants to go to college if you can start earning money right away?
Code for America and Google for a new program that will help CfA fellows turn their products and ideas into sustainable businesses.
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.
Well-known law firm Fenwick & West releases its 2012 Seed Financing Survey which found that the mythical Series A crunch does in fact exist.
At Founders Den's Spring 2013 demo event, seven founders pitch their startups to a room filled with elite investors.
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.
Guest Post Let me start with a simple statement: B players will not become A players.
To make it easier for roommates or colleagues at a small company to order items for a shared kitchen, Instacart has launched a new feature called "Shop with Friends."
Guest Post What are the plusses and minuses of taking in money from a corporation versus a financial investor?
Everyone takes away something different from the massive three-day Launch festival, including chocolate robots, and an expanded network.
Zillabyte, Jawfish Games, Instaradio, and AdStage have 300,000 points, and the numbers are continuing to climb.
Armor5, a startup launching today, addresses BYOD -- "bring your own device," or workers who use their devices, not the company's -- without requiring software installation on a mobile phone or tablet.