Investments in big data are coming hard and fast this year in comparison with the last five years, according to a new infographic from the website Big Data Startups.
You hear about startups getting venture capital or crowdfunding money all the time in Silicon Valley. But the two combined barely make up the money given by startups’ biggest funding source: friends and family.
Barry Eggers, an investor at Lightspeed Venture Partners, is trying to piece together growth opportunities in the emerging Internet of things, and while he can’t be sure, he’s got some ideas.
Take that, Sand Hill Road’s good ol’ boys! Illuminate Ventures just closed a $20 million fund to invest in early-stage enterprise startups.
The startup community is buzzing with funding news.
Editor’s Pick This is billionaire Rackspace founder Graham Weston’s attempt to create a popup startup center in San Antonio.
And, truth be told, all over the world.
The median valuations for venture capital backed companies are at a decade high, according to the results of Pitchbook’s quarterly report on venture capital trends.
Khosla Ventures VC Andrew Chung started his entrepreneurial career at age 5, working the cash register in his parents’ restaurant. In this interview, he talks about how that experience — and his brush with fame as a singer — shaped his business philosophy.
The $258 million invested in on-demand car service Uber led the way this past quarter as venture capitalists poured $7.8 billion in 10,005 deals in the past three months.
Guest Post Amr Shady is the CEO of TA Telecom, one of the fastest-growing companies in the Middle East and Africa.
A UK-based venture fund has secured a £37.5 million ($60 million) fund to invest in early-stage technology startups.
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) came out with its quarterly report today, which found that by number of funds, the third quarter ranks as the strongest quarter for venture capital fundraising in the past twelve months.
AngelList, a site that helps angel investors invest in technology startups by providing screening information about the companies, last week announced AngelList Syndicates.
The young startup has landed clients including The Travel Channel, Nestle, and The New York Giants, and it’s just pulled in $2.25M from angel investors.
Quick, name one Aussie startup.
The founding partners of Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers discuss the origins of the venture capital industry and what it takes to be a good VC.
Partners David Sze and Reid Hoffman announced the closure of its 14th fund onstage today at TechCrunch Disrupt.
Sanjit Biswas sold Meraki to Cisco for $1.2 billion last year, and primary investor Sequoia Capital made $400 million off that sale. Partner Doug Leone and Biswas dicussed their relationship at Disrupt.
Building a company for first-time founders is like jumping into the deep end of the pool without really knowing how to swim. The Lightspeed Summer Fellowship helps aspiring entrepreneurs get their feet wet.
A dozen funding stories for your reading delight.
Venerable venture firm Greylock Partners announced that it is dedicating a $100 million fund to marketplaces. The fund will be managed by new partner Simon Rothman
VentureBeat asked some of the most well-known cloud investors what technologies they are most excited about. Here’s what they said.
The 2013 Global Venture Capital Confidence report came out today which found that investor confidence in the U.S. grew over the past year, while enthusiasm for companies in emerging markets is down.
Guest Post With very few job openings a year, landing that dream job in venture can be harder than you think. Here’s some tips to optimize your chances.
The last of this week’s round up of funding news.
Our round-up of the startups that received funding today (and can help you get pregnant).
A roundup of today’s funding news, overshadowed by billionaire Jeff Bezos’ purchase of the Washington Post.
Guest Post We’re moving away from the heart of technology innovation — the infrastructure, the machines, the seminal ideas we can touch and feel — to quick fixes that are not setting the stage for the next new thing.
A roundup of today’s funding news.
Here is a roundup of today’s funding news.
Only one of the eleven funding stories from today had anything at all to do with dogs, but that hook is enough for me. Here is your day’s roundup of funding news.
An extra snuggly version of today’s funding news.
Guest Post A decade ago, the U.S. market represented the key to consumer Internet dominance. Now, leading consumer technology companies such as Google, eBay, and Apple have something new in common: the U.S. accounts for just a minority of their revenue.
What do serial entrepreneurs and breakfast cereal have in common? In both cases, one serving is not enough.
As barriers around general solicitation come crashing down, FundersClub is looking at new ways to stay on top. The company will share 10 percent of the total carried interest on a fund with the investor who referred the company.
Advancit was founded by Shari Redstone, daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone and a well-known figure in the entertainment industry. It makes early stage investments in media and entertainment startups.
If I had a margarita for every deal that was announced today, I’d have 8 margaritas too many.
Mayfield Fund has announced its sixth investment partner, Ursheet Parikh, the founder of StorSimple.
Guest Post New startups are getting funding every day, but that isn’t a requirement for being a successful company.
Videos are quite literally taking over the Internet. And today’s funding news.