Guest Post Arie Shpanya is the CEO of WisePricer
Startups have to have a strong sense of identity when they pitch venture capitalists who have seen it all before — twice.
In the height of the recession, three London-based “ex-Hedge fund quant nerds” decided to quit their steady corporate jobs to launch Bright Sun Group. The goal is to help venture capitalists track investments, spot trends, and source deals.
Guest Post Startups seeking angel funding shouldn’t be so afraid of the word “no.”
This ain’t your typical summer school.
Apparently mobile content is hot — $16 million hot — and travel to and within Russia needs a $25 million dollar improvement … all in March 27′s funding daily.
Everyone wants to have a piece of the mobile pie, but which venture capitalists are actually succeeding?
Venture capitalists gave out over $20 million in funding last year, a ten percent increase over 2011, according to new data from Thompson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association.
Guest Post Is finding funding really all that different from finding love?
Facebook’s IPO has raised hopes in Silicon Valley that the tech industry’s days of wine and roses will soon be back with hundreds of startups going public. Even President Obama seems excited. He recently proposed an “IPO on-ramp” to help young, smaller companies go public.
Guest Post Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany. This story originally appeared on his blog.
[vimeo 32175141 w=640 h=480] Dan Scholnick is a general partner at Trinity Ventures. In this conversation with VentureBeat editor-in-chief and founder Matt Marshall, he discusses the future and potential of cloud technologies.
Guest Post Adobe acquired Auditude, a platform for monetizing premium video content, on Tuesday.
In a shakeup for New York’s startup scene, Andy Weissman, co-founder of the NYC startup incubator Betaworks, is leaving to join VC firm Union Square Ventures.
[vimeo 29115577 w=640 h=360] Bill Maris, managing partner at Google Ventures, sat down with VentureBeat yesterday to discuss what Google looks for in investment opportunities.
“I don’t like being one of the venture capitalists … everything is a deal to them.”
Mobile payments startup Square on Tuesday said it had added well-known venture capitalist Vinod Khosla to its board of directors.
The current credit crunch caused by the subprime loaning crisis may help venture capital returns, and therefore start-ups.