Figuring out how to fund any startup is always difficult, but at the college level, securing funding for student entrepreneurs presents an even greater challenge. Traditional startup funding sources such as banks, angel investors or venture … [Read more...] about University Startup Investment Funds Offer Funding for Student Entrepreneurs
The purpose of the Startup Act is to “jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses.” According to its bipartisan sponsors, another purpose of the Startup Act is employing Americans and fostering research … [Read more...] about Startup Act – What it Means for Startups and Raising Funds
In today’s new economy, founders build and grow innovative businesses through the help of a startup accelerator and the programs they operate. Around the globe, a multitude of startup accelerators are helping bring together founders, … [Read more...] about Launching a Startup in a Startup Accelerator
State-funded venture capital programs provide investment capital to create and grow start-ups, early-stage and mid-stage businesses, often in one of two forms: (1) a state-run venture capital fund (which may include other private investors) … [Read more...] about State-Funded Venture Capital – Are You Missing Out?
In 2016, Equity Crowdfunding became a new startup investment term. May 2016 bore witness to the third update on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012, with the act enabling Equity Crowdfunding as a much welcome assistance … [Read more...] about Equity Crowdfunding In Its First Year: How Did It Go?
The number of large corporations providing capital for startups and emerging companies has jumped in recent years. Corporations are increasingly setting up their own venture capital funds (corporate venture capital funds) to support these … [Read more...] about Corporate Venture Capital: How Corporations are Helping Founders Launch Startups