Corporate venture capital is simultaneously similar to, and different from, traditional venture capital firms. While not new, per se, the number of corporate venture capital funds is on the rise. In fact, we are seeing a major increase in … [Read more...] about Corporate Venture Capital – Is it Right for Your Startup?
Gender bias in startup funding is pervasive and persistent. For a lot of budding female entrepreneurs looking to establish their own businesses or launch a startup, securing capital or funding is a challenging and sometimes very unfair … [Read more...] about Gender Bias in Startup Funding: How to Fight It and Win
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?
Mastering the startup pitch can be one of the more nerve-wrecking experiences for budding entrepreneurs looking to make a great first impression to venture capitalists, angel investors, and other sources of funding. When making a startup … [Read more...] about Four Tips to Improve Your Startup Pitch
Startup funding is often viewed as the holy grail that allows entrepreneurs to take their business ideas from concept to reality. Startups come in different shapes and sizes. There are potential global reaching businesses and there are … [Read more...] about Startup Funding: Five Things a Funder Wants to Know
The 2016 numbers for U.S. venture capital deals are out. Last year, Venture Capital firms invested $58.6 billion in 4,520 deals. PricewaterhouseCoopers and CBInsights 2016 MoneyTree Report shows the latest State Rankings for Venture Capital … [Read more...] about State Rankings for Venture Capital Dollars and Deals