A leading European venture capitalist has made the bold claim, even though the continent has struggled to produce new global players.
It was supposed to be easy. Angels and VCs are throwing money at seed stage companies. That’s all true. But unfortunately, it’s not easy.
VC is a relatively glamorous job from the outside. But it isn’t for everyone. In fact, there are a lot of reasons to think twice about whether this is the right path for you. Here they are.
Skillville Games is kicking off a new skill-based tournament gaming web site today. The goal is to bring tournament gaming into a modern world, where gamers can compete against each other.
I was excited when Brad agreed to chat with me via Skype and discuss the book’s genesis, along with the reaction of his fellow venture capitalists to the book’s revelation of numerous fundraising “secrets.”
Why did you make the switch to venture capital? The TechCrunch blogger talks about becoming a venture capitalist at the CrunchFund.
We’re bringing together some of the city’s leading venture capitalists and entrepreneurs-as well as a few out-of-town guests from around the Xconomy network.
Investment cash is available for Alabama start-up companies, but writing a check isn't automatic because many factors come into play as funding decisions are made, according to leaders of Birmingham's angel investment group.
Telstra’s recent announcement it has launched a $40 million fund which will be to invest in early-stage ventures raises the question why large Australian businesses have been slow to invest in fledgling enterprises.
Thanks to Eastwick PR for inviting me to a private screening of the new documentary "Something Ventured." I highly recommend it as an important piece of the history of the electronics industry--seen through somewhat rose-colored glasses.
I recently spoke with Naval Ravikant, Co-Founder AngelList and Co-Maintainer Venture Hacks regarding the manner in which AngelList is changing the startup funding landscape.
Peazie, a Facebook-based start-up, has secured funding from local investor Adventure Capital, after securing a swag of big-name clients just months after launching.
Canberra-based start-up Gift A Ball is preparing to launch in the United States, despite launching just two months ago, after agreeing to split its US profits with a California-based operator.
Three Facets of Managing People in Startup-Startups news- Bangalore: New ventures or startups drive job creation rather than established small businesses, states a new paper from Bloomberg Government.
Launched this semester by UT engineering professor Bob Metcalfe, a legendary inventor and tech entrepreneur, 1 Semester Startup gives undergraduates the chance to learn from some of Austin's most successful company founders.
I recently read the following summary of a new venture in the newspaper. “The company has received [government funding] after winning [business plan competition], and has now joined [incubator program].“ Three strikes and you’re out, I thought.
As promised, here's the lowdown on the best events to go to in the Berlin start-up scene this week. Check it out and report back!
If you're looking for guidance or information on what it's really like to start a technology company, listen to what Ben Horowitz has to say in this video.
So, as we approach the start of a new year, I encourage you to take some time for personal reflection and try making a Learning List.
A wonderful project that strips brand packaging of all the fluff and focuses on only what is necessary. Startups create products and keeping such simplicity in mind applies both to physical as well as web products.