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Angel investors and angel networks are becoming a growing source of early-stage investments for startups. Read about why angel investors are outpacing venture capitalists in early-stage investing.
New healthcare business plans can go wrong if the life science company founders don't discuss how they'll split up proceeds and shares of the company. Read what the Kauffman Foundation and other leaders suggest for life science entrepreneurs.
Sharing information with investors is important at all stages of a company's growth. Read more about what investors want to hear.
On Aug. 27, we are welcoming Slava Rubin, the CEO of Indiegogo, one of the most-successful and most-recognized crowdfunding platforms, to the Kauffman Foundation. We expect a full crowd for this event, but we also will be showing his presentation entitled “How to Raise $1Million in 30 Days or Less” on a live stream that can be found here.
One of the questions I get asked the most is some version of "what do you think of crowdfunding?" I usually answer with some noncommittal answer about how it is going to be important, but no really knows how it will impact the trajectory and success of startup companies. After all, the notion of banding together through social media to fund the development of a prototype, documentary film or art project has been going on for many years now.
Crowdfunding is a hot topic in the entrepreneurship space these days. Many startups are asking about it, and are trying to decide if seeking funding from the crowd is the right for their company. Sensing this demand, we hosted a three hour event on the subject a few days ago which you can view here and here.
Would you rather buy the new Apple product or save that money in an interest bearing account? When is the right time for a person to start saving? I was lucky enough to have great parents that instilled the importance of saving in my brain. But I also had a different "saving gene" than my three older sisters who tended to and still do spend more than me.
Nanotechnology firms will benefit from $3 million in grants from a Pennsylvania organization that wants to encourage innovation. Read more about this program for businesses and colleges.
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