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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
An important voice in the angel investing world, Luis Villalobos has contributed a practical new term--"valuation divergence"--that focuses on a little understood fact of angel investing: Returns on investments in a company do not increase in direct proportion to the company's market valuation. Entrepreneurs and investors alike will benefit from a better understanding of this concept.
Life sciences business owners are seeing a modest rise in venture capital funds – no mean feat in this economy. But one big communications mistake will take you and your firm out of the running.
This article, published by Red Herring, reports the venture capital industry is increasingly becoming global in nature while the traditional U.S. presence in global VC deals declines.
Bradmer Pharmaceuticals, an American biotech company, chose to use the Toronto Venture Exchange's Capital Pool Company Program to raise cash in the public markets. The author shares his experience making the decision to list in the CPC program and his lessons learned.
Young entrepreneurs with few contacts need to get real about raising money in a tough economy, and pursue avenues such as their own bank accounts, loans from parents and credit cards, writes the author. Another tactic is keeping costs low so that you need less money in the first place.
Ohio voters to decide if $700M bond issue expands investment in high-tech economy.
Self-healing metal that pops back into shape after it's damaged. Machines that give surgeons full-color, 3D images of a patient's insides. Sensors that warn police or soldiers of explosives miles away. This is the promise of a proposed $700 million statewide investment program that aims to turn sci-fi dreams into Ohio's business future. But does the promise hold up?
Entrepreneurs pursuing venture funding will find useful information in this article. Guy Kawasaki offers insight into the venture capitalist mindset. His Venture Capital Aptitude Test could be used by the entrepreneur as a list of qualities for which to seek in a venture capitalist partner.
It's easy for an entrepreneur to kill any chance of raising money for his or her venture. Just fall into the trap of arguing one of the three great myths of business detailed in this article.
To maximize the amount of financing you can raise, you can either marshal tangible evidence of growth and success or demonstrate your company's potential.
Geoff Davis, founder and CEO of Unitus, talks about microfinance at the Entrepreneurial Thought Leader lecture series emphasizing the relevance and potential of this field.
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