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3 Pitches That Will Have Investors Begging You to Take Their Money | Inc.com

Phin Barnes recalls how, when his VC firm First Round Capital was deciding whether to back the meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron, founder Matt Salzberg's eyes lit up as he nerded out on logistics details. When Greycroft Partners led a $30 million round for Thrive Market, an online …

Venture Capital

Why Moving Your Startup Offshore Can Quadruple the Length of Your 'Runway'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While startup costs are cheaper than ever before, most people still have to pay bills and work full-time to make a salary. Even young entrepreneurs with the luxury of starting out at home or in a low-cost environment eventually need to …

What Investors Look For When Evaluating Your Pitch: Samih Toukan

<b>4. The Preparation</b><p>When we are presented with a pitch we assess the level of preparation and effort that has been put into the pitch, and this includes the presentation itself and the research done in the background.<p><b>5. The Financials</b><p>It’s very important for us that the entrepreneur presents and fully …

SMALL BIZ AHEAD

Felicia Sullivan<p>Today, there's no escaping social media. Twenty years ago, small businesses had the luxury of projecting their products and messages …

Catching them young: VCs making deals at the seed stage

Venture capitalists, even those known to invest in well-established startups, are moving in early and making deals at the seed stage Read more

Venture Capital

Top 10 Venture Capital-Backed Green Companies | Inc.com

Another Earth Day is upon us. And in celebration of the planet, we've done some checking around to see how well-funded Earth-friendly companies have been in the past few years.<p>The good news, for the sustainably minded, is that funding dollars for environmental companies surged in 2014 compared to …

Venture Capital

Why the Bubble Question Doesn't Matter

“Is there a bubble?” is a question that seems to be asked every day. But it’s the wrong question - in fact, it’s an unimportant question. Maybe there …

The Most Crucial Slide in Your Pitch Deck

As a VC analyst at Partech Ventures, I’ve processed through hundreds of pitch decks. Some are fascinating, some less so, some are extremely …

Startups

The Investors Behind The Next Billion Dollar Startups

While the aim of this latest Forbes list is to honor the founders of the next billion dollar tech startups and their teams, credit is also due to the investors backing them. Of the five firms listed below, nearly all have been venture capital stalwarts for decades, with just one exception (the …

Venture Capital

ZTE has launched its Innovation Venture Fund for growing mobile companies

This morning, ZTE launched its Innovation Venture Fund, an opportunity that aims to assist growing mobile companies. The Innovation Venture Fund is a …

On HBO's Silicon Valley, fiction isn't stranger than truth

How do you satirize the already absurd? That is the challenge for HBO’s <i>Silicon Valley</i>, which kicks off its second season this Sunday. The show continues to follow young startup Pied Piper as it tries to raise venture capital funding, build its first product, and avoid being crushed by a vindictive …