Angel Investing

Forget the tech whales, it’s the minnows we should worry about | Financial Times

When Judge Richard Leon this week permitted AT&T and Time Warner to merge, he accepted that they were only “chasing the taillights” of Netflix and …

Venture Capital

Early Uber Product Leader Frederique Dame Joins GV To Help Startups Reach Uber-Size Scale

When Frederique Dame left Uber in 2016, she’d had four years of hyper-growth and she was on the hunt for a new company to repeat the crazy ride. During her time at the ride-hailing giant, it had grown from 80 employees to more than 7,000 and from 4 cities to more than 400. But no company after Uber …

Entrepreneurship

Seed Stage Founders Aren't Getting Enough Guidance From Their Investors

A lack of help from investors in the early stages keeps entrepreneurs from reaching their full potential.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seed stage is the time of highest risk and greatest challenges for a startup, and yet that's the time when founders receive …

Venture Capital

Success For Jason Calacanis Means Backing 6 - 7 Aussie Startups

For a person with 6 Unicorn’s already under their belt, and a book on Angel investing that talks about his success turning $100,000 into $100,000,000 …

Startups

Investors to make hay from sunshine

PRESS RELEASE<p>Investors are about to get unparalleled access to the best clean technology start-ups in Australia thanks to a new angel investment …

Investing

Reid Hoffman to talk ‘blitzscaling’ at Disrupt SF 2018

When it comes to scaling startups, few people are as accomplished or consistently successful as Reid Hoffman .<p>While the rest of us consider scaling a startup to market domination a daunting task, Hoffman has continued to make it look easy.<p>In September, Hoffman will join us at TC Disrupt SF to share …

Startups

#001 - Hidden Figures Podcast - Michelle Levy, Angel Investor

Podcasting

A Million Dollar Future: Why You're Not Too Young To Build Wealth

When I was paying credit cards with other credit cards, when I was taking calls from bill collectors every Tuesday and Thursday night, when I was …

Personal Finance

Angel investors: Seed capital helps MENA female start-ups take flight

The MENA region’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is growing in size and stature thanks to business accelerator schemes, alternative financing and an expanding community of angel investors and professional mentors.<p>In the Middle East and North Africa, according to a funding report by MAGNiTT, some 260 …

Startups

These angel investors want to bring women into startups early—and get them equity

Silicon Valley is still under fire for its lack of diversity. At tech giants like Apple and Google, women still comprise less than a third of …

Venture Capital

CSO Spotlight: Justin Somaini, SAP

<b>Name:</b> Justin Somaini<b>Company:</b> SAP<b>Job title:</b> CSO<b>Time in current role:</b> 2 years<b>Location:</b> Palo Alto, CaliforniaTo read this article in full, please click …

Burger King

How These Baltimore Startups Are Using Equity Crowdfunding to Raise…

With as little as $100, you can own a part of your favorite local company. Thanks to equity crowdfunding, several Baltimore-based startups are …

Baltimore

SeaChange raises $4.6M fund to invest in more Pacific Northwest startups

SeaChange has a new name and a new fund.<p>Formerly known as Seattle Angel Fund, the group today announced a $4.6 million raise for its fourth fund. …

Venture Capital

Angel investor network launches in southern Nigeria

<b>The South/South-East (SSE) Angel Network has launched in Nigeria, set to boost investment and mentoring opportunities for startups in the South-South</b> …

Startups

Ridin' Dirty To Angel Investing: Rap Superstar Chamillionaire Debuts A New App, Convoz

It’s no secret that multi-platinum, Grammy-winning rapper Chamillionaire is also a tech investor with a nose for what’s hot. It’s also no secret that his newest investment, his own startup Convoz, is worth watching. Why’s that? Well, he’s a “valued investor” whose investments included Maker Studios …

Entrepreneurship

How Women Angels Are Good For Innovation And The Economy

Angel investors — wealthy individuals — give seed money to startups with the potential to scale. They are also often involved in providing advice, and making introductions to other investors, customers and talent, and sit on the boards of high-growth startups.<p>Only a tiny percentage of companies are …

Venture Capital

Real estate property manager and developer JLL launches a $100 million tech investment fund

The multi-billion dollar real estate developer and property manager JLL is getting into the tech investment game with the launch of a new $100 million fund run by corporate subsidiary JLL Spark.<p>Initially envisioned as a technology-focused business unit of the multinational real estate company, the …

Real Estate

Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph on the company’s origins, how it has changed and the key ingredients for innovation

Marc Randolph occupies a quiet but critical position in the foundation of contemporary culture and technology: In 1997, he co-founded Netflix Inc. with his former colleague Reed Hastings. But while Mr. Hastings has ridden Netflix through a series of transformative changes – from online DVD-rental …

Business

Corporate researchers look at providing 'gap funds' to university entrepreneurs and inventors

Conference in Minneapolis next month to explore benefits and risks of investing earlier in young innovators.

Entrepreneurship

Becoming an Angel Investor - Matthew Dellavedova Official

• June 2018<br>• May 2017<br>• April 2017<br>• October 2015<br>• November 2014<p>June 2, 2018 | by Matthew Dellavedova<p>I have to admit, I had a bit of a tough year on the …

Milwaukee Bucks

Weekend reading: When you’re more jealous of a billionaire’s job than his bank balance

<i>What caught my eye this week.</i><p>I wrote a big comment under Fire V London’s fascinating post about how a tech billionaire of his acquaintance goes about …

Investing

Why the 'Godfather of Silicon Valley' Wants to Write Smaller Checks

Ron Conway from SV Angel was an early backer of Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb.<p><b>Ron Conway, considered the "Godfather of Silicon Valley," said his venture-capital firm, SV Angel, would not be raising a new fund.</b>• <b><br>A Medium post by Conway and the firm's general partners said it would "scale back the</b> …

Venture Capital

Streetwise newsletter: Scotiabank acquires MD Financial; Fairfax boosts Seaspan investment

<b>Here are the top reads on financial services and deals over the past 24 hours,</b><p><b>Wealth management</b>: Bank of Nova Scotia is extending a string of acquisitions with a $2.6-billion deal to buy MD Financial Management, a leading wealth-management company catering to doctors. Story (James Bradshaw, …

Business (Canada)

The 'Godfather of Silicon Valley' who put early money in Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb says he's done giving startups piles of cash

Brian Ach/Getty<p><b>Ron Conway, considered the "Godfather of Silicon Valley," said his venture-capital firm, SV Angel, would not be raising a new fund.</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Venture Capital

The 'Godfather of Silicon Valley' who put early money in Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb says he's done giving startups piles of cash

Brian Ach/Getty<p><b>Ron Conway, considered the "Godfather of Silicon Valley," said his venture-capital firm, SV Angel, would not be raising a new fund.</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Venture Capital

London-based angel investor group to invest €3m in Irish start-ups over next three years

A new London-based angel investment syndicate is to invest €3m in Irish start-ups over the next three years.<p>HBAN's London syndicate supports the …

Venture Capital

howardlindzon investing profile on StockTwits

About<p>Co-Founder and Chairman of Stocktwits, Founder of Wallstrip (Acquired by CBS); Managing Member of Social Leverage (an early stage fund) ... …

Robin Hood

How to Finance Your Cannabis Business Without Relying on Friends and Family

Looking to raise cash for your startup? With most banks out of the picture, find out what your realistic financing options are.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your …

Startups

Web Syndication

What is 'Web Syndication'<p>Web syndication is marketing strategy for websites that equates to a right or license to broadcast or distribute content …

Angel Investing

13 Ecosystem Builders That Are Boosting Startup Growth

If you’re an early-stage entrepreneur, technology has served you well. The barriers to entry when it comes to launching a company require less …

Startups