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Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest Is a Unicorn. It Just Doesn’t Act Like One. - The New York Times

The company rejects Silicon Valley’s aggressive, hype-driven way of doing business. But its slow and steady approach has frustrated some investors and employees.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

7 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Find Investors And Raise Millions

No matter how great your product or business idea, how lean you can operate, and how big you’ve grown already, more capital and financial leverage will almost inevitably be a necessity.

Politics | Politics

Immigrant Investors Create Jobs For American Workers

President Trump has advocated reforming America's immigration laws to focus on "merit-based" immigration. Merit-based means immigration for those who will benefit America and its economy.

Business & Finance | Startups

This Young Founder Built a Multimillion Dollar Business by Rejecting the Silicon Valley Ethos and Being True to Herself

Laura Behrens Wu came to the U.S. as an outsider, and admits she's still trying to find her way.

Business & Finance | Startups

Bedrock Capital raises $122M to fund startups that reject conventional wisdom | TechCrunch

Most investors don’t like to admit that they’re chasing the latest buzzwords or fads or hot companies, but a new firm called Bedrock Capital says it’s on a mission to do the exact opposite — founders Geoff Lewis and Eric Stromberg told me they’r

Business & Finance | Startup News

30 Under 30 Venture Capital 2018: Meet The Young Investors Finding The Next Great Tech Companies

These young investors of the 30 Under 30 Venture Capital are helping to disrupt tech industry stereotypes, one savvy deal at a time.

Business & Finance | Startups

A Guide To Understanding VCs

My goal is to provide early-stage entrepreneurs with accessible & “no bullshit” insights to understand what VCs do, how they think, what they want...

Business & Finance | Business

How to Win Founders and Influence Everybody

For two and a half decades Margit Wennmachers has quietly shaped the public image of the world's hottest startups. Now she must reckon with the new era of big tech.

Business & Finance | Startups

The Most Important Tech Trends Of 2018, According To Top VCs

From saving energy to helping humans help machines, this year’s investments will try to help startups make more progress in areas that already matter.

Business & Finance | Startups

Want to Invest in a Startup? Here's What You Need to Know.

Invest in founders first, and ideas second.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel’s Spy Agency Mossad Launches VC To Invest In Cutting-Edge Startups

The clandestine spy agency will invest in technologies including flexible robotics, biomimetics and miniaturized systems.

Science & Technology | Tech

LinkedIn now lets you choose when comments appear in long-form articles | VentureBeat | Social | by Ken Yeung

LinkedIn is rolling out additional features designed to maintaining the collaborative and professional spirit of the professional social network. On Wednesday, it began rolling out the ability for users to manage comments on their long-form articles. So d

Business & Finance | Business

A top VC firm just put together a striking presentation on what it was like for startups in 2016

First Round surveyed 700 startup founders to find out what it's like to run a startup in 2016.

Business & Finance | Business

7 Ways An Angel Can Tell If An Entrepreneur Will Be Truly Effective - Forbes

Almost every startup will need investment money at some stage, and more often than not, will have to ask for it. Angels can be a boon to your company, but what traits are they looking for in an entrepreneur that will give them confidence to invest generou

Business & Finance | Abundance

New Rules Give Startups Access to Main Street Investors

A new law, which goes into effect Monday, will allow small businesses and startups to sell shares to Main Street investors on crowdfunding portals.

Business & Finance | Business

What To Do If Your Lead Investor Asks For ESOP

As valuations continue to rise, early stage VCs are getting more “creative” with their deal structuring. In particular, I’ve seen a rise in requests for..

Business & Finance | Business

This reaction to a venture capitalist's rejection proves that some start-ups have lost their minds

It's probably easier now than ever to raise money for your start-up. One Silicon Valley investor even said he hears start-ups complaining when they can "only raise $1 million seed rounds."

Business & Finance | Business

8 Questions That Will Help Set the Right Expectations With Investors

You need to seek an amount that is just right, based on your real needs, and consistent with the capabilities and interests of the investors you are addressing.