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Get Reward For Funding Local Businesses in Your Neighborhood Via Smallknot

By ajay at August 9, 2012 | 10:39 am | 0 Comment

Get Reward For Funding Local Businesses in Your Neighborhood Via Smallknot

Get Reward For Funding Local Businesses in Your Neighborhood Via Smallknot Smallknot is a way for you to fund independent businesses in your neighborhood looking to expand, grow or open up shop. Smallknot is not a way to prop up failing businesses. All the businesses that list with them are thriving, successful and growing. They’re on Smallknot because all more...

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Best Way To Invest Funds In Startups

By VisionwizTeam at July 30, 2012 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment

Best Way To Invest Funds In Startups

Best Way To Invest Funds In Startups Via FundersClub FundersClub: FundersClub is a new platform that aims to provide investors unprecedented access to investment opportunities and the tools to review and invest online with ease and speed. In Company's Own Words: FundersClub is able to pool checks from many investors to make aggregated investments on behalf more...

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Win Upto $4million in Funding from Zayed Future Energy for Your Innovative Renewable Energy Startup

By VisionwizTeam at July 10, 2012 | 8:44 am | 0 Comment

Win Upto $4million in Funding from Zayed Future Energy for Your Innovative Renewable Energy Startup

Win Upto $4million in Funding from Zayed Future Energgy For Your Innovative Renewable Energy Startup The Zayed Future Energy Prize, with a total prize fund of US $4 million, recognises the most innovative renewable energy and sustainability projects and gives organisations the chance to further invest in them. Zayed Future Energy Prize: The Zayed Future more...

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How To: Get a Bank Loan to Fund Your Startup?

By Martin at April 14, 2012 | 8:50 am | 0 Comment

How To: Get a Bank Loan to Fund Your Startup?

A common question I get is “How do I get a bank loan to fund my startup?” The default answer is that it probably won’t happen, because most banks just don’t make bank loans to startups. The failure rate is just too high, and startups typically don’t have the assets or revenue stream to back up the loan. That’s why Angel investors are so sought after by more...

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When To Approach VCs Or Angel Investors For Your Startup Funding?

By Martin at February 6, 2012 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment

When To Approach VCs Or Angel Investors For Your Startup Funding?

If you are looking for an outside investor, you need to know how they see you. Different types of investors look for startups at different levels of maturity. If your startup is at the wrong stage for the investor you are approaching, fishing for money is a waste of time for both of you. For instance, if your company is only a few weeks old and you have zero customers more...

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The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs

By Guest Post at January 31, 2012 | 8:31 am | 0 Comment

The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs

The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs In my recent piece Reengineering Capitalism I highlighted a phenomenon that the global entrepreneurship ecosystem is paying very little attention to: Over 99% of entrepreneurs who seek funding get rejected. Yet, the entire world is focused on the 1% that is “fundable.” The media, when pitched a startup story, is interested in more...

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Venture Investment in Europe Fell 14% in 2011

By VisionwizTeam at January 30, 2012 | 5:10 pm | 0 Comment

Venture Investment in Europe Fell 14% in 2011

Venture capitalists put €4.4 billion into 1,012 deals for European companies in 2011, a 14% decline in investment and 19% decline in deal flow from 2010, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. This is lowest annual deal count for Europe since VentureSource began tracking the region in 2000. The fourth quarter was the weakest of the year in terms of more...

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Good News!U.S. Venture Investment Rose 10% in 2011

By VisionwizTeam at January 20, 2012 | 6:20 pm | 0 Comment

Good News!U.S. Venture Investment Rose 10% in 2011

Venture capital investment slowed in the fourth quarter of 2011 as investors put $7.4 billion into 803 deals for U.S.-based venture companies, a decline in both capital invested and deal activity from the third quarter, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. The decline, which mirrors a fourth-quarter drop in exit activity, is notable because the final quarter of the more...

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U.S. Private Equity Fund-Raising Regained Steam

By VisionwizTeam at January 11, 2012 | 10:28 am | 0 Comment

U.S. Private Equity Fund-Raising Regained Steam

U.S. private equity fund-raising regained steam after a slow third quarter, bringing the 2011 total to $122.4 billion raised for 404 funds, according to Dow Jones LP Source. This represents a slight drop in the number of funds that held closings but a 22% increase in capital from 2010, when 409 funds raised $100.5 billion. During the fourth quarter of 2011, more...

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Venture-Backed Exit Activity Drops in 2011

By VisionwizTeam at January 3, 2012 | 5:57 pm | 0 Comment

Venture-Backed Exit Activity Drops in 2011

In 2011, fewer exits by U.S. venture-backed companies netted more capital as the median price paid for an acquisition and the median amount raised during an initial public offering (IPO) spiked. Throughout 2011, 522 mergers, acquisitions, buyouts and IPOs netted $53.2 billion, a 14% drop in deal activity and 26% increase in capital raised compared to more...

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