Tag: Venture Capital

  • Incredible group of companies chosen for 2013 Venture Atlanta

    Incredible group of companies chosen for 2013 Venture Atlanta

    Venture Atlanta just announced the companies presenting for 2013. Venture Atlanta companies have raised more than $1, sovaldi sale 140,000,000 in the past, and this year’s group looks to be the best group yet. After reviewing hundreds of applications, Venture Atlanta has made its final selection of 32 early-to late-stage companies to present at this […]

  • The Progressive Workplace Series – All My People, Right Here, Right Now

    The Progressive Workplace Series – All My People, Right Here, Right Now

    I recently attended a business lunch in which a panel of VC/PE guys were discussing some of the criteria they use when deciding to invest in a company; listening to them, geriatrician one remark really stuck out: “we pay equal attention  to the team, patient and the product”.  As the CFO of an early stage […]

  • Why Now is a Good Time to Start a New Company

    Why Now is a Good Time to Start a New Company

    Have you been thinking of starting a new venture? Now may be the best time to start. If you hold out for better market conditions, thumb you may be bypassing a great opportunity. There are definitely areas of overall market risk to keep an eye on – the slowly recovering national economy and a pull-back […]

  • Who is getting VC money this year?

    Who is getting VC money this year? Marty Zwilling does a great job in starting to answer this in his new article Who Is Getting Venture Capital Money This Year, anabolics which walks through CB Insights report Venture Capital Human Capital. “Ninja Assassin” Entrepreneurs: “What I’m looking for is what I call a Ninja assassin […]

  • Venture Capital In China: Local Currency

    New analysis from Frost & Sullivan 2010 North American Consumer Location-based Services (LBS) Market – The Wireless Carrier Opportunity, doctor finds that the wireless carrier-generated segment of the North American consumer LBS market amounted to on-deck application software revenues of approximately $718 million in 2009 and forecasts this to reach $1.58 billion in 2015.  Read […]

  • House Increases Taxes on Venture Capital: How is this a good idea?

    Various politicians have been working to close a number of loopholes that allowed for a number of bad investment decisions. While we can debate whether there is too much (or not enough) government regulation in the financial markets, shop the implementation for the identified problem has some serious issues. The bill passed by the House […]

  • CNET Co-Founder Starts AppFund for iPad Developers

    Alabama and France have a healthy trade relationship, this but Pascal Le Deunff would like to see it grow, stomatology he said Saturday during a visit to Huntsville. “I made a courtesy call to Gov. (Bob) Riley on Friday, and I’m happy to say relations between France and Alabama are strong and on the path […]

  • What do VCs think of the mobile games industry?

    VCs are hot for gaming right now, website like this and for iPhone. But are they hot for iPhone gaming, thumb and indeed gaming on other mobile platforms? A panel assembled at Mobile Games Forum today, with three VCs and a couple of games business analysts to chew the fat over where and when VCs […]

  • Clean Tech Gets Big Piece of Venture Capital Funding

    At the CES, stomatology Nokia announced details of its new location-based racer for Ovi Store. Ovi Maps Racing is the result and allows you to create race tracks around your own neighbourhood or just about anywhere in the world. This is a great example of the power behind location based games that are based on […]

  • Scvngr Receives $4 Million for Location-based Mobile Games

      Google, diet Highland Capital Partners and others invest $4 million in Scvngr. Scvngr began in 2008 with a focus on interactive location-based mobile games and tours and experiences. Click for full article.