Category Archives: Financing

Tech Coast Angels – Quick Pitch Competition For Angel Investments (2015)

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Quick Pitch Competition Before Largest Angel Group In Nation Attention Entrepreneurs in Southern California Deadline Extended to Wednesday July 29, 2015! Competition Overview Announcing a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to participate in the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition. This competition is one of the most recognized angel investor events in the nation showcasing talented entrepreneurs pitching their business in

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CB Insights Report – Google Ventures Slows Down

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Founded in 2009, Google Ventures is the venture capital investment arm of Google Inc. and provides seed, venture, and growth stage funding to technology companies. The firm operates independently from Google and makes financially driven investment decisions. Google Ventures has quickly established itself as one of the more high-profile names in venture capital today and the most active firm in

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NVCA Report – Venture Capital Fundraising tops $10 Billion Second Quarter 2015 Recording Strongest Quarter Since 2007

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Largest All-Time Early Stage Venture Capital Fund Closed During Second Quarter U.S. venture capital firms raised $10.3 billion for 74 funds during the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 10 percent compared to the number of funds raised during the first quarter of 2015, and a 39 percent increase by dollar commitments, according to the Fundraising Report by Thomson

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Business Angels Finland – Pitch Your Start Up And Meet Investors (05-28-15)

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BAF Live! is an legendary investor and startup event. Attend this exciting event for interesting key notes, networking and pitching competition. First speaker is now confirmed! Mika Heikinheimo will share his success story with Symbio. Business Angels Finland Oy Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EEST) Helsinki, Finland >>Learn More Business Angels Finland Oy Our mission

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2015-Q1)

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) presents the latest edition of The Entrepreneurs Report. In this issue, they have compiled a range of data on venture financing transactions in which the firm was involved in Q1 2015, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. The report also

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Tech Coast Angels Invested Over $16.3 Million in 61 Deals in 2014 – Best Year Ever For Southern California Network

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Tech Coast Angels invested over $16.3 million in 61 total deals in 2014. This is the angel network’s best year ever in both activity and capital raised. Focusing on investments in Southern California, Tech Coast Angels (TCA) invested a total of $16,373,337 in 61 total deals in Calendar Year 2014. The angel network announced that 2014 was the most active

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NVCA Invites Entrepreneurs to Apply for Office Hours at VentureScape 2015

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Here is your chance to connect with leading venture capitalists and seasoned entrepreneurs for collaborative workshops and networking during Office Hours at VentureScape on May 6, 2015. Entrepreneurs accepted to Office Hours will be invited to join the entire two day programming at VentureScape, the venture capital industry’s premiere annual event from May 6-7 in San Francisco. VentureScape delivers two

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BIO Report – Venture Funding for Therapeutic Innovation (2015)

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The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) released a first-of-its-kind study on venture financing broken down by disease area and novelty of research over a ten-year period from 2004 to 2013. “Since venture financing is the lifeblood of our industry, we wanted to better understand trends in venture financing over the last decade by conducting the broadest, most comprehensive study possible,” said

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