Category Archives: Financing

NVCA Invites Entrepreneurs to Apply for Office Hours at VentureScape 2015


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)


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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The PrivCo 25 – Europe’s Largest Private Companies (2014)


PrivCo screened its proprietary Private Company Financial Database with information on 675,000+ private companies to rank the PrivCo 25 Europe: Europe’s top 25 privately-held companies based on 2013 revenue. PrivCo lays out detailed information of the top 5 firms, as well as information on the rest of the PrivCo 25 Europe companies. PrivCo presents its key findings: Natural Resources, Materials,

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Harvard Exhibit – Georges Doriot Pioneer of Modern Venture Capital


Georges Doriot, the Harvard Business School educator who played a pioneering role in the emergence of the postwar entrepreneurial economy, is the subject of a new exhibit and website at Harvard Business School. The charismatic professor taught business and leadership in his celebrated Manufacturing course to nearly 7,000 students. He realized his dream of establishing the first Master of Business

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What are the supporting documents for investors?

Before any credible private equity investor will write a check to an entrepreneur they will conduct a complete background checks and detailed examination of the Company’s legal status and other important documents. We have provided discussions here for entrepreneurs to know about these supporting documents, and what entrepreneurs need to know before they talk to any potential investors. Our discussions here come from in-depth interviews and

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Angel Capital Association – Raising Capital From Angel Investors Online Workshop

ACA Angel Insights Presents: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Raising Capital from Angel Investors This exciting webinar features two top angel investors who will discuss the pitfalls and best practices around raising capital from professional angel investors. Whether you are raising money for the first time or have already got a few notches under your belt, this webinar will help

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US Federal Reserve Paper – Is Small Business Lending Valuable to Banks?

The consolidation of individual U.S. bank charters has resulted in both a shrinkage in the number of banks and an increase in their average size. A well-known concern is the effect on the availability of credit to small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) that, being too small to efficiently access national credit markets directly, rely on financial intermediaries, especially banks. A

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