Category Archives: Financing

Astia Angels Announces First Exit with Ciel Medical

Vyaire Medical, the healthcare industry’s largest pure-play “breathing” company, announced it has acquired Ciel Medical, a medical device company focused on solving unmet needs of medical professionals caring for intubated patients. Ciel Medical has developed innovative technologies that will strengthen Vyaire’s strategy to offer products that can help reduce the incidence of Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia for ventilated patients. Ventilator Acquired

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Tim Draper – The Most Networked VC in Tech Shares His Best Advice for Founders And Start-Ups

Tim Draper – The Most Networked VC in Tech Shares His Best Advice for Founders And Start-Ups Tim Draper is the Founder of leading venture capital firms Draper Associates and DFJ, and the Founder of the global Draper Venture Network. Tim’s original innovation of “viral marketing” allowed web-based email company Hotmail to geometrically spread around the world and has been

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2017 Q1)

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 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 2017, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. They also provide data

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2016 Q4)

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 Q4 2016, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. In addition, they

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NVCA – Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital Award Goes To Bill Draper

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) will present Venture Capital legend Bill Draper with the Lifetime Achievement in Venture Capital Award at the NVCA Leadership Gala on March 8, 2017 at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, California. With over forty years of experience, Bill Draper is a pioneer of the modern day venture capital industry, credited with being

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2016 Q3)

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 Q3 2016, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. In addition, they provide

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National Venture Capital Association – PitchBook Venture Monitor (Q3 2016)

Venture Investors – $15 Billion to More Than 1,800 Companies in Third Quarter The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and PitchBook recently launched the inaugural PitchBook Venture Monitor, a brand new quarterly report to serve as the definitive source of information on U.S. venture capital activity in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. According to the Venture Monitor, nearly 2,000 investors deployed close

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Fenwick – Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey (Q3 2016)

For more than four decades, Fenwick & West venture law firm has helped some of the world’s most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology, life sciences and cleantech sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation. The venture law firm analyzed the terms

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Angel Capital Association – Three Recent Exits Were All Luis Villalobos Award Winners

The Angel Capital Association (ACA), the world’s leading professional association for angel investors, recently announced that three recent winners of the association’s Luis Villalobos Award, have achieved milestone exits, all within one month. Since 2010, ACA’s active 13,000+ member angel investors have nominated the most innovative of the thousands of startups they fund for this award. Competition is stiff and

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SBA and Grameen America – Providing Microloans for Entrepreneurs

Innovative microloan partnership to deliver $2.5 million in transformative loans to underserved communities In the United States, nearly 1 in 7 people live in poverty. The federal government defines poverty as a family of four living on $23,500 or less. Many of these families work hard to make ends meet, often employed at unpredictable minimum wage jobs. Even working full-time

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