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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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How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis To get international attention, terrorists often target tourism, transportation or foreign-owned businesses, affecting a nation’s exports and imports. Among businesses, the manufacturing sector suffers the most from terrorism, economists have found, with high-skilled production harmed more than low-skilled production. https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2016/december/how-terrorism-affect-trade 2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel

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Wal-Mart Launches Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

Wal-Mart Launches Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg Wal-Mart is creating an independent venture called Store No. 8 to form partnerships with retail startups, business founders and venture capitalists. The entity, which will be based in Silicon Valley, will focus on startups working on artificial intelligence, robots, and virtual and augmented reality. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-20/wal-mart-unveils-store-no-8-tech-incubator-in-silicon-valley About Us We are the Trusted

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How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital – NASDAQ

How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital – NASDAQ Brock Pierce, managing partner at Blockchain Capital, believes they are “democratizing access to an asset class traditionally only available to elite institutional investors.” According to Pierce, Blockchain Capital is “providing the investor base across the globe with the opportunity to invest into a leading venture fund via a liquid, tradable, digital

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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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Venture Capitalists say 2017 will be a big year for startups – Bloomberg

Venture Capitalists say 2017 will be a big year for startups – Bloomberg Venture capitalists are bracing for a busy year. They point to a rebound in the initial public offering market, large stockpiles of cash from investors, a surging stock market, potential tax reforms that could free up corporate cash, and increased interest among nontech companies in buying startups.

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10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch – Stanford Business

10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch – Stanford Business Startup guru Guy Kawasaki explains why asking investors for money is like online dating. In a talk to the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Kawasaki shared the following 10 key insights that can help you perfect your pitch in world of raising startup money. https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/10-steps-perfect-your-startup-pitch

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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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