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Should Havine a Big Social Media Following Matter to Venture Capitalists?

Does social media matter to VCs? To a VC, does it matter how many Twitter followers or Facebook FB -0.62% fans a startup may have? Is it a good thing if a startup founder has 500+ followers on LinkedIn LNKD +%? In the scheme of things, how important is social media traction when a VC […]

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Where are the Angel Investors and How do they Invest?

Every start up, entrepreneur and small business technology company need capital, whether to launch, fund growth or expand to the next level. For many start ups that have not gone to market yet, starting at the angel level is the best alternative for funding when there is no positive revenue balance sheet to entice a […]

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Congress approves Start Up crowdfunding bill; 22 Crowdfunding sites to apply to now

Today,  the Senate passed its version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act, which helps small start ups raise capital by supporting and authorizing crowdfunding, a process of raising money. Instead of seeking out angel investors or venture capitalists, crowdfunding enables individuals, collectives and startups to gather donations or microinvestments in their product, project […]

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Is Venture Capital Having a Mid-life Crisis?

Small Business Labs had a neat post summarizing a post from Knowledge at Wharton (the UPenn Business school blog) Interesting…take a look: Mid-life Crisis? Venture Capital Acts its Age from Knowledge at Wharton is a good summary of the issues facing the venture capital industry. A quick summary is: too many funds funds are too big too […]

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