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Serial Entrepreneur Seeks to Convert Retirement Savings to Capital for Funding Startups

Henry Yoshida sold his last company to Goldman Sachs and is launching a new startup called Rocket Dollar......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 17th, 2018

KC serial entrepreneur sees small-dollar lending as the next big employee benefit

Michael Sobek's latest project, Mobile Capital Group, works to keep employees from borrowing money from their retirement plans every time they have a financial crisis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2017

Kalaari Capital-backed start-up AffordPlan raises $10 million funding

AffordPlan's savings product makes quality health care more affordable to everyday Indians, says Kalaari Capital MD Vani Kola.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

How Venture Capital Mega-Funds Are Widening the Funding Gap

VC firms are raising massive funds. What does this mean for the startups they're backing? This article originally ra.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 22nd, 2018

Jack Ma backs Rent the Runway

New York-area startups and venture capitalists are making funding deals with the hopes of creating the next profitable company. Here's one deal announced Monday: Who gets: Rent the Runway has raised new capital. Amount raised: $20 million. Who i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2018

I"ve Heard 20,000 Elevator Pitches. Here"s What They"ve Taught Me About Getting Funded

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Category: topSource: incFeb 13th, 2018

What 10,000 Hours of Investor Pitches Can Tell You About Landing the Perfect Pitch in the 21st Century

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Category: topSource: incFeb 13th, 2018

VC funding for Chicago tech, startups topped $175M in January

Chicago-area tech and startup companies had a strong start to 2018, collectively raising at least $175 million in venture capital funding, according to data compiled by Chicago Inno. In December, local tech and startup funding topped $113 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2018

Ameren Accelerator seeks startups for 2018 class

Ameren Corp. (NYSE: AEE) is seeking more startups for its energy-focused accelerator that launched last year. Those selected will each receive $100,000 in seed capital, plus "intensive mentoring," technical assistance, facilities and networking conne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2018

Here are are the top VC deals for Minnesota in Q4

Twin Cities startups betting on products stretching from cocoon-based eye drops to sleep apnea devices won some of the largest rounds of venture capital funding during the fourth quarter......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2018

Venture Capital Explosion of Funding Through ICO

The traditional Venture Capital sector in its current form is dead, according to some of the top names involved in funding blockchain based startups. The main reasons cited were the sector’s failure to innov.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 21st, 2017

China"s Tech Startup Funding: The Wild West in the Far East

David Su’s Matrix Partners China has nurtured 20 unicorns—startups valued at $1 billion or more. But he’s anxious that there’s now too much capital chasing too few worthy ideas......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 14th, 2017

Meet the Bay Area"s top tech billionaires under 40

The technology industry's explosion in the Bay Area is tantamount to a new Gold Rush, with billions of dollars in venture capital flowing through the region, attracting scores of startups popping up to take advantage of that funding. Among those h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

Sophia Amoruso looks to deepen bench at Girlboss on heels of seed round

New York-area startups and venture capitalists are making funding deals with the hopes of creating the next profitable company. Here's one deal announced Tuesday: Who gets: Girlboss, the startup founded by entrepreneur and New York Times bestsellin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

How Venture Capital Can Help Us Avoid The Next Big Disaster

A new report shows that startups focused on solving our biggest social issues lack access to funding. Here is why we need to change that......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 30th, 2017

14 Lessons on Raising Money From a Serial Entrepreneur With 30 Years of Pitching Experience

Scott Walchek shares 14 of his biggest lessons from 30 years of pitching, exiting, and investing in tech startups......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 28th, 2017

Mutual gets approval for structural change

A Pittsburgh mutual’s plan to convert to a structure that will make it easier to raise capital and increase lending has been greenlit in Harrisburg. Slovak Savings Bank’s application to reorganize into a two-tier mutual holding company has be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2017

Bridging the gender funding gap over a good meal: Private dinner series connects female entrepreneurs, investors

With Women@Austin, serial entrepreneur and former tech executive Jan Ryan has organized a dinner series enabling female startup founders to meet investors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2017

This St. Louis Venture Capital Firm Wants to Invest in Talented Entrepreneurs Living in Middle America

Roughly 70% of venture funding goes to startups in New York, Boston, or San Francisco. Lewis and Clark Ventures wants to change that......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 20th, 2017

Startups are booming with investors coming back to Argentina

Investors had once steered clear of Argentina, but venture capital funding is now streaming into the country partially due to President Mauricio Macri's business-friendly agenda......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 16th, 2017

Ticket pricing startup Broker Genius scores venture capital

New York-area startups and venture capitalists are making funding deals with the hopes of creating the next profitable company. Here's one deal announced Thursday: Who gets: Broker Genius, touted as a pioneer of pricing technology for the secondary .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2017