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How Venture Capital's Diversity Problem Became Its Next Big Opportunity

Ray Leach | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Ray Leach

This summer, the National Venture Capital Association released their first comprehensive report on diversity and inclusion in the venture capital spac...

Technology in Health Care: Thriving in a Patient-Centric Era

Bobby Grajewski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Bobby Grajewski

The present is a great time for health care innovation. Instead of looking at the shutdown in Washington, D.C., or the battle over the Patient Protect...

Midwest Primed For Action Despite Uncertain 2013 VC Climate

Ray Leach | Posted 02.20.2013 | Small Business
Ray Leach

On December 19, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Dow Jones VentureSource released their 2013 Venture View predictions survey. If so...

Born to Run: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Shaping the U.S. Economy

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Someone might ask 'so what,' but I am asking 'what?' What makes us -- people with accents -- become entrepreneurs here in the United States?

Where Are the Women Entrepreneurs?

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women
Pat Mitchell

I want to make sure you all know about every possible opportunity out there to support women entrepreneurs, and for goodness sakes, apply with your bright ideas! We need you.

He's Not One Of Us, Venture Capitalists Say

Reuters | Sarah McBride and Greg Roumeliotis | Posted 09.19.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - When staffers at the National Venture Capital Association see a report that refers to U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney's investment...

D.C. Venture Capital Deals Down, Following National Trend

CityBizList | Brian Wolak | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

By Brian Wolak, Citybizlist WASHINGTON -- Following the national trend, venture capital in the Washington D.C. metroplex region was down markedly i...

No Excuses: Galvanizing Black Innovation and Capital

Mike Green | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business
Mike Green

It is time for Black America to invest in developing a private capital equity investment infrastructure and a high-growth entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Yepoka Yeebo

SEC May Make It Easier (For Some) To Buy Into The Next Facebook | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- It may soon become a lot easier for startups to raise capital -- and avoid the regulatory scrutiny and costs associated with going public....

Amy Lee

U.S. Venture Firms Have Best Fundraising Start Since 2001 | Amy Lee | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

Venture capital firms raised over $7 billion during the first quarter of 2011, their best annual start since 2001, but over half of the sum came from ...

Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are High Quality Imports

Angela Haines | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Overlooked in the recent raucous debate on illegal immigration is the powerful role of legal immigrants on both innovation and job creation.

Can The SBA's $2 Billion Bet Jumpstart The Economy?

Ray Leach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ray Leach

More capital targeted to high growth entrepreneurs with venture-fundable ideas, and administered through the professional investment community, is a good thing, and particularly so in our current environment (when venture capital funding has been less available than in the past).

Amy Lee

Venture Capital Fundraising Keeps Shrinking | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Startups raised less money in 2010 than in previous years, due to the continued downward trend in venture capital fundraising. Thirty-five funds rais...

Obama's Exemption from Capital Gains Tax Will Benefit Investors More than Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama has stated he will back an exemption from capital gains tax for small businesses. He has also stated he will support an exempti...

Upcoming Obama Conference Could Be Bad News for Small Business

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

Small business groups are concerned the real agenda of the upcoming Obama administration small business conference will be to adopt legislation and policy that will change the definition of a small business.

Obama Stimulus Plan Could Favor Venture Capitalists Over Middle Class Firms

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Obama's plans will likely include support for a change in the federal definition of a small business as being "independently owned."

Obama Appoints Venture Capital Executive to Head Small Business Administration

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Karen Gordon Mills as Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Mills is president of...

Green Energy Brings In The Dough

Fortune | Malika Worrall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Venture investment in energy technology firms reached new highs this year, more than tripling the investment recorded for 2005, according to data rele...