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Venture Funds

Kansas City Seeing Jump in Venture Capital

Jason Grill | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

Kansas City has been on a roll the last few years in the entrepreneur, technology and development space.

Should You Raise Another Round for Your Company?

Rod Favaron | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Rod Favaron

Smart entrepreneurs focus on building a great business -- and not on how and when they will sell their companies or go public. However, it's critical to envision your exit goals early on, because they will inform your fundraising decisions.

2011 A Year Of Recovery For Venture Capital, But Still A Ways To Go

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 02.29.2012 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

For venture capital, 2011 was a year of recovery. But even as the asset class climbs from its depths and ten-year average returns move into the black, investors continue to shun VCs.

Of Pigs, Pythons and Web Startups

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 12.17.2011 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

One of my portfolio companies has venture capitalists and angels stampeding over each other to invest. All of this when a recent WSJ report bemoaned the fact that Web startups have hit a cash crunch. So which is it: a stampede or cash crunch?

Websites Connect Startups With Investors

Lynn-Ann Gries | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business
Lynn-Ann Gries

Online platforms have emerged in recent years to connect entrepreneurs with investors. They enhance traditional venture investing, but they won't replace it.