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2014: The Year of Results

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

Portfolio company CEOs and VCs are feeling as good about the future as they ever have, with a stunning 86 percent of CEOs who plan to raise capital, saying it will be the same or easier to do so as compared to last year.

The New Cool Kids, Leaving Wall Street Behind

Amanda Slavin | Posted 09.12.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

Growing up, my idea of a "cool kid" was the tallest boy in class, (I was tall for my age and that's what I was looking for), or maybe it was the best ...

Sitting Atop the Next Harry Potter

Desiree Michael | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Desiree Michael

Living in Greece and watching the birth of a long-awaited technological revolution is fascinating in and of itself.

Oh No He Didn't -- A Guide for VC's When Talking to Women Entrepreneurs

Genevieve Thiers | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Genevieve Thiers

Guys, put simply, it's like dating. First, we need to know that we're not going to end up dead in a ditch somewhere, second, we're the ones that are used to playing a little hard to get, and finally, a little foreplay is nice!

Who Not to Take Money From...

Mark MacLeod | Posted 03.25.2013 | Small Business
Mark MacLeod

VCs are a popular target for the media, bloggers (and even fellow VCs) to hate on. Here's my completely biased and unscientific checklist of who not to take money from.

Six Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Forget wearing a flag pin. Or slapping a "We Support the Troops" bumper sticker on your Prius. This Veterans Day push yourself to do something that's actually meaningful. Here are six ways to honor our soldiers.

Zach Carter

Obama's New JOBS Act Friends Leave Longtime Democratic Ally Furious

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will sign the JOBS Act into law Thursday, clinching a rare and hard-fought bipartisan victory for his presidency....

Fund-Raising: Manage The Process, Don't Let The Process Manage You

Roger Ehrenberg | Posted 01.17.2012 | Small Business
Roger Ehrenberg

I've seen companies get sucked into the vortex of VC hell, bobbing in a sea called no-man's land where there is lots of "interest" but a disturbing lack of conviction. Don't let this happen to you.

Listen to the Job Creators: Oppose PIPA and SOPA

Gary Shapiro | Posted 12.31.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

Two bills moving through Congress seek to protect copyright owners from the threat of digital piracy. But rather than take on actual criminals, this proposed legislation greatly expands the reach of the government.

If You're a Veteran in Need, Where Do You Turn for Help?

Joshua Kors | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Many veterans groups are designed to lobby Congress, not to help individual soldiers. And with 530,000 soldiers wounded since 2001, the VA is hard-pressed to help them all. So where should soldiers returning home go?

What Bubble? VCs Still Pouring Money Into Web 2.0

Silicon Alley Insider | Vasanth Sridharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Recession? Slowdown? Bubble? Whatever? VCs are still investing in the Internet. According to Dow Jones VentureSource (NWS) and Ernst &Young, VC invest...