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Want to invest?  Why not consider global markets.

Want to invest? Why not consider global markets.

Every year, venture capitalists are asked about their thoughts regarding investing outside of their home country. It seems to make sense that these types of investments would be very lucrative, countries outside of America account for 86% of the users of top internet...

What do Russian Spies and VC’s Have in Common?

Typically, the biggest challenges a start-up faces include funding, personnel, and office space… Now add Russian Spies to that list. According to an article published on VentureBeat.com, FBI agents recently released a warning to young companies operating in the Boston...

Twitter Cofounders Aren’t Going to Sell

Twitter’s cofounders and CEO, along with their biggest investor have said that they don’t currently have any plans to sell their shares.  Twitter is seeking to allay concern that in the very near future its stocks will overwhelm the market.  The two...

Jeff Bezos Quote of the Day

One of my absolute favorite Jeff Bezos quote is, “There are two kinds of companies: Those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”.  I think about this quote every day and think that more companies should...

Finding the Ideal Venture Capitalist

If you find yourself looking for the perfect VC, then what more advice could you want then some from an actual VC?  Mark Suster at Both Sides of the Table provides a few tips on how to select the ideal VC. One of the biggest themes that circulates throughout Suster’s...

More Information: Exploring Drive Capital

It seems not all of America’s early-stage funding is being sent out to Silicon Valley or New York, after all. An article published this week in the New York Times discusses a recent announcement by venture capital firm Drive Capital; the company recently closed a...

How to Select the Ideal Venture Capitalist

If you find yourself looking for the perfect VC, then what more advice could you want then some from an actual VC?  Mark Suster at Both Sides of the Table provides a few tips on how to select the ideal VC. One of the biggest themes that circulates throughout Suster’s...

New Web-based Health Insurer, Oscar, Raises $30 Million

Last year, in 2013, most of the top startups were consumer-focused- places like Instagram, Uber, Warby Parker, etc.  This is all well and good, but it’s looking like 2014 might be the year for health-tech to take the lead.  A new startup company, named Oscar, is...