Venture Capitalist

Venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage, high-potential, high risk, growth startup companies. The venture capital fund earns money by owning equity in the companies it invests in, which usually have a novel technology or business model in high technology industries, such as biotechnology, IT and software. The typical venture capital investment occurs after the seed funding round as the first round of institutional capital to fund growth (also referred to as Series A round) in the interest of generating a return through an eventual realization event, such as an IPO or trade sale of the company. Venture capital is a type of private equity.
Posts about Venture Capitalist
  • Why You Should Declare Email Bankruptcy for 2015

    … Lessig did it in 2004, and venture capitalist Fred Wilson in 2007. It worked wonders for me in the past too. Still need convincing to pull the trigger? Here are some compelling stats: The average employee now checks email 36 times an hour, spending a full 13 hours a week reading, deleting, sending and sorting emails. And each time we’re distracted…

    Hootsuitein EMail- 22 readers -
  • 8 Movies Every Social Media Manager Should Watch Over The Holidays

    … Area. When the main character, Richard, develops a powerful search algorithm, he finds himself caught in the middle of a bidding war between a deep-pocketed venture capitalist and a maniacal tech boss. Though not a feature film, this HBO series is a satire of the start-up world. For a social media manager, watching this sitcom will ensure that you…

    Hootsuitein Social- 20 readers -
  • 6 Crucial Steps to Stay Relevant in Digital Marketing for 2015

    … with a digital marketing agency in San Diego. They are on the opposite side of the country so we are not in direct competition. We decided to conduct an audit on each of our websites and social media channels and then have a 1-hour follow-up phone call to discuss the findings. It was absolutely amazing how much we were able to learn by having an outside…

    Jason Parks/ Jeffbullas's Blogin SEO- 22 readers -
  • Nominet hires venture capitalist as new CEO

    … Nominet has named Lesley Cowley’s replacement as CEO as Russell Haworth, a Thomson Reuters alum who’s spent much of 2014 working as a venture capitalist. Russell was previously managing director of Thomson Reuters’ Middle East & Africa division. Since January, he’s been a co-founder and partner at Saya Ventures, an investment company…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 2 readers -
  • 5 Real Estate Industry Influencers to Follow in Social Media

    Following and engaging with real estate influencers is a great way to stay informed of the latest industry trends and extend your networking reach! Here are five real estate marketing experts who share valuable, insightful information every day through their social networks! They provide awesome information and resources you can use and share with others.

    Thomas Bruce/ Paveya- 11 readers -
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