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.
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  • CEI 094: Getting Traction for Your Business with Justin Mares

    … in the context of venture-funded start ups and multimillion dollar businesses. Now, Justin gets down to a more grassroots level: how is he using traction to promote and sell his new book? At 15:05 - “Engineering as Marketing” is a term that Justin uses to refer to the fact that marketing is starting to include platforms, as well as the ability to write…

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