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Silicon Valley venture capital investment drops 22 percent | ZDNet

Silicon Valley venture capital investment drops 22 percent | ZDNet | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
It's the worst quarter for VC deals since 2009, according to a new report.
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Startups: Do Things that Don't Scale

Startups: Do Things that Don't Scale | VentureFlow | Scoop.it

Great #startup tips her that are somewhat counterintuitive. 


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Natalia Wentworth's curator insight, July 24, 2013 5:47 PM

This is the hard truth I encountered when I started growing my first consulting business. Not everything scales. Those of us who want to be rich have to move on when we hit those walls - though ideally, we'd avoid them entirely :)

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How Startup Funding Works [Infographic]

How Startup Funding Works [Infographic] | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million

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Sieg Holle's curator insight, July 27, 2013 10:51 AM

Good learning tool

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excellent thanks
Chuck Devers's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:08 PM

How to get it done.

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3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Focus on Venture Capital

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Focus on Venture Capital | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Oftentimes, entrepreneurs think the success of their company depends on their ability to catch the ear of investors and raise capital.
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Rating The Venture Capitalists | TechCrunch

Rating The Venture Capitalists | TechCrunch | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
For a profession full of business strategy experts, it's impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional compet..
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The Relationship Conflict between Venture Capital and Entrepreneur by Tahsen Alqatawni :: SSRN

The Relationship Conflict between Venture Capital and Entrepreneur by Tahsen Alqatawni :: SSRN | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
The dilemmas that may encounter entrepreneurship result of an expected conflict between VCs and entrepreneur, disagreement can be beneficial for the venture per (RT @AngelaSormani: The Relationship Conflict between Venture Capital and Entrepreneur
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Venture Capital Directory — European Listing

BoogarLists publishes a business listing and directory of venture capital resources, financial services, business services, operations services, marketing services, conferences and associations for the information technology, media broadcast and...
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The Entrepreneur's Guide To Venture Capital - Part 6 | YoungEntrepreneur.com

The Entrepreneur's Guide To Venture Capital - Part 6 | YoungEntrepreneur.com | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Today I'll continue with my series on the Entrepreneur's Guide To Venture Capital.
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Venture Capital Investors

Venture Capital Investors | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
There seems to be a lot of confusion on what the funding requirements are for most of the VC's and Investors in SA. Here is a list of some of the most common s… (#Entrepreneur #Innovator ?
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Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital: Reducing risk for your startup's launch

Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital: Reducing risk for your startup's launch | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Reducing risk for your startup's launch - How do you transition from employment to self-employed entrepreneur with... http://t.co/EMysGxQzvu
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5 Ways Managers Can Avoid Killing Employee Creativity

5 Ways Managers Can Avoid Killing Employee Creativity | VentureFlow | Scoop.it

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Please read more of such articles, those of you who manage people!

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Douglas Arnold's curator insight, July 18, 2013 7:57 AM

The investment in time and attention to creative workers is essential to any long term relationship with the employee. Organizational process -- along with zealots preaching unrealistic productivity goals -- all too often quelch the imagination and extinguish innovation.

Rolf Hagenow-Jansen's curator insight, July 28, 2013 2:32 PM

In my point of view create diverse teams is the most important point to foster creativity. 

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changing the paradigm. Sir Ken Robinson
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Seth Godin on Taking Risks and Entrepreneurship

Business iconoclast Seth Godin talks about trying out new ideas with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'

 

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Angela Heath's curator insight, September 12, 2013 10:42 AM

I love the insight.  If the failue is not devastating, what's the harm.  Nothing.  It is a learning experience.

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Legs for paraplegics, and other startups from Israel's 'Silicon Wadi' - Globe and Mail

Legs for paraplegics, and other startups from Israel's 'Silicon Wadi' - Globe and Mail | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Legs for paraplegics, and other startups from Israel's 'Silicon Wadi' Globe and Mail Second only to Silicon Valley in the number of business startups, according to Startup Genome, a data project that ranks the world's top startup ecosystems,...
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How Startup Funding Works [Infographic]

How Startup Funding Works [Infographic] | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million

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Sieg Holle's curator insight, July 27, 2013 10:51 AM

Good learning tool

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excellent thanks
Chuck Devers's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:08 PM

How to get it done.

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Venture capital investments rose 12% in Q2, to $6.7 billion (report)

Venture capital investments rose 12% in Q2, to $6.7 billion (report) | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Where are venture capital dollars going these days? A new report suggests that they’re heading disproportionately to software and biotechnology companies.

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Venture Capital - New venture program launched: Develop and pitch your start-up in Hong Kong

Venture Capital - New venture program launched: Develop and pitch your start-up in Hong Kong | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Australian entrepreneurs have the chance to access international mentoring and investment in Hong Kong, with a new venture program launched this week.
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It Just Got a Whole Lot Easier to Fund Your Startup | Wired Business | Wired.com

It Just Got a Whole Lot Easier to Fund Your Startup | Wired Business | Wired.com | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
New rules from the SEC blow the venture capital process wide open, allowing startups to seek out money in a public fashion for the first time.
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How far can you push an investor on deal terms?

How far can you push an investor on deal terms? | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Jason M. Lemkin's answer: I think the answer is usually between 5 and 15%, possibly 20%, before you push too hard. Speaking obviously just about valuation here.

Most VCs are going to give you a term sheet with a small "buffer".
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The Startup Workshop: Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Venture Capital

The Startup Workshop: Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Venture Capital | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Preview and download the podcast The Startup Workshop: Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Venture Capital on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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How Entrepreneurs with Social Vision Secured Venture Capital

How Entrepreneurs with Social Vision Secured Venture Capital | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
VCs help sharpen Warby Parker's focus on the eyeglass industry.
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Will Social Impact Investing be the New Venture Capital? Inspiration from the “One country, Two systems” model

Will Social Impact Investing be the New Venture Capital? Inspiration from the “One country, Two systems” model | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
A recent blog post on the Harvard Business Review by Sir Ronald Cohen of Bridges Ventures and William Sahlman of Harvard Business School, which advocates impact investment as new asset class simila...
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Champions of Change: If not for profit, then for what? Social Entrepreneurship ... - TheAlternativePress.com

Champions of Change: If not for profit, then for what? Social Entrepreneurship ... - TheAlternativePress.com | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
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Business miracles (Get inspired - Series) - BuildExpertBrand.com – start building your authority expert brand on internet

Business miracles (Get inspired - Series) - BuildExpertBrand.com – start building your authority expert brand on internet | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Miracles require one the most powerful substance and it is the reason of doing things. I will not get inspired by creating social networking pages, improving SEO and thinking how to get people subscribed to the newsletter.

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Global venture capital financing hits $US10.4 billion in second quarter - StartupSmart

Global venture capital financing hits $US10.4 billion in second quarter - StartupSmart | VentureFlow | Scoop.it
Global venture capital financing hits $US10.4 billion in second quarter StartupSmart Global venture capital financing hit $US10.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013, up 14% on the previous quarter and returning to the level of financing seen in...

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, July 5, 2013 7:25 PM

Free Business Plan Template: http://www.business-funding-insider.com/deal-flow-listing.html


Watch this 20 min. video to find out how to get funded through Venture Capital firms: 'VC Pitch Formula': https://growthink.infusionsoft.com/go/vcpitch/gt4045/

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Can crowdfunding help venture capitalists identify the best start-ups?

The Tech blog from the Financial Times writes about the web, Silicon Valley, innovation and social media. (Can crowdfunding help venture capitalists identify the best start-ups?
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