Funding Your Business

What do Angels and Venture Capitalists have in common? Have you often wondered what the difference is between an Angel inventor and a Venture Capitalist? There really isn’t much difference except for the size of the investment in your business. Angels are private investors who are looking for a better investment and return than traditional investment schemes, like in the stock or bond markets. The age of the company and other specifics are on their checklist: early or formation stage and they look for a payback and a return on their investment where revenues are between $2 million and $10 […]

A Contest No Small Business Can Afford to Ignore

The contest is sponsored by Daily Candy. The exposure is unbelievable. All you have to do is enter: http://www.dailycandy.com/startsmallgobig/index.html?vwink=DC:Email:EDIT:NYC:20120716:16:771575:57   Sandra Holtzman teaches CEO 035: Licensing. She is the author of Lies Startups Tell Themselves to Avoid Marketing.

News From the Fund Raising Front

The recent New York Venture Summit, held by young StartUp Ventures, was characterized, as it always is, by high quality panels of venture capitalists. While each panel focused on a different topic, the underlying theme is always “who will VCs find fundable” . The attendees, in addition to the VCs, were mostly companies who were presenting or otherwise seeking funding. They all want to know, “how do I get money?” and “how much is it going to cost me to get VC money?” YoungStartUp Ventures is focused on the funding of all types of technology so temper some of the […]