If your company has a social mission, you might find a whole new universe of funders willing to back your company. If you know how to pitch them. For most entrepreneurs, there’s a pretty standard hierarchy of outside funding. Who you approach depends on what stage your business is in. You start with friends and family, then maybe move on to angel investors and bank loans.
First Round Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm, launched an exchange yesterday allowing their funded entrepreneurs to trade small amounts of equity in each others’ companies. It’s a pretty unusual move that would allow fou... Read Post
Venture capitalist John Doerr is best known for backing some of tech's most successful entrepreneurs. As a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers he provided funding for Google, Amazon and Zynga. He talks about what these entre... Read Post