Industrial IoT market participants – from big corporate players to small startups – may still be feeling around for the size of the market, but Lux Research says…think trillions of dollars.
The meta is investments and money, but also Data, Interfaces, and Freight
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Raising rounds of venture capital is the goal for many companies: An influx of cash is certainly the fastest way to jump-start your growth and start hitting key milestones more quickly. But venture capital isn’t a silver bullet, and it’s not the right […]
Cloudera just closed a $900 million funding round, but the big news is in its Intel partnership.
This powerful cross-section of today’s best technology startups is a useful jumping off point for entrepreneurs to find inspiration and for consumers to find something cool to try.
How can a company that has never even attempted to make a penny be worth $2.5 billion? Yes,
Plenty of startups
Imagine your investors say “Yes” and you get the money. Is it really time to celebrate?
Cash can come at a very high price.
Venture capitalists are excited about investing in an educational system ready for technology’s transformative powers.
Would investors spend $1 million to have coffee with you?
Why Stanford alums dominate tech startup investment – even more than you might expect!
“Queen of the Net” Mary Meeker has a new initiative: She wants to help people understand how certain trends are negatively impacting America. Great, now what are we going to do about it?
Instead of waiting for someone to offer a helping hand, or packing up the U-Haul and moving to Silicon Valley, try taking the entrepreneurial approach and turning your home town into a high-tech startup community.
Startup accelerators are great, as far as they go. The problem is that, after startups enjoy several months of pedal-to-the-metal support and mentorship, the vast majority of them exit the programs and hit a brick wall. The cheerleading stops, venture funding never materializes and the founders go back to writing code for a living. NestGSV is…
Web groceries, sock puppets, podcasting – Internet trends come and go. The trick is to know when the end is near and avoid doing something foolish, like paying $580 million for MySpace. Today, that means consumer Internet startups taking on celebrity investors.
With TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 in full swing this week, it’s only a matter of days before a new winner is crowned. We decided to check in with previous Disrupt winners to see how they’ve fared since their victories – and try to determine how it means to ace a high-profile startup contest.
Need funding for your startup? Don’t load up your PowerPoint with nifty charts showing all the users your online service has grabbed. Venture capitalists are no longer impressed. These days, investors want to hear about the revenue you’re generating, not the traffic.
Today’s venture capital deal flow to innovative new companies looks a lot like a fat man trying to squeeze into a slim Italian suit. It just doesn’t fit. The new shape of innovation is a lot more inclusive of new approaches and sources of startup funding.
Silicon Forest, Silicon Prairie, Silicon Beach, Silicon Hills, Silicon Sandbar. Nice ideas, all of them. But let’s get real. Startups anywhere outside the two major tech hubs of Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley have even more trouble attracting serious venture capital than they do finding a food truck with a decent bulgogi burrito.