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Venture-capital investment in Washington state fell to its lowest level in six years, marking a dramatic downturn for local startups in 2009. By Sharon Pian Chan Seattle Times technology reporter Venture-capital investment in Washington state fell to its lowest level in six years, marking a dismal year for any startup that wanted to raise money in 2009. The total amount invested in Washington state decreased to $555 million in 2009, compared with $935 millionthe year before, a decline of 41 percent. Just two years ago, in 2007, a total of $1.4 billion was invested. PricewaterhouseCoopers and National Venture Capital Association, ...
companies and more often after the seed funding round as growth funding round (also referred 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 investments are generally made in cash in exchange for shares in the invested company. It is typical for venture capital investors to identify and back companies in high technology industries such as biotechnology and IT (Information Technology). Venture capital typically comes from institutional investors and high net worth individuals and is pooled together by dedicated investment ...
Funding for Lesley Eccles' Hubdub : The Next Women
has secured £810,000 in Series A by investors Pentech Ventures, Scottish Co-Investment Fund and some angel investors.  the reason why this deal has gone forward in the downturn according to Lesley is because Hubdus is ’stay-at-home entertainment’. Hubdub allows users to predict on the outcome of news stories, by placing bets on the outcome of thousands of running news stories, covering the likes of politics, sport, business and entertainment. It was launched in January 2008 in the US market and in November 2008 in the UK, and already has a quarter of million unique visitors trading around 100,000 predictions per month. market research, surveys and trends
Processing “Guangzhou City, offers students eligible for Certificate”
(1) the public to send their own expense to study abroad and obtained master’s degree and higher degree of foreign personnel; (2) in the country to obtain undergraduate or higher degree or post-bachelor’s degree and above, to country (territory) outside the education or work as a visiting scholar for more than 2 years, in some areas made some scientific research personnel. Second, preferential policies May apply for their children to school \ 10 points in the exam can enjoy preferential treatment to apply for the special funds (financial relief: Master of 07.5 thousand yuan, Dr. 1 million project initiation costs 3 ... market research, surveys and trends


April 9, 2010 The Honorable Chris Christie, Governor State of New ...
Feb 27, 2009 ... clean energy economy, in clean technology venture capital funding and in clean ... 22.5 percent to 30 percent by 2020, while also saving 20 percent of energy ... would save New Jersey consumers $17 billion through energy ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Enterprise Applications: A Conceptual Look at ERP, CRM, and SCM
being thrown at technology simply for the sake of technology. Venture capital funding before 1995 ... accounted for about 4 percent of telecom's R&D dollars; ..... Cisco experienced a well-publicized write-down of over $2 billion. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fourth Annual Clean Energy Venture Summit Calls Entrepreneurs to Present ...
The fourth annual Clean Energy Venture Summit (CEVS), a partnership between The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) and Austin Energy, is calling entrepreneurs from across the country to present their businesses for funding. The summit, to be held September 29-30, has emerged as one of the most prolific funding resources of its kind in the country for emerging clean tech companies, resulting in $300,000 to $1 million of funding, on average, for each company selected to present to its audience of investors. Austin, Texas ( PRWEB ) June 22, 2010 -- The fourth annual Clean Energy Venture Summit (CEVS), a partnership between The ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Funds Invest in Privacy Start-Ups
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit As privacy snafus mount across companies such as Facebook Inc. and AT&T Inc., venture capitalists have spotted a new market opening and are pumping millions of dollars into privacy-related start-ups. This month, online privacy start-up ReputationDefender Inc. plans to disclose that it has raised $15 million in new venture funding—even though the company wasn't ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Technology Venture Capital Funding. Paul has advised small to medium sized corporations on intellectual property aspects relevant to listing on the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
ATP and Venture Capital Funding Criteria Differ
ATP funds high-risk, enabling technologies that may require collaborative efforts among corporations, universities, federal laboratories, and non-profit institutions. ATP provides funding past basic research and up through prototype. ATP does not fund product development or commercial activities. All research project proposals submitted to ATP are evaluated against two published selection criteria—scientific and technological merit (50%) and potential for broad-based economic benefits (50%). technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Venture Capital – University Interface: Best Practices to Make ...
university classrooms and labs with venture capital funding. From November 2007 through February ... These networks may encompass technology transfer office ...
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What factors make a business likely to attract venture capital ...
I have a great idea for a start up and after much research and planning have decided to go after venture capital funding. What factors would make my business more likely to attract venture capital? Do you have any insider tips that would help me on my search? We have a Focus Community member that is looking for some help with this - any insight? posted 2 months ago in Starting Up | Closed Share This Creating Bottom-line Results through Operations & Technology see all my answers Best Answers in: Small Business (1), ...
What is Venture capital? - Yahoo! Answers
Venture capital is a specific type of funding which is typically reserved for early-stage start-up companies that have high growth potential. The industries targeted for this funding generally include biotechnology, information technology and manufacturing. Venture capital investments are often made as cash investments in exchange for shares in the company. I just grabbed this info from a website that specializes in start up businesses. They have a whole section on financing, with some links out to other good sources. 2 months ago 100% 2 Votes There are currently no ...