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Top Venture Capital Firms

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You have a great idea for a semiconductor startup, you have written your business plan, reviewed it a million times, you’ve assembled your team, and everything is ready to go, all that is needed is this annoying thing called money. Who do you approach? If you are well off or have wealthy relatives that trust you at least to some degree, this might not be an issue. Similarly, if you have good connections in the venture capital community be it on the local or national level, you will be fine most likely as well. But for the rest of us, at least knowing which venture capital firms are willing to invest money into ...
WYSIWYG - Burning the Ships...Advice for Top Venture Capital Firms
Marshall oversaw Intellectual Property and Licensing at IBM for 28 years and then went on to work for Microsoft as Corporate VP of IP Policy and Strategy responsible for setting the global Intellectual Property Strategies and Policies for the company (comprising well over 60,000 patents and patent applications worldwide). He also co-authored a book entitled Burning the Ships: Intellectual Property and the Transformation of Microsoft which describes Microsoft's radical overhauling of its intellectual property (IP) strategy. This roundtable series is a partnership initiative with the Georgia State University College of Law ... market research, surveys and trends
SecuriMobile Named Top 10 Software Startup at TiECon 2010
SecuriMobile Inc., (, the company bringing first-rate authentication solutions to mobile devices with cutting-edge voice biometric technology, today announced that it has been named a TiE50 Winner in the Software category, as a leader in innovation, ingenuity, and management excellence. The award was presented to SecuriMobile during TiECon 2010, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. TiE, the organizer of TiECon 2010, announced the winners, chosen from a competitive pool of nearly 4,000 applicants. “TiE50 attracted the best of the breed start-ups this year with extraordinary sets of ideas, ... market research, surveys and trends


Op-Ed Columnist - Start Up the Risk-Takers -
Reading the news that General Motors and Chrysler are now lining up for another $20 billion or so in government aid — on top of the billions they’ve already received or requested — leaves me with the sick feeling that we are subsidizing the losers and for only one reason: because they claim that their funerals would cost more than keeping them on life support. Sorry, friends, but this is not the American way. Bailing out the losers is not how we got rich as a country, and it is not how we’ll get out of this crisis. G.M. has become a giant wealth- destruction machine — possibly the biggest in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RecycleBank Secures $30 Million in Series B Funding from Top ...
Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfield and Byers and The Westly Group Join RRE Ventures and Sigma Partners in Funding Successful Recycling Reward Program NEW YORK – April 15, 2008 – RecycleBank, a rewards program that motivates households to recycle, announced today that it has secured $30 million in Series B funding from leading venture capital firms, Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfield and Byers (KPCB), RRE Ventures, Sigma Partners and The Westly Group.  RecycleBank will be using this funding to rapidly scale in the United States and continue expansion into Europe in the next 24 months. KPCB and The Westly Group join RecycleBank’s current ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Full Steam Ahead For California Geothermal Plans?
Right below your feet is enough potential clean energy to keep the whole country humming with electricity for 30,000 years, according to Department of Energy calculations. And this geothermal energy could play a big role in California as the state strives to reach an ambitious clean energy target by 2020. But there is a catch: We have to get to it. Running Out Of Steam About two hours north of San Francisco, atop a ridge crisscrossed with pipes, is the world's biggest field for producing geothermal energy: The Geysers . Wandering around at The Geysers is sort of like hiking across the top of a tea kettle -- pipelines hiss ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Driving Breakthrough Creativity and Innovation – Evening with Josh Linkner
The Detroit chapter of TiE (Talent, Ideas and Enterprise), the global networking forum fostering entrepreneurship will host an inspiring evening with Josh Linkner, founder and Chairman of ePrize on Tuesday, 17 August 2010 at UTLC Gallery, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan. “Creativity and Innovation are the primary drivers of entrepreneurial success, yet many people have no idea how to nurture and manage this valuable natural resource. In this high-energy keynote, Josh offers a road map for organizations to uncover successful, game-changing innovations that opens up a brave new world of opportunity. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Is It Time to Start Spending? It Could Happen to You. VC100. The Top. Venture Capital. Firms for. Entrepreneurs. As compiled by. PricewaterhouseCoopers, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
In-Q-Tel — Central Intelligence Agency
On 29 September 1999, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was treated to something different. In many of the nation’s leading newspapers and television news programs a story line had appeared that complimented the Agency for its creativity and openness. The media was drawn to a small corporation in Washington, DC that had just unveiled its existence and the hiring of its first CEO, Gilman Louie. Mr. Louie described the Corporation, called In-Q-It, as having been formed " ensure that the CIA remains at the cutting edge of information technology advances and capabilities." 1 With that statement the Agency launched ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Venture Capital & Private Equity - Baker Library | Bloomberg Center
for research on the venture capital and private equity industry; this guide points to the best resources available to the HBS community. Overviews and Analysis Gilligan, John and Mike Wright. Private Equity Demystified , August, 2008. Deals with motivations, risks and rewards of private equity players. Global Trends in Venture Capital: 2009 Report Deloitte report based on survey issued in various parts of the world. Investment Benchmarks. Venture Capital Check Harvard availability Provides aggregate benchmarks on the performance of over 1,000 U.S. venture capital limited partnerships formed from 1969 to 2004. Includes summary, ...
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Google Answers: Top Health Care Venture Capital Firms
Hi. I need contact information for the chief executives of the top 15-20 venture capital firms in the United States that specialize entirely or largely in the health care industry (for example, funding medical technology or biotechnology startup firms). This includes the following information for each CEO/President: Individual's full name (including any advanced degree like MD or PhD), title, company name, full mailing address (street, suite, city, state, and Zip Code), and website URL. Also want their indidivual email address when possible but understand this is more difficult and not always feasible. Thanks. ...
Google Answers: Headhunters for Venture Capital Jobs
How can I find a junior level job(analyst/associate; with 1-2 years of prior work experience) at a good venture capital firm? Where can i find out what venture capital firms are hiring? Could you please provide me with a list of good NYC-based headhunters that have coverage of top venture capital firms? Important Disclaimer: Answers and comments provided on Google Answers are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Google does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any ...