Karl Dakin: I sat through a number of entrepreneur pitches recently and was frustrated by the fact that none of the pitches addressed any of the keys to funding: Benefits Value Management Without this trifecta, there is no basis for any funding, regardless if the funding is a charitable gift, an impact investment or a […]
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You have no product, traction, or even a working prototype, but you have an idea for a startup. Well then you could still get up to $500,000 from a new wave of venture capitalists. These “pre-seed investors” will be happy to fund your future business endeavor.
In a recent “tweetstorm,” venture capitalist Marc Andreessen offers 16 “somewhat-less obvious ideas for how to expand the number of “unicorn” great tech startups over time.”
WorldRemit a London-based money transfer startup, has announced a new $100 million funding round, with a reported valuation of more than $500 million. Silicon Valley venture capital firm TCV, which has previously invested in everyone from Facebook to Spotify and Netflix, will lead this round.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy released its annual list of the top 50 philanthropists, showing that the tech industry now comprises roughly half of the top philanthropic giving in America.