"venture capital" entries

Publishing News: Wattpad raises $17.3 million in series B funding

Publishing News: Wattpad raises $17.3 million in series B funding

A storytelling platform gets funding, publishers are missing the mark on digital, and an overview of the ebook industry.

Wattpad gets funding for its social ereading and storytelling platform, Brett Sandusky muses on digital publishing, and Jeremy Greenfield takes a big-picture look at the publishing industry.

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An angel who bets on women-led companies

An angel who bets on women-led companies

Joanne Wilson on startup diversity and supporting local economic engines.

In this interview, Joanne Wilson discusses becoming an angel investor, how investors can help change the ratio of women CEOs, and the Mars versus Venus approach to entrepreneurialism.

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Creating the ideal conditions for tech startups

European tech entrepreneurs have concerns about startup environments.

Creating economic conditions that are beneficial to startups is increasingly important for governments. What are the factors that will attract and retain top talent?

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The VC-free startup

The big-bet model works on occasion in Silicon Valley, but it seldom works elsewhere.

The big-bet venture capital model works on occasion in Silicon Valley, but it seldom works elsewhere. Dale Dougherty mulls the trajectory of non-VC startups: the small firms that don't need an exit strategy because the business creates its own type of fulfillment.

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