Author Archives: Jennifer Trowbridge

{Video} The difference between Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists

Originally posted on Fabulous & Money Savvy:
Successful entrepreneur and CEO, Jay Adelson, demystifies the start-up process by providing advice, tips, and answering questions. Today Jay discusses funding and explains the difference between angel investors, super angels, and VCs. source:…

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SEC Suspends Trading in 255 “Shell” Companies

Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Press Release announcing that as a result of its micro-cap fraud-fighting initiative they named “Operation Shell-Expel”, they suspended trading in 255 dormant shell companies in 26 states and 2 foreign countries, … Continue reading

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Box has reportedly, secretly, filed for an IPO

Originally posted on SoshiTech – Soshitech.com:
By Derrick Harris 37 mins ago No Comments A http://gigaom.com/2014/01/30/box-has-reportedly-secretly-filed-for-an-ipo/ A Summary:Cloud collaboration star Box has filed for an IPO, according to a report in Quartz. It would be a wise move for…

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Press Release Guidelines

Originally posted on Smaller Reporting Company's Securities Blog:
Press Releases are great tools for business to use to announce an exciting event, new product or contract, or to announce earnings.  However,  a public company can be exposed to liability…

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Crowdfunding report signals increased revenue, jobs, and deal flow

Originally posted on VentureBeat:
One of the arguments behind crowdfunding is that by sourcing money from the crowd, you may enforce structure and transparency on companies earlier in their lives. That, in turn, could help them to demonstrate a market…

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Startup Funding – A Look at the Top Sources

Originally posted on Digital and Social Media Blog:
Do you know according to data compiled by Fundable, only 0.91 percent of startups are funded by angel investors, while a measly 0.05 percent are funded by VCs. In contrast, 57 percent…

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Women-led VC firm Illuminate raises $20M fund

Originally posted on VentureBeat:
Illuminate Ventures today closed a $20 million fund to invest in early-stage business software startups. Illuminate isn’t your typical Sand Hill Road venture firm. Its founder, Cindy Padnos, has recruited some top-notch women investors to help…

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Twitter’s First Day as a Public Company- Debuts at $45.10

The online conversation service now used by over 230 million people worldwide has started trading today on the NYSE as TWTR. The stock opened at $45.10, much higher than the $26 per share price set yesterday. Yesterday, based on the … Continue reading

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GE enters the crowdfunding arena with OurCrowd partnership

Originally posted on VentureBeat:
Crowdfunding is growing up. GE Ventures, the venture capital wing of General Electric, today entered a co-investment partnership with Israeli crowdfunding platform OurCrowd that will enable GE Ventures to co-invest with OurCrowd in select early stage companies. Launched…

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How To Manage Employees Who Are Older Than You

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