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7 09, 2016

Creating Waves for Women

2017-05-23T11:36:46-06:00 September 7th, 2016|

Jennifer Meyer Helps Women Entrepreneurs to Realize Their Dreams by Liza Long, photo by Jim Peterson Women are enjoying tremendous gains in a variety of careers. But women entrepreneurs and the investors who fund them are still under-represented in society. In fact, a 2010 report from the American Enterprise Institute found that women are 60% less [...]

13 07, 2016

A high-tech mecca rises to rival Silicon Valley

2017-05-23T11:36:47-06:00 July 13th, 2016|

By Andrew Zaleski Josh James remembers it like yesterday. At a business event in Silicon Valley a decade ago, he struck up a conversation with a venture capitalist about Omniture, the web analytics company James co-founded in 1996. Today, Omniture is the quintessential start-up success story: After going public in 2006, the company was acquired [...]

8 07, 2016

Has the U.S. VC deflation plateaued?

2017-05-23T11:36:47-06:00 July 8th, 2016|

  From Pitchbook Midway through the year, it's time to take stock of the current state of U.S. venture capital investment. Is it still trending downward, or are we entering a plateau? How much longer can the top tier of unicorns still rake in billions of dollars in outside financing? PitchBook's 2Q 2016 U.S. Venture Industry [...]

7 07, 2016

How Do You Measure Up? Biosketches Tell the Story

2017-05-23T11:36:47-06:00 July 7th, 2016|

by BBCetc Biosketches are key for reviewers to gauge the technical breadth of your team and its capacity to complete the project. At BBCetc we’ve seen summary statements, debriefings and criticisms of proposals denied funding because the team’s skills were lacking or were not properly detailed. As you prepare your SBIR/STTR proposals collect your technical [...]