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Will Venture Investors Look To Music Tech Startups For IPOs?

Will Venture Investors Look To Music Tech Startups For IPOs? Just recently, Spotify, the global music streaming service, just filed the paperwork to list its share for public sale. This unusual method is called a direct listing, which will benefit a number of Spotify’s investors and executives. Thanks to its Initial Public Offering (IPO) with [...]

How To Impress Venture Capitalists With More Than Just Your Business Plan

How To Impress Venture Capitalists With More Than Just Your Business Plan Of the roughly 6 million startups that form in the U.S. every year, only 8,076 of these are funded through true venture capital. This means that the investment satisfies all the characteristics of true venture capital and that all the blocks have been [...]

How Do You Measure Up? Biosketches Tell the Story

by href="http://www.bbcetc.com/">BBCetc href="http://www.bbcetc.com/"> 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 [...]

How to Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch: 8 Tips Inspired by ‘Shark Tank’

        By  class="hubspot-author__link" href="http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/author/lindsay-kolowich">Lindsay Kolowich A great business pitch is among the first of many hurdles an entrepreneur must jump to get their company off the ground. While it's not necessarily an indicator of future success, it's a critical moment for any business. A great pitch can bring valuable partnerships to the [...]

Gameit scores $1.6M to turn mobile ads into a game-playing marketplace

As many as 82 percent of online users ignore ads. One new startup sees that as an opportunity to make mobile ads the game-based front door to shopping. Salt Lake City-based Gameit is announcing today it has landed $1.6 million in seed funding, and is formally moving its game/ad/shopping platform from beta to release. Users [...]

Angel Summit to feature Hans Severeins Award Winners Robert Wiltbank and Bill Payne to share their insights on the future of Angel Investing.

Investors are gearing up to attend the 6th Annual Angel Worx Summit on March 5th Angel investment is on track to exceed $30 billion in 2015. However, new challenges threaten to completely change the way angel investing is done. Are we headed for another bubble? With more and more entrepreneurship programs “creating” entrepreneurs, are there [...]

The Digital Drain: Why throwing money at network security is NOT a solution

2015 Investors Choice Conference features Internet security experts with the lowdown on why modifying digital behavior is the first step in defending against bad guys in cyberspace (Salt Lake City – February 2, 2015) – You can deploy all the technology you can afford to fend off cyber attacks and protect your company’s important data [...]

The 31st Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference Now Accepting ApplicationsThe 31st Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference Now Accepting Applications

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 31st Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference Now Accepting Applications Salt Lake City, Utah- On February 12th, the 31st Annual Investors Choice® Venture Capital Conference will take place in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains, at the Zermatt Resort & Spa in Midway, Utah. The Investors Choice® Conference continues [...]

Peak Ventures Leads $800,000 Investment to Tech Startup Studio

Peak Ventures, a seed-stage investment company, today announced it was the lead investor on an $800,000 seed round to Provo-based Studio, a mobile social design platform that allows users to create and share designs. Also participating in the round were CrunchFund, SV Angel and Kickstart Seed Fund. “Studio will do for design what blogs have [...]