Women only get 4.2 percent of venture capitalist funding, which is an incredible gap. A forthcoming study from Stanford's Clayman Institute for Gender Research takes a look at possible reasons, and finds that women without a technical background have a big disadvantage.
The 2012 Midas List of Top Venture Capitalists is launching tomorrow, and in anticipation we are giving readers a sneak peak of sorts. One of the most frequently asked questions in career service centers and tech blogs around the world is, "How do I become a venture capitalist?"?? By analyzing the backgrounds of the 2012 ...
Jerry Weissman has been helping companies go public for nearly a quarter century. He’s not an engineer or a venture capitalist, though; he’s a former theater director, who schools top executives in how to talk to Wall Street. Getting a story into a clear logical flow can mean millions. Here’s how.
The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on February 29, 2012. In 22 years of working with venture capitalists, Steven M. Cohen, co-manager of Morgan Lewis?s emerging business and technology practice, can only remember one time when a venture capitalist returned feedback to a presenter and ultimately invested. When the odds are that ...
Start-ups often need big money and investors steeped in big science and big government.
In what would have been an unaccustomed move for a Silicon Valley venture capitalist not too long ago, Alan Salzman recently flew to Copenhagen to attend a conference on climate change and schmooze government policymakers.
Venture capitalists are loosing ground to other emerging nations according to a recent report by Deloitte and Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association. Two-thirds of industry insiders surveyed expect the local industry to shrink over the next five years, while anticipating growth in the sector in China, India and Brazil