White Star Capital eyes Asia growth with new Hong Kong office – TechCrunch

For western startups looking to enter Asia and Asian startups expanding globally, more funding has become available as investors are increasingly looking to export local tech solutions to overseas markets. Globally based venture capital firm White Star Capital has set up a new office in Hong Kong this month to capture entrepreneurs in the budding […]

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Raise venture capital with a perfect pitch deck: Tips from Carta CEO – Business Insider

Skye Gould/Business Insider Carta was conceived over lunch at a Thai restaurant. CEO Henry Ward was there with Manu Kumar, an investor at the venture-capital firm K9 Ventures. Kumar had backed Ward’s last startup, Secondsight, a suite of investment tools that was, in Ward’s words, an “absolute failure.” For whatever reason, Kumar still believed in […]

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Best Week, Worst Week: Md. venture capital rebounds; Wen forced out at Planned Parenthood – Maryland Daily Record

Maryland venture capital got good news this week as second-quarter numbers showed a strong comeback from a weak beginning to the year, while Baltimore’s former health commissioner’s tenure as the head of Planned Parenthood ended just a few months after it began. Business writer Tim Curtis reported Wednesday that Maryland companies funded by venture capital […]

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Alphabet-Backed Space Launch Company Wins Pentagon Contract – Motley Fool

Is there anything Google can’t do? From internet advertising to search to finding you a good deal on a plane ticket to Jamaica, Google — and its parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) — have remade the internet in their image. Google’s ventures even extend into the high-tech physical world, testing driverless cars, laying fiber to […]

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Analysis: Seattle startup fundings rise in Q2, spurred by big rounds for Outreach, Auth0, others – GeekWire

Seattle and the Pacific Northwest are bucking national trends for startup funding. The flow of venture capital dollars to U.S. startups dropped slightly during the second quarter, coming in at $29.3 billion from April to June. That was down 2 percent from the first quarter of the year, according to Ernst & Young. RELATED CONTENT […]

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Companies Founded by Women Finding it Difficult to get Venture Capital – Small Business Trends

There are more than 11.6 million businesses in the United States that are women-owned. Out of businesses that generate $1 million or more, 1 in 5 is owned by women. Being a female entrepreneur is looking better each and every day. But, with all of the progress that’s been made, there are still looming disparities. […]

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Voice Startup Funding in 2019 Set to Nearly Triple Says European VC Mangrove and “Voice Economy” to Be a Trillion Dollar Market in 2025 – Voicebot.ai

Mangrove Capital Partners released a new study this morning that forecasts voice technology funding will nearly triple in 2019 over 2018 totals. The venture capital firm estimates that global funding for voice technology startups was $581 million in 2018 and will grow to $1.57 billion in 2019. This forecast is based in part on the […]

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