from Breakingviews:

Angel investor valuations fly off to heaven

January 31, 2011

By Robert Cyran
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Obama should help small business, but not too much

January 31, 2011

P. Griffith Lindell is a veteran business consultant, speaker and author. His newest book is “Struggling With Your Business? Ten Questions to Consider Before Investing A(nother) Dime“. The views expressed are his own. —

Taking the entrepreneurial plunge

January 28, 2011

— Jeff Bussgang is a partner at Flybridge Capital Partners and the author of “Mastering the VC Game” and the blog “Seeing Both Sides“. The views expressed are his own. —

Can VCs serve the medical device market?

January 27, 2011

— John Lonergan is the managing member of Mach Ventures. This article previously appeared on PE Hub. The views expressed are his own. —

Cloud storage company Cirtas raises $22 million

January 26, 2011

— Alastair Goldfisher is the Editor-in-Charge of the Venture Capital Journal, a Thomson Reuters publication. —

Small business ad spending fuels Facebook growth

January 26, 2011

The growing use of small business advertising on Facebook is a trend worth watching.

Small business prominent in State of the Union

January 26, 2011

OBAMA-SPEECH/President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was peppered with references to small businesses and other Americans who he applauded for living the “American Dream.” Following is a roundup of excerpts from the speech where he mentions small business.

Super angels and the startup bloodletting of 2011

January 25, 2011

— Mark Boslet is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. The views expressed are his own. —

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January 24, 2011

announcement-megaphone– Adam Hoeksema is the founder and CEO of ExecutivePlan and a contributor to Under30CEO. The opinions expressed are his own. –

Customers want to pay with wave of their smartphone

January 21, 2011

INDIA-STARBUCKS/– Jason Beahm is a contributor to FindLaw’s “Free Enterprise” blog. FindLaw in is owned by Thomson Reuters. –