Entrepreneurial

Exclusive: Entrepreneurs vow to create 1,000 jobs in two days

September 21, 2010

By the time he was 30, Dan Bliss had started 10 businesses, employing hundreds of people. Now he wants to help other entrepreneurs create jobs.

Hot Prospects: Ken Howery, Founders Fund

By Reuters Staff
August 4, 2010

– The following profile is an abbreviated version of Venture Capital Journal contributor Deborah Gage’s piece for the the VCJ’s series on “Hot Prospects” within the venture capital industry. –

Hot Prospects: Alex Kinnier, Khosla Ventures

By Reuters Staff
August 4, 2010

– The following profile is an abbreviated version of Venture Capital Journal contributor Deborah Gage’s piece for the the VCJ’s series on “Hot Prospects” within the venture capital industry. –

Hot prospects: Top 10 VCs under 36

By Reuters Staff
August 2, 2010

– Lawrence Aragon is the Editor-in-Chief of Thomson Reuters publication the Venture Capital Journal and compiled this list with the help of his VCJ staff of editors and contributors. –

from DealZone:

Google’s buying binge

July 2, 2010

GOOGLE/One small acquisition a month, Google chief Eric Schmidt projected last fall when announcing the internet giant was back on the hunt for privately owned firms after a short recession-induced break from buying.

VCs, meet the new sheriff

June 11, 2010

Relatives of victims of the June 5 fire at a day-care centre wear angel wings during a protest against federal and local authorities in Hermosillo, in the Mexican state of Sonora. REUTERS/Alonso CastilloMove over venture capitalists, there’s a new sheriff in town: the angel investor.

Michigan VC’s Top Ten list

May 13, 2010

Mina Sooch is one venture capitalist who knows how to captivate a crowd.

The chairman of the Michigan Venture Capital Association took a page out of David Letterman’s playbook by introducing her own Top Ten list at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, an annual event hosted by the University of Michigan in the small college town of Ypsilanti, about 20 miles west of Detroit.

A VC’s perspective on healthcare investment

April 23, 2010

- Dr. Bijan Salehizadeh is a general partner at Highland Capital Partners and focuses on investments in medical device, healthcare services and healthcare information technology companies. The opinions expressed are his own. -

VCs invest in fewer startups

April 21, 2010

So far this year both the number and size of deals by venture capitalists are down over the final quarter of 2009.