Entrepreneurial

Employee rewards site raises $24 million from Sequoia Capital

September 28, 2011

Prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital is wading into the near $50-billion employee rewards market with its $24.5 million Series C round of financing of online San Francisco-based company Achievers.

Making a case for more candor at startups

By Guest Contributor
September 27, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Twilio raises second microfund from angels McClure, Conway

By Guest Contributor
September 23, 2011

– Alastair Goldfisher is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. He was also part of the judging panel at the Twilio Conference with Paul Singh of 500 Startups and Manu Kumar of K9 Ventures. This article originally appeared here. –

TechStars raises the ante in the startup accelerator race

By Guest Contributor
September 22, 2011

– Mark Boslet is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Blackstone looks to advise startups

By Guest Contributor
September 21, 2011

– Luisa Beltran is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Are patent reforms good for small businesses?

By Guest Contributor
September 19, 2011

– Cynthia Hsu is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. –

Stanford entrepreneur: If you’re 20 and you haven’t started a $1 million company, “you’re kind of a failure”

By Guest Contributor
September 16, 2011

– Connie Loizos is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

VC firm to form “Jedi Council” of entrepreneurs

By Guest Contributor
September 15, 2011

– Joanna Glasner is a contributor for PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Startups run the gamut from the sublime to the mundane

By Guest Contributor
September 14, 2011

– Mark Boslet is a contributor to PE Hub, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Why venture capitalists invest in pigs, not chickens

September 12, 2011

– Jeff Bussgang is a former entrepreneur and partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. This article originally appeared on his blog Seeing Both Sides. The views expressed are his own. –