Author Archives: Robert W Price

NVCA Invites Entrepreneurs to Apply for Office Hours at VentureScape 2015

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Here is your chance to connect with leading venture capitalists and seasoned entrepreneurs for collaborative workshops and networking during Office Hours at VentureScape on May 6, 2015. Entrepreneurs accepted to Office Hours will be invited to join the entire two day programming at VentureScape, the venture capital industry’s premiere annual event from May 6-7 in San Francisco. VentureScape delivers two

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BIO Report – Venture Funding for Therapeutic Innovation (2015)

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The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) released a first-of-its-kind study on venture financing broken down by disease area and novelty of research over a ten-year period from 2004 to 2013. “Since venture financing is the lifeblood of our industry, we wanted to better understand trends in venture financing over the last decade by conducting the broadest, most comprehensive study possible,” said

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EY Report – Megatrends That Will Shape Our Future

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EY describes megatrends as large, transformative global forces that define the future by having a far-reaching impact on business, economies, industries, societies, and individuals. We live in a world in constant motion. Goods, capital, and labor are traveling globally at a faster pace than ever and moving in novel patterns. Technological innovation, including digital, is rewriting every industry and the

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CATO Event – How Should Ridesharing Be Regulated?

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The rise of ridesharing in the U.S. and abroad has been accompanied by complaints and concerns related to the regulation of rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft. Reports of rideshare drivers assaulting passengers as well as worries about insurance coverage and vehicle inspections have all prompted discussion about the safety of ridesharing. In addition, market incumbents have complained that

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards – Nominate An Entrepreneur for 2015

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year has been celebrating entrepreneurs for more than 25 years. As the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, it has grown to 25 programs in the US, and the global program now spans more than 60 countries. In the more than 25 years that the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards have honored entrepreneurial excellence

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What is bootstrapping?

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Every entrepreneur planning a new venture faces the same dilemma. What are the critical capital resources? How much cash (financial capital) is needed? When is it needed? How will the funds be used? How soon will the venture reach profitability? For an entrepreneur, when times are good, cash flow is the oil that keeps a venture running smoothly. But cash

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