Funding boom shows power of tech startups, raises concerns

...PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data from...are now vying with traditional venture capital firms to back promising startups...funded in the future. Bigger venture capital firms are investing in older...

Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...for these types of projects," said Nancy Pfund, a managing partner with DBL Investor, a San Francisco-based venture capital company with holdings in two companies backed by the program. "It's been a very positive force in that respect...

William S. Morris IV to lead Morris Venture Capital

...has been named CEO of Morris Venture Capital (MVC), a new division of Morris...several years, he said."Morris Venture Capital gives us a great resource to...opportunities that exist for venture capital investment. In our company we...

2003's oddest venture capital startups

...year was no different, even as venture capital investments fell to their lowest...Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association pored through industry...possibility. "Let's face it, a venture capital startup is a roll of the dice...

'Venture capital' loans approved

...organization approved $600,000 in "venture capital" loans to three area businesses...requirements of recipients. The venture capital fund totals about $1 million...million if necessary. Like private venture capital companies, SRRDI invests the...

High-tech beauty contest earns winners venture capital

...companies are in town to flirt with venture capital firms, investment bankers and corporate...few years ago. But the separate venture capital forum is a first for the giant Comdex...magazine that is a sponsor of the Venture Capital forum.

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$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

...convicted killer helped organize a venture-capital scam, opened a Caribbean bank...businesses, prosecutors charged. No venture capital was ever distributed. "They...before getting into the fake venture-capital business. His 80-acre ranch...

As Silicon Valley moves into health care, companies find there's no app for dealing with FDA

...Still, tech entrepreneurs are pumping money into efforts to reshape health care, a $2.7 trillion dollar market. Venture capital funding for companies in the digital health space surpassed $2.3 billion in the first half of 2014, more than...

Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...Research. Brides earn $16,491 less than single ladies and all men.? Just 6 percent of partners in U.S. venture capital firms are women, according to a recent study from Babson College. That's down from 10 percent in 1999. TOP JOBS...

Get a beer without leaving your seat - San Francisco 49ers' new stadium has an app for that

...past behavior patterns.The app and its underlying technology were developed by VenueNext, a startup backed by a venture capital fund financed by 49ers' CEO Jed York and other members of the management team. York declined to disclose how much...