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Historical Seed Investing

Pitchbook has listed the top 5 VC seed investors since 2010 and the number of their deals: SV Angel (242), Kima Ventures (215), Andreessen Horowitz (146), GV (135), and Lerer Hippeau Ventures (134). The money is going to the following … Continue reading

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Startup Investing Still Tricky

What’s worth One Billion Dollars today and “tens of millions” tomorrow? Try the Billion Dollar Startup Club member Fab.com. http://graphics.wsj.com/billion-dollar-club/ Founded in 2011 as a gay social site that moved into retail sales, it raised over $300 million from smart money … Continue reading

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NBA Star Starts Seed Investment Fund

When you think wearable technology is your first thought Carmelo Anthony? The NBA star is partnering with Stuart Goldfarb, the former executive vice president of NBC, to make seed capital investments in digital media, consumer tech and internet of things. … Continue reading

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Is A Crowdfunding Bubble Forming?

Is there a bubble forming in the crowdfunding platform arena? In early 2012, CrowdTilt raised over $12 million from seed and angel investors. Reportedly, it was not looking for a B round when Andreessen Horowitz and other big name VCs … Continue reading

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Follow the Smart Money into Crowdfunding

What do Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures have in common? All have invested in crowdfunding platforms, otherwise known as “funding portals.” According to CrowdUnite, about 230 venture capital firms and individual angel investors have invested approximately $855 … Continue reading

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Ready Made Crowd Funded Portfolios

Angel List, a crowdfunding site for accredited investors, is now permitting investors to invest in a number of startups for one contribution. Certain Silicon Valley incubators (“accelerators”) are raising money on the site for a “class” of companies that they … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Fills VC Void

Was it VC snobbery or unreal valuations that caused a well known Silicon Valley VC to call consumer startups (most notably, mobile app companies) “fruit fly experiments” affirming that his firm, Andreessen Horowitz,  is investing in fewer Series A deals … Continue reading

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