29Jan

Charles Hudson, SoftTechVC: Are the Founder’s Awesome?

Charles Hudson, SoftTechVC speaks about all the changes in the venture industry.  It was much simpler in the ‘old days’ for founders but now there are so many more sources of capital & so many more rounds that its hard for founders to figure out to whom should I speak […]

17Nov

Vivek Wadhwa: The venture capital industry needs to fix itself for its own good! #smartmoneysv

Vivek Wadhwa, Author & Journalist @NVCA 2014 who spoke on the Diversity Panel. Less than 5% of venture capitalists are women, they know the female market & they are more compassionate. He says the trouble with the venture capital industry right now is that it’s the same boys club, the […]

29Oct

Heidi Roizen talks about Women in Entrepreneurship

Heidi Roizen, Operating Partner at Silicon Valley-based venture firm DFJ talks with Smart Money Silicon Valley’s Pemo Theodore about her experiences working in the Silicon Valley. Her post Its Different for Girls illuminates the unique challenges that women face working in Entrepreneurship. Related articles Manu Kumar, Chief Firestarter K9 Ventures […]

07Mar

Manu Kumar, Chief Firestarter K9 Ventures #smartmoneysv

We bumped into Manu Kumar, K9 Ventures @Launch 2014.  He was there to watch the demo for Coin as he was one of the earliest investors. He contributes greatly with a hands on approach with all startups in which he invests. As he said he invests ‘frighteningly’ early!  Check out […]

05Mar

Virtual Currencies: A Disruptive Industry: BitCoin & Virtual Currencies Round Table #smartmoneysv

Virtual Currencies: A Disruptive Industry: BitCoin & Virtual Currencies Round Table with William Quigley, Clearstone Venture Partners @bigbillyq ;  Jered Kenna, Tradehill @JeredKenna ; Paige Freeman, BitPay @paigefreeman ; Bill Tai, Charles River Ventures @KiteVC ; Nick Shalek, Ribbit Capital @nshalek ; David Chen, Lightspeed Ventures @chendave with Jean-Baptiste, BayLIVE […]

03Mar

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention with Ben Parr #smartmoneysv

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention: Venture Capital Keynote with Ben Parr, @benparr author ‘Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention’, Partner Dominate Fund. Related articles Announcing “Captivology”, My Book on the Science of Attention (HarperCollins/2015) | Ben Parr’s Entrepreneurial Musings (benparr.com) Meet YEC’s Ben Parr of #DominateFund on […]

28Feb

Alternate Options to Raising Venture Capital: Alternate Funding Round Table #smartmoneysv

Alternate Options to Raising Venture Capital: Alternate Funding Round Table with Scott Orn, Lighthouse Capital @scottorn ; Danae Ringelmann, Indiegogo @gogoDanae ; Nancy Hayes, Moolahoop @nancyhayes ; Robert Mitchell, Crowdfund Capital Advisors @CrowdCapAdvisor Trish Costello , Portfolia @trishcostello1 ; Kate Ohara, Startup TV @realgirl1234 with Sydney Armani, Crowdfundbeat @Sydney_Armani moderator. Related articles Is […]

26Feb

Raising Capital:It’s a Strategic Campaign Gwen Edwards, GoldenSeeds #smartmoneysv

Raising Capital: It’s a Strategic Campaign: Angel Investing Keynote with Gwen Edwards, Managing Director Golden Seeds @Gwenedwards Related articles Jeff Harbach, Exec Director Central Texas Angel Network #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com) Larry Marcus, Managing Director Walden Ventures #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com) Is Silicon Valley Venture a Global Model? with Saad Khan, CMEA #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com)

24Feb

How Angel Investment Supports the Startup Ecosystem Round Table #smartmoneysv

How Angel Investment Supports the Startup Ecosystem: Angel Investing Round Table with Neal Strickberger, Angel @nealitc ; Roger King, Bay Angels; Arun Subharao, Ankur2Angels @arunsrao ; Gwen Edwards, Golden Seeds @Gwenedwards ; Nick Basso, The Angels Forum @nbasso ; Andrew Romans, Georgetown Angels @romansventures ; Trish Costello, Portfolia @trishcostello1 ; Deb […]

21Feb

Is Silicon Valley Venture a Global Model? with Saad Khan, CMEA #smartmoneysv

Venture Capital Coffee Chat with Saad Khan, Partner CMEA IT @saadventures Related articles Josh Elman, Partner Greylock Partners #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com) Robert D Pavey, Partner Morgenthaler Ventures #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com) Entrepreneur Corner: Domain woes and building a sales machine (venturebeat.com) MediaSpike raises $5.2M from army of investors for in-game ads (venturebeat.com) Robert […]