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Established companies increasingly fund startups and take numerous measures as they seek to create innovative new businesses.
Just based on the… · More numbers, you wouldn’t think established companies would be scared by the $50 billion invested this year in the U.S. by venture capitalists. The companies themselves will collectively spend over $330 billion this year on research and development, according to R&D Magazine.
Yet VC money is funding aggressive newcomers like Uber and Airbnb, and aims to create the next Teslas, Facebooks and Googles. Insurgent startups seem to be targeting every industry and even inventing new ones. The startups are wielding the weapons of the Internet—cloud, mobile, social, and data analytics—and deftly taking advantage of connectivity and the flattened business environment it enables.
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Investopedia… · More describes an Angel as “An investor who provides financial backing for small startups or entrepreneurs. Angel investors are usually found among an entrepreneur’s family and friends”. That definition is quickly becoming outdated driven by the rise of platforms like Angel List, OurCrowd, and SeedInvest; and the increasing professionalism of groups like the New York Angels and Tech Coast Angels. And Angel Investing is no longer just for the seed rounds. Life360, a successful mobile app for staying connected with family members is raising $500,000 of a $50 million Series C on AngleList, where the leading syndicates (like those led by Gil Penchina) are “backed” by over 500 investors that can combine for over $4 million in any one deal. The OurCrowd platform has raised over $65 million for 50 companies over the past two years, including $3.3 million for ReWalk. The last round for ReWalk was raised in July, two months before its IPO, which had a first day rise of 113%, making it the top performing IPO in the 3rd quarter.
Author, Medium, Small & Medium Businesses · Flight VC is a federation of 23 AngelLsit Syndicates accounting for more than 10% of all moeny raised… · More on AngelList. this is a blog post looking at the numbers behnid Flights rise.
Writer · Basic analysis, putting Yahoo’s acquisitions in to three buckets. The first bucket is $100+ million acquisitions. There have been 21 of those.… · More The second bucket are those M&A transactions where the prices were disclosed, and were less than $100 million. There were 27 of those. The third and final bucket are those M&A transactions where the price wasn’t disclosed. Generally, prices are disclosed when the prices is above $50 million. So we estimated that the average price was $10 million. Probably low, but let’s give Yahoo the benefit of the doubt. There were 64 of those transaction.
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Writer · As Marc Andresseen so famously said, software is eating the world, and as a VC, we're always searching for industries that haven't yet… · More been disrupted by software, and companies that are poised to benefit from being the first software disruptors in those industries. Hence the excitement about Phrasetech.
Lou has over 20 yeas experience in the technology space, and is strategic thinker with an unparalleled rolodex compiled over his years as a Wall street analyst, an operator, and a VC. His introductions have already added significant value