Not All VCs Are Created Rich

Not All VCs Are Created Rich

When we think of venture capitalists, we typically think of well-heeled entrepreneurs who have already made their fortunes sliding directly into the role of General Partner. Or we think of very wealthy people starting funds on their own. Of all the myths around...
VCs Go Green in 2017

VCs Go Green in 2017

Venture capitalists are no strangers to investing in green technologies. Environmentally friendly companies have received a steady flow of venture funds since 2006. But 2016 saw the fastest growth in venture-backed green tech in nine years and 2017 looks like it will...
Larry Scheinfeld: How Will the New President Affect VC Investment?

Larry Scheinfeld: How Will the New President Affect VC Investment?

The United States drives more than half of all venture capital investment in the world. As of Q3 2016, 54 percent of all venture-backed deals around the globe went to American companies. Moreover, 96 out 174 unicorns—private tech companies valued at $1 billion or more—are located in the U.S. Thus far, the election of Donald J. Trump has created economic uncertainty that could impact venture capital investment, but experts also point out that tech companies and venture capital thrive even in adverse conditions.