Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Raising Capital in the Current Climate

Sunday's Globe column focused on raising money from VCs, banks, angel investors, and other sources.

Here's the opening:

    Finding money to start a company (or keep one going) is worry number one right now for entrepreneurs, whether they're designing robots, starting a restaurant, opening a clothing boutique, or developing cancer drugs. And with banks, angel investors, and venture capital firms clinging more tightly than ever to their bankrolls, that worry is occupying much more mental bandwidth.

The video features entrepreneur (and occasional angel investor) Bill Warner offering some fund-raising advice of his own:

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Anonymous Dave Broadwin said...

As I have noted elsewhere, there are no surprises in the world of venture financing statistics. Lots of people (I confess I am one) seem eager to post the bad news. For a short list of some sites that post numbers of deals etc. see http://www.emergingenterprisecenterblog.com/

January 20, 2009 6:13 PM  

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