Posts Tagged equity investment

Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Database

Canadian Capital Providers Guide is an extensive database covering many Canada based venture capital and private equity firms. The types of investors include venture capital, private equity investors, angel investors, university sponsored investors and government sponsored investors. We launched this database due to growing number of firms seeking for information relating to venture capital & […]


Cleantech Venture Investment Up 12% From Previous Quarter

According to the latest from Hindmarsh Finance, venture investment in the industry grew 12% in Q3 2011 ($1.98 billion) compared to the previous quarter, and is up 23% since Q3 2010 ($1.81 billion). Worldwide, there were 189 deals totaling $2.23 billion. In Q2 2011, there were 179 deals, for comparison purposes. Of this quarter’s deals, […]


Why Your Valuation Is The Key To Raise Money

Many Entrepreneurs don’t understand valuations, and why you can’t raise money until your valuation or profit is high enough. Or why you’re ability to raise money is ALL centered around your pre-money valuation. This is a tough one to dissect because it’s like sitting at an eight sided table or more; depending on where you […]


Venture Firms Reduce Biotechnology Investment on FDA Risk

Venture capital firms are investing less in experimental drugmakers and medical device makers because of what they say are regulatory hurdles, a survey found. Almost 40 percent of 150 venture capital firms that responded to the survey have decreased their investment in life sciences during the past three years, the National Venture Capital Association said […]


How to Talk to Investors

One of the most nerve wracking things an Entrepreneur can go through is the moment it comes to talking to investors. Chances are that Entrepreneur has been preparing for fundraising for 12-24 months. This is the moment it all comes down to for you, the Entrepreneur…and then…you screw it up. Well, don’t feel bad. This […]