Posts Tagged ‘Silicon Valley’
Impact Investing, a concept coined six years ago, has recently become quite hot, capturing significant mainstream attention and interest. At its core, impact investing seeks to harness the power of enterprise to address social and/or environmental issues.
Is this the way to launch your startup and change the world?
“I’m not investing in that, I’m out!” If only it was that that simple. TV makes the process of selecting and getting involved in start-up business investment seem easy. The reality for business angels is somewhat murkier.
With this in mind let’s take a look at 5 things likely to keep business angels awake at night…
The East End of London is perhaps more famous for long-running soap opera Eastenders than it is for tech innovation but according to news out today, it is about to be transformed into Britain’s answer to Silicon Valley.
A new breed of business angel has arrived on the scene, they’re aggressive, super agile and loaded with cash to invest. They have already upset the picking order as they fill a niche between your average angel investor and VC firms and threaten the dominance of the latter.
Has venture capitalism model of investment had its day after a decade of decline?
In venture capitalism, meaningful changes don’t take place overnight. Performance is often measured in decades. Unfortunately the results of the last decade make grim reading, not just for VCs but also for those start-ups who depend on them.