venture capital

Automotive Volvo's VC Fund Sets Up The Brand To Invest In Its Own Future

The auto maker announced that it will begin investing in tech startups that will help it thrive in an electric and autonomous future

Retail Harnessing The Power Of The Crowd For A Social Online Learning Platform

A series B round of funding bets big on this rapidly growing edtech disruptor

Advertising Microsoft And Green Bay Packers Have Launched A Digital Innovation Hub

TitletownTech aims to boost economic expansion in Wisconsin

Technology ASUS Is Working To Bring American Startups To Asia

The Taiwanese hardware company wants to fund and invite U.S. startups from Silicon Valley to Asia

Advertising Pitch Your Startup Idea To Fellow Uber Passengers

A new promotion on the ridesharing service's POOL feature lets select riders compete for a $5,000 investment from prominent venture capitalists

Smaller American Cities Are Poised For A Second Wave Of Disruption

Why Pittsburgh's resurgence could signify a new creative renaissance in U.S. innovation

Syndicated How To Feed 9.7bn People? Startups Take On Global Food Problem

In hunt for solution to rising population, agriculture has adopted venture capital mindset

Innovation Venture Capital Is A Product Founders Don't Have to Buy

Phineas Barnes, partner at First Round Capital, spoke at the Northside Festival about how VCs could make life less painful for entrepreneurs.

Design 9 Stories You Need To Know Today

VC funding on decline, Hearst magazines on iPad and Kickstarter success stories...links to start your day with.

Luxury How One Company Opened Their Books As A Way To Court Venture Capitalists

By sharing its business intelligence dashboard with select VC partners upfront, Fab.com selected the best partners possible and ultimately raised $40MM over the holidays.

Innovation Nike's Venture Capital Fund To Back Green Startups

The sportswear brand shows its commitment to innovation and sustainability by helping up-and-coming businesses.

Could Tumblr Be The Next Facebook? [Headlines]

Tumblr, the popular blogging website, is in discussion with venture capital investors to raise $800 million. What could be in the works?

Luxury Investments In Startups Boom While Funding For Clean Energy Drops [Headlines]

Dow Jones reports that energy companies raised less than half the amount raised by startups in the second quarter of 2010.

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Airbnb Valued At $1.3bn After New Funding [Headlines]

3-year-old startup Airbnb has increased its value thanks to venture capital investment of $12m.