Venture Capital

Venture Capital
Clive-Butkow-Grotech

What criteria and character traits will make you and your business fundable? Tick the right boxes and that growth funding is yours.
venture-capital-investment

Learning how to get venture capital is an invaluable skill for the entrepreneur.
Venture-Capitalist-definition

In order to come up with a venture capital definition that makes sense, we need to differentiate between venture capital funding and traditional funding.
Zane-Schalkwyk

How you can benefit from Venture Capital investing. By: Zane Schalkwyk
funding-pitch

While there is no universal answer as to how a startup successfully closes a great funding round, there are several issues that usually kill a VC's interest.
Think-Be-do-seed-engine

Seed Engine, a Joburg- and Cape Town-based accelerator has launched Seed Academy, a school for entrepreneurship and precursor to the accelerator. It offers entrepreneurs access to corporate sponsored programmes.
Pitch

You’ve got between ten and 30 seconds at the beginning of your pitch to win your potential investor’s attention. Here’s how you do it.
VCs

We’ve all seen the lists investors create outlining the lies they tell us.
Venture-capital-funding_Venture-capital_Funding

Understanding venture capitalists and what they want from you.
Declining-Venture-Capital-funding

What you learn from Boostrapping a business.
Venture-Capitalist-meetings_Videos_Venture-Capital_Funding

A few helpful pointers for those in the start-up funding phase.
Women-raising-VC-funding_Venture-Capital_Funding

There is gender bias in the start-up community. There is no doubt about it. Women currently hold only 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions and 4.5 percent of Fortune 1000 CEO positions. And very few have founded a company to a billion dollar valuation.
Zombie-VC-Firm-Venture Capital-Funding

If you don't see any activity for, say, the last five years, be wary. You could be looking at a firm that's dying a predetermined slow death.
Raymond

Do you believe you need external funding to grow, but that there’s no money available to business owners? You might be wrong on both counts.
Venture-Capitalists-turning-down-funding_Venture-Capitalist_Funding

Advice on why venture capitalists turn away promising investments.
Venture-Capital-Advice_Venture-Capital_Funding

What you need to know to attract VC funding.
Steve-Case-Successful-Entrepreneurs-Are You Suited To Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur chats to venture capitalist Steve Case.
Private Sector Funding

We always have to remind ourselves that these are profit-orientated entities with a well-structured risk management model in place. Some of the offerings are more flexible than others, but keep in mind, they are also businesses.

Cowboy entrepreneurs beware: venture capital funding comes with restrictions.

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