Venture Capital

Paul A. Jones, writing for Michael Best's Best Venture has some advice on whether to take your startup to Silicon Valley in search of venture capital. While on one hand, Silicon Valley might be the fastest way to determine whether your startup is "venture-worthy" by Valley...

First the good news. If you get a signed term sheet with a reputable angel or venture investor, there is a very good chance you will get a deal done. Unless, of course, you don’t. Probably the most common element of every term sheet is the...

In 2003, Keith Rabois, a longtime Silicon Valley investor and executive, had an ambitious idea: He wanted to start a website that would instantly offer a fair price for your home. If you accepted the offer, the site would agree to buy your house immediately,...

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued an executive order on Thursday to create a steering committee, which will look into autonomous cars and connected vehicles. The committee will research and evaluate all aspects of autonomous cars and submit policy recommendations to the Governor’s office by the summer...

Medici Ventures, the blockchain technology arm of online retailer Overstock.com, has added bitcoin consumer financial service platform Ripio to its portfolio of strategic blockchain-focused investments through participation in Ripio’s Series A financing. In addition to Medici Ventures’ equity position, the blockchain-focused subsidiary of Overstock.com will...

It looks like we can add another one to the string of IPOs that at least look like they’ve been successful — with Yext, too, popping more than 20% once its shares made their debut this morning. Shares of Yext went as high as $14 or...