Venture Capital

Social Capital and American Express Ventures backed Simplee, a startup that aims to facilitate medical bill payments, in its latest $20 million funding round. Simplee says it works with over 900 hospitals and physicians and helps process “over $1 billion in annual payments” in the U.S....

An overwhelming majority (94 percent) of active investment angels believe it helps to have subject-matter experts weigh in when they evaluate a startup investment opportunity, according to a Propel(x) survey of 200 aspiring and active angel investors in the United States....

Research firm Navigant shows ingenuity in smart city offerings and partnerships are expected to help expand the industry A new report from boutique research firm Navigant Research shows the global smart city technology market is expected to more than double in the coming years, from $10.4...

The last couple of years have been pretty good for entrepreneurs seeking venture capital. Valuations have been going up, and financing terms have been loosening up. Something like 150 so-called “Unicorns” – VC-backed private companies valued at $1 billion and up – have débuted. Alas...

While exciting, expanding your company internationally comes with a host of risks and challenges. From factoring time zones into meeting calendars to navigating differences in culture, there’s a lot more than the upfront cost to think about when you’re expanding abroad. To help you figure out...