Venture Capital

Several years ago, while attending a conference on equity capital, the category of financing labeled "friends, family and fools" drew more than a few snickers from the participants. It turns out this "informal" source of capital, along with the entrepreneur's personal funds is nothing to...

Another dismal report on venture capital investing in Wisconsin has some business leaders wondering what the state must do to attract more private equity financing for its emerging companies. An interested observer in that debate could turn out to be the State of Wisconsin Investment...