• Venture Capital Could Be an Answer for Startup Founders

    3 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    An entrepreneur can go in a number of different directions in raising money to launch a business, or in building a fledgling operation into something bigger. One option that can be worth exploring is working with a venture capitalist firm.
    These investors provide financing - larger amounts than what would typically come from angel investors - in return for equity in a startup. And they often play a role in guiding the business. Now, for some prospective business owners, that's a deal-breaker. Perhaps they have taken the leap to run their own business in order to gain independence, and they...
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  • This climate-change tech startup raised impact growth capital - as a nonprofit

    3 monthes ago - By RSF Social Finance

    ImpactAlpha, May 28 - WattTime is much like many other Silicon Valley tech software startup, building software interfaces and machine-learning algorithms and a software-as-a-service business model.
    And like an increasing number of tech startups, it's mission-driven: WattTime's technology has the potential to drive major reductions in near-term greenhouse gas emissions. It can help accelerate the transition of electricity grids from fossil fuels to renewables.
    And just like many other startups, the organization needed growth capital to be able to scale up more quickly. The company has...
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