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The Current State of Venture Capital in the World

Venture Capital in the World

Venture Capital in the World

Last year brought many changes to the state of venture capital around the world. The fact is that fewer deals were actually made. The interesting part, however, is that the deals were made at a higher cost, showing an increase over that of 2013. That growth has continued in 2015, mainly in terms of tech companies. The market hasn’t come close to being saturated with new, inventive ways to save time, save money or enhance social media usage as we know it. These areas still show promise worldwide for the near future. Read the rest of this entry

VC market in 2013

 

Mobile Technology

Cellphone

Efraim Landa is a venture capitalist who provides both funding and expertise to emerging companies. A venture capital firm typically works with a startup company that needs funding and support to handle those first turbulent years until they can make an IPO. When a VC firm invests in an emerging company it basically purchases a portion of the company in exchange for a profit that will come as the company matures. It is generally expected that a company will be able to transition from its inception to an IPO inside of 10 years with the average being somewhere around 5 to 7 years. The venture capital firm provides the necessary funds to keep the business running efficiently until the time when a profit can be made. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists such as Efraim Landa also offer their working expertise to the business to help ensure their successful business venture. Many successful entrepreneurs have stated that the expertise that is gained from experienced businessmen is more valuable than the funding that was secured. Read the rest of this entry

Frequently Asked Questions

VC Investment

VC Investment

Have you ever watched “Shark Tank” on television? The entrepreneur, sometimes knowledgeable other times not, is trying to persuade venture capitalists to invest in their emerging business. They are pleading for monetary help to expand their business or market a product. Even with this type of publicity, the world of the venture capitalist can be confusing. There are some questions which are asked over and over. Here are a few of the frequently asked questions about venture capital. Read the rest of this entry

VC Funding to Expand Your Business

Business Financing

Business Financing

It is certainly not an easy task to seek out a venture capital firm. Many businesses have spent numerous hours and lots of money trying to obtain this type of funding only to come up short. This is simply because they are not yet in a position to seek VC funding. How do you know when it is time to seek help from a VC firm? Read the rest of this entry