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How to Get Venture Capital Funding

Raising a venture capital fund for your business relies on the right fundraising model. Learn how to plan, identify and execute your VC route to success.


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Understanding Venture Capital Investment and Returns

Venture capital, though it can be risky, can generate outstanding returns. Follow our expert VC advice to discover how venture capital works and when to seek it.


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The History of Private Equity and Venture Capital

A Financial Poise column with an entertaining take on the history of private equity and venture capital.


Private Equity What is a Sponsor, GP and LP

90-Second Lesson: What Is a Sponsor, GP and LP in Private Equity?

Private equity funds have several moving parts. This quick guide will help you learn ‘who’ does ‘what’ – including the fund sponsor, general partner (GP) and limited partner (LP).


Ranking the Top Angel and VC Fund Managers (Part 1)

This review of top 10 lists of fund managers intends to help alternative investors select the right asset class to invest in and improve the performance of their portfolios.


Ranking the Top Angel and VC Fund Managers (Part ll)

A list based on data collected from publicly available sources and direct submissions from the firms themselves. Information like this can help investors lower costs, provide transparency and empower co-investment.


Financial Poise Radio

Episode 85 with Todd Ryden

We speak with Todd Ryden, CEO of FNEX, a growing online alternative investor marketplace. FNEX brings accredited investors together with curated sellers of private placement equity interests, managed futures, secondary private securities, and interests in hedge funds and private equity funds.


Survey: Only One-Third of Registered Investment Advisers Offer Private Equity Opportunities to Investors

Just one-third of registered investment advisers (RIAs) have offered private equity (PE) investments to their clients over the past five years, according to a recent survey by iCapital Network. The survey of approximately 450 RIA firms also found that nearly 70 percent of RIAs who don’t offer PE investment opportunities confirm interest from their clients in that area.


Private Equity, Venture Capital and Angel Investing – How Are They Different?

Welcome to the first installment of this column. My guiding principle will be to write about things I want my children and my parents to understand about the world of business, investing, finance and law.
For this first installment, I explain the difference between “VC” and “PE.”
There is no universally accepted definition of “venture capital” but the U.S. Small Business Administration’s definition works well:


Preqin – Majority of Private Equity Investors Surveyed Say Expectations Met

Sixty-four percent of private equity participants say their investments met their expectations in 2015, while 30 percent say they exceeded those expectations, according to a new survey from alternative investment research firm Preqin.


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