10 Ways to Strengthen Your Entrepreneurial Mind

Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires learning that goes beyond how to just run numbers and manage finances. As someone who has been an entrepreneur for more than a decade, I can tell you that while these elements certainly play a role, actually doing something significant with your particular business's numbers requires creativity, leadership ability and gumption. These skills are obviously…

IIFL Wealth makes LP-style bet on US-based venture capital firm

IIFL Wealth Management Ltd, a unit of financial services company IIFL Holdings Ltd, has made a Limited Partner-style investment in the second venture capital fund of US-based CerraCap Ventures. The investment will give IIFL Wealth access to investment opportunities in technology businesses on a global front, managing director and CEO Karan Bhagat said in a statement. IIFL Wealth made the…

Estonian-founded startup accelerator becomes an official partner of Google

Startup Wise Guys, the Estonian-founded and now Riga, Latvia-based startup accelerator, has become an official partner for Google Developers Launchpad in the Baltics to support the growing Baltic startup industry. The “Startup Wise Guys Powered by Google Developers Launchpad” initiative will connect Startup Wise Guys to an elite group of the world’s top accelerators, allowing it to share information and…

3 Reasons Most Businesses Don’t Reach 6 Figures

Alex Charfen is an entrepreneur, author and speaker who has used his experiences to coach small business owners on gaining momentum and growing their businesses. Charfen has experienced both tremendous failures -- like going bankrupt during the 2008 recession -- and incredible successes -- like launching a business and growing it to a revenue of more than $10 million per…

According to Latest Report on Venture Capital Investment Market to Grow with an Impressive CAGR

“ Venture Capital Investment Market Growth 2019 Fintech solutions provide alternative finance firms with a platform for investors to directly come across companies and individuals looking for equity financing and debt. The technology has enabled new players to take faster decisions, engage with customers more precisely, and run operations at low cost-to-income ratios compared with traditional banks. The low-interest rates…

Aaron Rodgers Launches $50 Million Venture Capital Fund With Roth Capital

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been one of the most dominant players of his generation. He has a pair of NFL MVP Awards to go with his 2010 Super Bowl MVP. His career passing rating is the highest in the history of pro football. Green Bay rewarded Rodgers in August with a blockbuster four-year, $134 million contract extension…

Venture investment at the nexus of cybersecurity and AI/ML

Cybersecurity is constantly in a state of innovation and has been a big beneficiary of cloud computing trends. We were fortunate to lead the Series A investments in Zscaler and RedLock. Much like how cloud has disrupted numerous sectors in cybersecurity, we believe AI/ML is having a similar impact. Venture capital investment at the nexus of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and…

Bicycle sharing startup MYBYK looks to raise $2 mn in Series A funding

Ahmedabad-based premium bicycle-sharing service MYBYK is looking to raise at least $1million in Series A round of funding as it focuses on ramping up business on the back of B2B intra-campus mobility space. The next round of fund raising is aimed at aiding its B2B expansion plans. At present, the startup services corporates like Reliance Industries, Adani and SRF Chemicals.…

Why Entrepreneurship Alone Isn’t Enough To Make You Really Rich

Entrepreneurs become entrepreneurs for a number of reasons. Being your own boss ranks high on the list. The sense of accomplishment that comes with creating a company and making it a success is another motivation for some. The primary driver for many is the prospect of becoming extremely wealthy. While some entrepreneurs like the idea of being rich simply for…

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