EARNING POTENTIAL – WHAT VENTURE CAPITALISTS CAN REALLY EARN

July 29th, 2013

Venture Capitalists are investors who put their money in start-up companies or other businesses for profit. The popular industries for these investors include software and biotech companies. The profit returns for these investments can triple other investments if they choose their investments wisely. Investors choose this type of return with a high level of risk. These companies are often new companies where their future is undetermined. However, these are great opportunities for venture capitalists. In the United States, Read the rest of this entry »

HOW TO ENTER VENTURE CAPITALIST MARKETS – WHAT MARKETS TO ENTER

June 5th, 2013

By most people’s standards, venture capitalism is an attractive career. A venture capitalist is someone who controls a large amount of money and gives money to entrepreneurs who have unique ideas with a large amount of potential future success.

Angel Investments

Individuals who wish to invest their money into a new company are often called “Angel Investors”. This is because they actively seek out young entrepreneurs who have a vast amount of potential and write them a personal check. If you’re just starting out in the venture capital world, this would be Read the rest of this entry »

FIVE STEPS TO BEOCME A GREAT VENTURE CAPITALIST TODAY

March 24th, 2013

Venture capitalism is a high stakes, high return industry that isn’t for the faint of heart. Many millionaires have made their fortune using venture capitalism, but many have lost fortunes as well. Venture capitalism is all in weighing your risks and knowing yourself.

1. Become impervious to loss. Venture capitalists will take losses as well as gains, and venture capitalists that quit when they’re down will never become successful. Loss is a part of the game, and everyone will experience a loss at Read the rest of this entry »

What Exactly is Venture Capital?

March 23rd, 2012

All great businesses start small. AT&T, Verizon, ADT, Texas electricity providers and even Nintendo – they all had small starts going from humble beginnings to the business giants you know and love today and new businesses are being born almost every hour in hopes of striking it out of the park and becoming industry greats like those who came before them. However, in this country and in this economy it can be difficult getting your business off the ground and, sadly, without the right amount of hard work, funding and marketing, your dream could be over before it even starts.

But how does venture capital come into play? Venture capital is financial capitals that is awarded to high risk yet high reward companies that are just starting out. With the market being as competitive as it is, some new businesses with limited operating history just can’t make the kind of capital that they need on their own, which is how venture capital can really be beneficial to a struggling startup. However, as a general rule, venture capitalist are usually very selective about the business that they decide to invest in often looking for defining characteristics like new or novel uses of technology, a well-thought out and convincing business model and ways in which their investment will pay them back in the long run.

It is actually estimated that many venture capitalists invest in about one in every four hundred businesses that are up for review. These investments are rare, but not unreasonable – especially when you consider the risk.

WHAT DO VENTURE CAPITALISTS REALLY DO FOR BUSINESS?

October 1st, 2011

The number one and most important role that a venture capitalist plays is in the “development” of a business. Simply put, they help a small business that is getting started become a full-fledged company.

The venture capitalist does this by finding or raising funds for the small or beginning business so that it can grow. They will seek out money from groups or private investors that are willing to realize the growth of a business.

Venture capitalists are very personable. They are networking and meeting Read the rest of this entry »

WHICH INDUSTRIES TO FOCUS ON – VENTURE CAPITALISM

September 29th, 2011

In case you haven’t noticed trends as of late have been moving more toward the web. There have been incredible gains made in this area of venture investing recently. If you have any doubt about this just consider the rapid rise of “social media sites”. Where forums of this variety were almost non-existent a few years ago, businesses find it difficult to make any substantial gains without a brand image somewhere in the field today.

Relatively speaking investments don’t necessarily need to even be as Read the rest of this entry »

HOW TO MAKE PROFITS AS A VENTURE CAPITALIST IN TODAY’S MARKET

September 26th, 2011

It is difficult to find ways to make profits in today’s market no matter what you are doing. It seems that the market has tightened up so much on anything that squeezing out a dollar is difficult. However, there are still things that can be done in order to make a buck in the venture capitalism market. You just have to be willing to work on projects that you might not have worked on in the past.

The best thing to do to try to generate profits as a venture capitalist in a tight market is to limit Read the rest of this entry »

BEST FORMS OF VENTURE CAPITALISM – WHERE TO EARN

September 24th, 2011

Where can you earn money as a venture capitalist? Is it really possible to just put your money into any small business and expect something to happen? Of course not! You have to carefully determine which small businesses are worthy of receiving the funds that you are going to provide to them. This means that you need to run some tests to see if any particular venture is going to be something that you want to be involved with.

Once you have discovered the Read the rest of this entry »