Start Ups

The VC firm blends money with hand-holding, a potent combination for tech start-ups. But is it scalable?
At Delivering Alpha today, the question of tech start-up valuations once again reared its overventilated head.
With investment in financial technology booming, many young professionals are leaving Wall Street’s big banks and investment firms to launch their own companies. Senior Writer Aaron Timms spoke to a few of these entrepreneurs, including Symmetric’s Sam Abbas, about their start-ups.
Crowdsourcing, accelerators and a rush of new funds and investors are forcing the VCs of Sand Hill Road to change the start-up money machine. But is it a change for good?
It’s time to catch up on the stories you didn’t have time to read this week. Here are some stories you don’t want to miss.
A new White House initiative hopes to harness private capital for start-ups benefiting the U.S. agricultural community.
It’s a great time to be a young financial technology company. The renaissance in fintech start-ups reaches well beyond Silicon Valley.
The unsolicited offer by New Orleans–based Spear Point Buyout Group for New York media company TheStreet is just a taste of the economic renaissance of the Big Easy.