Should you raise equity venture capital or revenue-based investing VC?

Should you raise equity venture capital or revenue-based investing VC?

More posts by this contributor Should your new VC fund use revenue-based investing? Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs? Most founders who are raising capital look first to traditional equity VCs. But should they? Or should they look to one of the new wave of revenue-based investors? Revenue-based investing Read more…

Why are revenue-based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders?

Why are revenue-based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders?

More posts by this contributor Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics This guest post was written by David Teten, Venture Partner, HOF Capital. You can follow him at teten.com and @dteten. This is part of an ongoing series on revenue-based investing Read more…

Should your new VC fund use revenue-based investing?

Should your new VC fund use revenue-based investing?

More posts by this contributor Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics You’re working on launching a new VC fund; congratulations! I’ve been a traditional equity VC for 8 years, and I’m now researching revenue-vased investing and other Read more…

Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs?

Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs?

More posts by this contributor How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics This guest post was written by David Teten, Venture Partner, HOF Capital. You can follow him at teten.com and @dteten. This is part of an ongoing series on Revenue-Based Investing VC that will hit on: So you’re Read more…

Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control

Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control

More posts by this contributor How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel. VCs sell jet fuel which works well for jets; motorcycles are more Read more…

Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth

Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth

Chinese search giant Baidu on Monday posted a revenue of 26.33 billion yuan ($3.73 billion) for the quarter that ended in June, beating analysts’ estimates of 25.77 billion yuan ($3.65 billion) as its video streaming service iQIYI continues to see strong growth. The 19-year-old firm’s shares were up over 9% in Read more…

China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion is teaming up with Kenya’s Wapi Capital to source and fund early-stage African fintech startups. Headquartered in Shenzhen, Transsion is a top-seller of smartphones in Africa that recently confirmed its imminent IPO. Wapi Capital is the venture fund of Kenyan fintech startup Wapi Pay—a Nairobi Read more…

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How Facebook does IT

If you have ever worked at any sizable company, the word “IT” probably doesn’t conjure up many warm feelings. If you’re working for an old, traditional enterprise company, you probably don’t expect anything else, though. If you’re working for a modern tech company, though, chances are your expectations are a Read more…