Gary Herick

Startup Funding, Venture Capital & Innovative Blockchain Capital

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US Venture Capital Only 2.2% Went to Female Founders

Female founders have brought in just 2.2% of US VC this year (yes, again) From Techcrunch by Kate Clark Nov. 2018 Despite efforts to level the playing field for female entrepreneurs, U.S. female-founded startups have raised just 2.2 percent of Read more…


Venture Capital Funding: The rise of secondary deals in venture capital

Alternative exits: The rise of secondary deals in venture capital From Pitchbook.com by Sean Lightbown, October 26, 2018 History usually tells us that, where venture capital funding leads, private equity follows sooner or later (if it generates the right return). Read more…


Blockchain Venture Capital Completes Multi-million Dollar Investment

TokenInsight Raises Multimillion-Dollar Funding From Blockchain Venture Capital Firms From blokt.com by Nick Tsakanikas Oct. 16, 2018 Blockchain company TokenInsight announced that it managed to secure a multi-million-dollar funding from Matrix Partners, Fenbushi Capital, and other venture capital firms. The Read more…


Startup Capital: Giving Away Startup Ownership: How Much Is Too Much?

Giving Away Startup Ownership: How Much Is Too Much? September 17, 2018, From Fundingsage.com by Dave Schools Scenario You have this great idea. It looks like it is going to do really well. The only problem is, you have neither the capital Read more…


Startup Capital: Is the Lean Startup Dead?

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Is the Lean Startup Dead? A version of this article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review Sept 5th, 2018 by Steve Blank Reading the NY Times article “Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises $1 Billion for Short-Form Video Venture,” I realized it Read more…


Blockchain Startups Sponsored by UK Government-Backed Accelerator

UK Government-Backed Accelerator Will Sponsor Blockchain Startups From Coindesk by Muyao Shen Aug 24, 2018 Blockchain startups seeking to expand to the U.K. might find that now is a good time to do so. In its most recent update for Read more…


Startup Investing: What do Investors Look For?

What Do Investors Look For When Investing In A Startup? By Adelia Carrillo – August 22, 2018 From the DirectCannabisNetwork.com If you’ve ever pitched your startup to investors, you know how hard it is (and if not, you soon will). Read more…


Startup ICO Funding; Risk Strategies for ICOs

Important Risk Reduction Strategies for ICO Investments Bitcoinist July 31, 2018 Topic: Startup ICO Funding Blockchain investors are not necessarily risk averse to Startup ICO Funding. They’re generally comfortable with the amount of volatility that exists in the market today. Read more…


Chinese Venture Capital Now Beats the USA

Topic: Chinese Venture Capital Believe it or not, Chinese Venture Capital start-ups have for the first time collected more venture capital than newly established US companies in the past quarter. This is reported by the South China Morning Post . Read more…