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University of California Launches Capital Investment Fund

The University of California has opened a $250 million fund designed specifically for capital investments. The University made this announcement on December 16, saying the new fund would provide much-needed capital to early-stage companies. The University of California’s Board of Regents approved the fund, giving it the green light to operate. Once active, entrepreneurs and…

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Investments in Renewable Energy Up 18%

As climate change becomes a leading topics for world leaders, more and more investors are looking to capitalize on the growing trend of renewable energy. According to a recent report published by the advisory group Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), investments in solar power, wind power, and other activities which are aimed to reduce greenhouse gas…

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SEC Announces Startup Investing via Crowdfunding

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 in favor of allowing individual investors and investment groups to purchase stock in startup companies using crowdfunding platforms like IndieGoGo and GoFundMe. Crowdfunding has become a common technique used by startups to generate capital. It involves business owners and entrepreneurs who publish their plan on a…

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venture capital vs seed capital
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Venture Capital vs Seed Capital: What’s the Difference?

Still trying to wrap your head around the concept of venture capital vs�seed capital? While both of these�types of business capital are used to fund new ventures, there are some key differences between them which�shouldn’t go unnoticed. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the difference between an�angel investor vs venture capitalist. Angel…

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UK Economy Sees 0.7% Quarterly Growth

If you keep up with financial news surrounding the global economy, you are probably well aware of the recent downturn experienced by the U.S., China, Japan, the U.K., and several other nations. It’s believed that China’s devaluation of its currency triggered this selloff, causing markets to drop by as much as 10% in just a…

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Feds Postpone Interest Hike… Again

You can take a deep sigh of relief, because the Federal Reserve has announced that it will postpone interest rate hikes. In the wake of the U.S. housing market crash, the Feds have kept interest rates at near-record lows in an effort to stimulate the economy. When interest rates are low, consumers can buy homes,…

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OppenheimerFunds Encouraging Global Investments

Oppenheimer Funds has launched a new campaign in an effort to encourage people to invest in global commodities and markets. Dubbed “Invest in a Beautiful World,” this campaign follows the firm’s existing framework, which involves global investments in emerging economies. Of course, the timing for Oppenheimer Funds’ new campaign couldn’t be more appropriate. In recent…

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Warren Buffet’s Bold New Plan to Capitalize on Global Markets

American investor, philanthropist and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffet has announced a bold new plan to capitalize on the up-and-down global financial markets. In a recent press release, Buffet said� his company, Berkshire Hathaway, would acquire Precision Castparts Corp. for a jaw-dropping $32.36 billion, making it the company’s largest investment ever. Given the fact…

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Top Angel Investor Reveals the 4 Characteristics of a Good Entrepreneur

Funding your venture through angel investing offers several unique advantages that aren’t found in traditional banks and financial institutions. Entrepreneurs can obtain cash in less time; there’s often a lower interest rate tied to the loan; and angels bring their own personal skills and experience to the table, helping the entrepreneur grow his or her…

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How to Get Startup Capital

A New Business Idea Should Offer a Solution to a Real-World Problem

The very best business ideas and the ones most likely to be successful are those that solve the everyday problems and annoyances that consumers encounter. Once your idea meets that criterion, the next step is to thoroughly research your new idea or business to ensure that it hasn�t already been done. If the product doesn�t…

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