Bad economy did a havoc in corporate world during the last one year. In turn, it forced companies to go either out of business or lay off people very often. As a ripple effect, venture capital for start up and midsized companies are also drying up. But, still there are handful companies who have been able to manage venture capital during this crunch period. So, what are the tricks to draw funding during the recession period? My analysis highlights the following area of focus for venture capital. Full article »
Twitter has raised a new $15 million round of funding, following a bidding war by venture capitalists interested to get a slice of the micro-blogging start-up, according to a report from GigaOm. According to GiagaOm, a new investor is leading the round with existing investor, Union Square Ventures also participating in this round.