The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum is a San Francisco Bay Area institution. It’s monthly meetings during the school year have great presenters, and bring together bay area VCs, angels and entrepreneurs in an entrepreneur friendly environment.
TheFunded.com is an online community of entrepreneurs to research, rate, and review funding sources worldwide. In addition, TheFunded.com allows entrepreneurs to view and share term sheets, to assist one other finding good investors, and to discuss the many facets of operating a business. Enjoy!
Many financial markets are characterized by strong relationships and networks, rather than arm’s-length, spot-market transactions. We examine the performance consequences of this organizational choice in the context of relationships established when VCs syndicate portfolio company investments. VC firms that enjoy more influential network positions have significantly better fund performance, as measured by the proportion of ...
Exit rates provide a simple yet practical measure for valuating and benchmarking the performance of venture capital funds. We create a sample of 138 liquidated U.S. venture capital funds and investigate the outcomes of their 4,549 portfolio companies. We study exit rates, proportions of different exit routes, and their determinants. The median fund in our ...
PricewaterhouseCoopers has developed a comprehensive online resource centre specifically for entrepreneurs and people who own their own businesses. The centre offers you proven business plan templates, financial models and technology sector specific ratios, benchmarks and much more.
PrivateEquity.com is a search directory of online information, Web site links, and an industry event calendar serving: * venture capitalists * buyout firms ** investment bankers * M&A groups ** institutional investors * lawyers ** accountants * consultants * and other financial industry professionals in addition to prospective portfolio companies and entrepreneurs seeking business financing.
Directory of funds for sustainable energy ventures–can be searched by finance type (private equity, microfunds, debt capital, and more); technology type (bioenergy, fuels cells, solar etc.); and by geographic focus. Does not require registration to search.