Impossible Foods, a California tech start-up that describes itself as “transforming the global food system by inventing a better way to make the meats and cheeses we love without using animals,” just created a environmentally friendly and meat-free cheeseburger.
Posts Categorized: Venture Capital
The Newest TechStars Grant Recipients!
Many companies know about Techstars, the accelerator program that offers programs in cities across the country. But the Techstars Foundation, a non-profit organization, supports the startup community in a different way. The foundation aims to improve gender, racial, and socio-economic diversity in the technology industry through an array of awards that support organizations that share… Read more »
Something all Entrepreneurs Need to Know: How to Evaluate Market Need
Your idea is great in your head, but does the market actually need it? Market need is vital to the success of any project. Be sure it exists before you spend time and money on an idea that won’t take off. Here are five steps for how to evaluate market need.
Vanity Project or Worthwhile Venture?
Creating a start-up business is always exciting, but it is a process that needs to be done with care. A lot of people make the mistake of putting a lot of money into a project because they really want it to become big, rather than creating something that truly fits the needs of the market…. Read more »
3 Tips for Getting your Startup Off and Running
Get that startup started Starting up a business can be both challenging and exciting. Every entrepreneur has a vision of success in their future, but reaching that goal is difficult and time-consuming at times. If you are considering starting up your own business, be sure to keep these tips in mind. They will help you… Read more »
Why Start Ups Are Important to the Economy
Whenever someone looks at how well an economy is doing, it is important that they take serious look at small businesses and start up companies. Why are start ups important? The number of companies that are starting up during a given period of time (usually the quarter of a year that the economy is measured… Read more »
Choosing an Investor: From Funding Source To Business Partner
Before you spend time looking for the appropriate investor, you need to conceptualize the fact that you are selecting a partner, not just a source of funding. As a startup or small business owner, you may have to forge a relationship with your investors. You want to work with someone who respects your product, is… Read more »
Different Types of Funding: Crowdfunding and Angel Investors
For startups, making the decision to work with an angel investor or crowdfunding is one that can be hard to make. To understand which one complements the financial framework of your startup, you will need to understand what is angel investing and crowdfunding.