Venture Capital

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Predictably Sudden Shutdown of Gigaom

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The shuttering of tech industry site Gigaom has insiders trying to piece together what went wrong at a site that seemed so successful. Re/code's Peter Kafka deconstructs the breakdown.

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Money Talking

Failure is Not an Option....But it Should Be

Friday, January 16, 2015

Get your venture capital money out of here! Meet the billion-dollar company that bootstrapped it's way to becoming a New York tech giant. 


Money Talking

Uber Worth More Than $40 Billion. Come Again?

Friday, January 16, 2015

Venture capitalists are pumping billions into private tech companies. But soaring valuations and newly-minted billionaires leave some wondering if we're plunging into another bubble. 


The Takeaway

Are We Just Waiting for Another Tech Bubble?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Some in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street are scratching their heads, worrying that the tech economy has re-entered the boom-and-bust era of the late 1990s.

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New Tech City

Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists: What's the Difference?

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Meet David Rose, an angel investor and a venture capitalist. Yes, both categories of investor fund startup companies, but there are a few key distinctions. 


On The Media

The Differences Between Venture Capital and Private Equity

Friday, August 03, 2012

Mitt Romney's background at Bain Capital has become a big campaign issue. Most times, Bain Capital and Romney are grouped under the private equity banner. Other times, they're grouped under the venture capital banner. Which is it? Brooke speaks with Emily Mendell from the National Venture Capital Association and Dan Gross from Newsweek Dailybeast.

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Boston Edges Out NYC in Latest Round of Venture Capital Funding, Reports Show

Friday, July 20, 2012

Two reports released Friday show New York City raised less venture capital money in the second quarter than perennial rival Boston, though how much less depends on the report.

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Venture Capital Deals, Dollars Drop in NYC

Friday, April 20, 2012

Don’t look now, but venture capital financing, both dollar amount and deals, fell in the first three months of this year compared to the same time last year.



New York Ranks Third in Venture Capital Deals

Friday, January 20, 2012

UPDATE: Mr. Mayor! It turns out you can say New York beat Boston when it comes to companies raising venture capital funds.



Fact-Checking Mayor Bloomberg's State of the City Speech

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Some quick fact-checking on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s State of the City speech.

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