Venture Capital

Investing in Publicly Traded Venture Capital Firms

If you think plunking down $98,192 for ten months of education sounds a bit extreme, you’re not alone. Yet more than 58,000 people have done just that to go through the INSEAD MBA program in hopes of taking their careers to a new level. The man who founded INSEAD, Georges Frédéric Doriot, had a knack […]

A VC That Uses AI to Find Startups to Invest In

Over the years we’ve found many companies out there that really want to tell their story but don’t know the best way to do that. What they usually end up doing is paying some PR firm who will then cold call us asking if we want “a pitch,” and we then tell them to pack […]

A Marijuana Venture Capital Firm Has an IPO

If you were watching the market yesterday, you may have noticed the complete lunacy on display as shares of Tilray breached $250 per share. It’s almost impossible to fathom such irrational exuberance. When the company CEO sat down on CNBC’s Mad Money recently, talking about his company reaching a $100 billion market cap, people must have […]

The “Best” Chinese Venture Capital Firms

If you follow the latest news coming out of Silicon Valley, you may have heard tech pundits bantering recently about the extent to which the Chinese plan to dominate the world using a complex strategy called working harder. Confucius says, “the harder you work, the luckier you get”, and the Chinese have taken this to […]

7 Artificial Intelligence Focused VC Funds

As responsible investors, we want to invest in proven companies and technologies that have put in some miles, while keeping one eye on what may be coming towards us on the road ahead. Plus, it’s just cool to see what’s happening at the forefront of any industry, even if most ideas (and more than a […]

10 Venture Capital Databases for Startup Data

We do a lot of research on startup companies here at Nanalyze. (You should see the callouses on our click-and-drag index fingers.) Finding the latest and greatest startup data on private companies isn’t easy. As great and powerful as Google may be, getting 13 million results on a data search for “xyz startup” isn’t as helpful as it […]

The Top 12 Venture Capital Firms You Should Know About

An expert knowledge of finance isn’t a prerequisite to writing good content about investing. Sure, it helps to know some of the terminology like what the “efficient market hypothesis” is but when all is said and done, we’re here because we want to identify the most exciting emerging technologies out there that have a high […]

TINY: Are Shareholders About to be Rewarded?

In a July 2013 article, we highlighted Harris and Harris (NASDAQ:TINY), a publicly traded venture capital company that is focused on investing in companies that are involved in disruptive technologies. The article noted that TINY has not been a good long term investment. If you had been invested in TINY over the past 5 years, you […]