Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

Stuck on the Rough Draft? Rough Draft Ventures can help get your business going.

Boston-area students are by far the best and brightest; driven by their entrepreneurial ideals and passion for success. Last December Rough Draft Ventures, a Boston grown venture capital firm, set out on a mission to make small investments into startups led by Boston-area students as a way to help them …

Lifting an 80 year old ban on public funding: Are the rewards worth the journey?

  Lifting an 80 year old ban on public funding: Are the rewards worth the journey? In October of 2011, an unofficial IPO Task force led the way to the beginning of Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. Kate Mitchell, a key role player of the Taskforce explained that with …

Jumpstarting a Small Business: 6 Ways the SEC’s JOBS Act will affect your Small Business.

  Are you an entrepreneur? Do you own a small business? Has it been difficult to find investors to grow your small business? If you answered yes to any of these questions then I can only hope that you’ve heard of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startup) Act that went …

Demystifying the Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry for Entrepreneurs

There is no doubt that the private equity and venture capital industry has carved out a leading role at the heart of fostering economic development, job growth, and innovation.  Both private equity and venture capital are the lubricant of business formation and absolutely essential to any capitalist economic system. The …