Tag Archives: social media

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 …

VC Social Media Battle

By now you are aware of the social media boom that has been spreading like wildfire across the globe. Social media is making it easier and faster to communicate to people all over the globe. David Teten, a Partner with ff Venture Capital and Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New …

Entrepreneur Networking for Venture Capitlaists

On my last couple blogs I have really been trying to captivate why social media is important, not only in our daily lives, but also our business lives as well. Another topic I want to discuss is how networking can help you achieve more success.  You know by now that networking and staying connected is essential in …

How Social Media is an Accelerator for Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms

A common consensus among some financial services (private equity and venture capital companies) professionals is that it is not necessary for their firms to become involved in social media. Maybe this was the case a few years ago; however, more and more Venture Capital and Private Equity companies are hopping …

Three CRM Trends to Follow

Some of the major business world booms involve the cloud, social media, and on-the-go technologies. It is no surprise that the following trends are shaping the future of CRMs. Cloud: The origin of customer information that is the most important most likely exists outside company in conversation on social media …

LinkedIn to Outlook to EquityTouch

Want to save time during the work day? Who doesn’t?  Do you find yourself wasting time copying and pasting, or typing in people’s information to create contacts? Thanks to the LinkedIn grab tool, those days of manually typing in information are over. It instantly creates new Outlook contacts without copying, …

Ready to Take On the Role of Sherlock Holmes? Pledge projects, not scams.

As discussed in our previous blog, one of the main fears that has surface from the latest provisions of the JOBs Act is potential fraud issues. We wanted to let you know that a few investor scams have already been discovered, such as Little Monster Productions’ Mythic: The Story of …

Ways to Improve Deal Sourcing

David Teten, CEO of Navon Partners, released a study of how private equity and venture capital funds originate new investments. The study was published in the Winter 2010 issue of the Journal of Private Equity. Teten’s findings offer suggestions of how private equity and venture capital firms can find and …