FundingPost Receives Recognition in Wall Street Journal Online
FundingPost, a firm specializing in introducing Entrepreneurs to interested VCs and Angel Investors, was recently acknowledged in the WSJ Online.
Entrepreneurs to interested Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors for over eight years, is honored to have it’s recent NY Venture Capital event covered and quoted in the Wall Street Journal Online.
The Wall Street Journal Online article is entitled ‘Six Ways to Land Venture Funding’. The article outlines the Do’s and Don’ts of gaining the attention of Venture Capitalists in this current economic climate. A climate FundingPost has found to be challenging, but still opportunistic for companies backed by a well organized plan of action. The original
article can be found at http://online.wsj.com/
FundingPost partner, Howie Schwartz, was referenced in the article as follows- ‘Many sources - including big pension funds, college endowments and, in some cases, high-net-worth individuals - have failed to meet commitments to some funds, making this one of the most challenging environments for venture capital since the dawn of the industry,’ The FundingPost director is then directly quoted 'No one is admitting this,
but we're seeing it anecdotally'.
In reference to the subject matter in the article, FundingPost Director Joe Rubin adds- 'While funding is down overall, there’s still opportunities for a well organized company with vision, a solid plan, and strong infrastructure."
Additionally, several of the VCs who spoke at the FundingPost event were quoted, such as DFJ Gotham Ventures, Greenhill SAVP, Launch Capital and RRE Ventures. The quotes from these VCs gave great advice, the Do’s and Don’t’s of raising capital.
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With over 9,500 CEOs and 620 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 18 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,500 VC & Angel Investor members & over 110,000 companies, that has, on average, made an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur every business day since its inception; FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline. FundingPost has been responsible for Millions and Millions of dollars in Venture Capital Raised!
FundingPost has had the opportunity to work with thousands of Angel and Venture Capital Investors over the past 8 years representing over $106.4 Billion.