Lighter Capital takes a different approach to startup financing

The new world of startup finance is very strange. Private equity is increasingly dipping down to finance startups. Meanwhile, venture capital funds are being forced to use every financial tool imagin

Japanese Personal Finance App Moneytree Raises $1.6M To Expand Into The U.S.

<a target="_blank" href="">Moneytree</a>, a personal finance <a target="_blank" href="">iOS app</a>, has received $1.6 milli

Venture Dollars Drop 31 Percent In Third Quarter, Led By Decline In CleanTech Fundings

<img src=""> For all the hair-pulling that too much venture money is being thrown at startups, the third quarter actually saw a 31 per

More Data Points to Uptick In Third Quarter Venture Funding

<img src="" width="215" height="108" /> More venture dollars went into startups in the third quarter than the two previous quarter

Venture Capital Dollars Stabilize in Second Quarter at Mid-1990s Levels

<img src="" width="215" height="146" /> Venture capital dollars going to startups in the U.S. stabilized in the second quart