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Angel investor market picks up: UNH analysis

Submitted by the Center for Venture Research DURHAM, N.H. – Following a considerable contraction in investment dollars in 2008 and 2009, the angel investor …

Crowd-funding would provide diversification of capital

The ability to attract small amounts of capital from many different investors through crowd-funding platforms …

Bankers bearish on U.S. IPO market: BDO

  While early projections for IPOs in 2012 aren’t promising, Lee Graul of BDO USA points out that investor…

Last-minute surge in IPOs points to uptick in 2012: PwC report

Submitted by PricewaterhouseCoopers   NEW YORK – Dec. 20, 2011 – A number of new  offerings in the fourth…

Emerging markets gain traction for IPOs: PwC

Submitted by PricewaterhouseCoopers Emerging market activity in public offerings has increased during the past seven years, according to…

Forecast for M&A activity remains mixed

Submitted by PricewaterhouseCoopers   NEW YORK, NY – December 12, 2011 – Volatile equity markets slowed mounting U.S. deal activity in the third and fourth quarters, following growing deal momentum…

First-half angel investments climb 5 percent

By the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire DURHAM, N.H. –…

Want funding? Think sustainability

— The business case for environmental sustainability is accelerating. Aside from appealing to environmentally conscious…

Jane Adams Hull House receives funding for microentrepreneurs

The Jane Adams Hull House Association in Chicago is one of 100 nonprofits throughout the United States to receive a grant this year from the U.S. Small Business Association’s Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME). The grants, which total $7.6 million nationally, are designed to help the nonprofits provide business training and technical assistance to low-income entrepreneurs […]

Companies find ready market for IPOs

When Northbrook-based Nanosphere has needed capital, it has been able to find it, including on the open market. The company, which makes advanced molecular diagnostic systems, has raised $300 million to date, including government grants, private equity and $103 million from a 2007 initial public offering after paying $10 million in related expenses. It closed […]

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