What you can expect from a venture capital firm

What should you expect when you approach a venture capital firm for a loan? How about if you are approaching them for investment purposes? This article will attempt to cover both aspects of what you can expect from a venture capital firm, and how to get the most out of the ones you will encounter.

http://barackoli.com/what-you-can-expect-from-a-venture-capital-firm/

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Why small-business owners raid the college fund

Gambling is a game in which the odds are against you. With entrepreneurship, the odds continue to get better as you learn what you’re doing and you get market presence. It is a game of risk and reward, mistakes and lessons, progress and setbacks, success and failure. It’s about following your dream, your passion.

http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/26/why-small-business-owners-raid-the-college-fund/

Bionic eyes may no longer be science fiction soon

While the phrase bionic retinas may conjure images of Steve Austin in “The Six Million Dollar Man” or Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” technology to create vision where none, or very little, exists, is not a television fantasy. Companies concentrating on damaged retinas look poised for success as the technology inches toward measurable achievement.

http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2010/04/26/bionic-eye-companies-set-sights-on-next-generation-of-vision-tech/?mod=rss_WSJBlog