What top VCs look for in gaming startups

VCs would love to invest in your game, as long as you know how to answer their questions correctly. This excerpt is from Wagner James Au's "Game Design Secrets" (Wiley) now available in paperback and ebook.…

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VC funding for web reaches 10 year high

Venture capital investments continued to grow at a rapid clip during Q2 2011, with investments in Internet-specific companies rising to the highest quarterly level since 2001. But some industry experts are saying that the current level of VC activity may be unsustainable.…

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Survival Is Not a Strategy

In these perilous economic times, the layoff memos often follow a familiar refrain: "We have cut costs by 20 percent. That gives us an additional year's runway. Or two." But while yes, companies can cut costs and prolong their survival, when it comes to startups, just because they can doesn't mean they should.…

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Mobilize: The VC Panel

We’re rounding out the panels with a gathering of VCs. Venture funding for mobile has been energized by the iPhone App Store…

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