What is Venture Capital?

Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley

The term “venture capital” or “VC” was only known in financial circles a few short decades ago.  The internet booms of the 1990s and early 2000s changed all that.  Today, most entrepreneurs know that, if they have the right idea, they may be able to get VC funds to help build their idea into a successful company — or to expand their fledgling company into a market leader.

Still, many people don’t fully understand what venture capital is or how it works. They just know it has something to do with funding all those major — and minor … Read the rest