Boston Venture Post Pandemic Event

Qodeo partnered with Boston University Questrom School of Business for another research project. Watch this webinar for latest insights on the VC/PE industry in the Boston region! Opening remarks from Barbara Bickart – Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at Questrom School of Business, followed by presentations and a panel discussion featuring BU’s Professor Greg […]

Clearing the bias hurdle for African American entrepreneurs

With VCs historically investing in narrow networks, geographic and diversity bias has made it increasingly difficult for investors to pierce the glass ceiling and gain access to capital. Qodeo Advisory Board Member and Duke University innovation maven, Stephen Fusi has penned some thoughts for those facing these challenges. The challenges facing investors and diverse, regional […]

The long hard road to raising funds and one genius shortcut

At a time when speed to market is everything, entrepreneurs are spending hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars seeking funding, only to come up empty. We look at the barriers faced by entrepreneurs on the long road to raising funds and explore how Qodeo provides a shortcut around them. Founders of growth entrepreneurial businesses […]

Why VC/PE is a cottage industry and how to get inside

Despite trillions in wealth under management in venture capital, private equity and angel investing, it remains a cottage industry. We give you 7 reasons that make it so, and plenty of reasons to not let that get in the way of your fundraising. If you’re new to capital/private equity (VC/PE), or even if you’ve been […]

How to beat bias and connect with VCs, PEs and Angels

If your business is located outside of a major center, or your founder didn’t go to the right business school (or any business school), you might find that bias is keeping you off the radar for funding. Intentionally or not, bias also limits returns for the VC community, and stunts economic growth. It’s time for […]

Insider tips for the entrepreneur pitch

VCs, private equity firms and angels/family offices are far from a homogeneous breed. But there are some key success factors that will attract interest from a potential backer, whether you’re a start-up or an established business ready to take it to the next level.