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Forward contracts in private equity: The unnecessary risk

Bill Clark on January 28th, 2016

CEO Bill Clark discusses the risks of using forward contracts in secondary transactions

Biotech elbows its way in

John George on December 23rd, 2015

How Biomeme leveraged MicroVentures to exceed early-stage fundraising goals

Preparing Your Company for JOBS Act Title III Fundraising

Bill Clark on November 18th, 2015

CEO Bill Clark outlines six best practices for a successful fundraise under Title III of the JOBS Act

Meet Bill Clark, founder and CEO of MicroVentures

Steven Loeb on October 31st, 2015

Q&A with CEO Bill Clark as part of VatorNews’ “Meet the VC” series

At Long Last, SEC Provides Final Crowdfunding Rules

Alex Lash on October 30th, 2015

CEO Bill Clark quoted on the impact of Title III of the JOBS Act on crowdfunding platforms

Equity crowdfunding rules are finally coming to a vote on Friday. Here's what you need to know.

Catherine Clifford on October 30th, 2015

CEO Bill Clark quoted on the impact of audit requirements on Title III fundraising

The post-bubble shift to pre-IPO investments

Bill Clark on October 28th, 2015

CEO Bill Clark discusses the trend toward late-stage investments

Creating Your Startup Investment Portfolio Using Crowdfunding

Sohin Shah on October 20th, 2015

MicroVentures featured as secondary investment platform

BioBots raises $1.25 million

Juliana Reyes on September 2nd, 2015

How BioBots leveraged the MicroVentures platform for their $1.25 million seed round

MicroVentures Brings Venture Investing to the (Accredited) Masses

David Holley on March 11th, 2015

Interview with CEO Bill Clark on equity crowdfunding

MicroVentures Claims $50 Million Equity Crowdfunding Milestone

JD Alois on September 17th, 2014

Summary of MicroVentures’ portfolio and traction as an equity crowdfunding platform

An Idea Getting Tougher to Fund: Venture Capital

Elaine Pofeldt on June 9th, 2014

Crowdfunding success can give a startup proof of concept, paving the way to later funding from VC.

7 Steps To Monetize Your Shares In A Company

Prasad Akella and Ben Smith on June 19th, 2014

MicroVentures highlighted as a leader in secondary market investment options.

3D Printing Materials Developer Structured Polymers Raises $1.2 Million Through Equity Crowdfunding Platform MicroVentures

Structured Polymers on June 3rd, 2014

Bypassing Traditional Venture Capital, MicroVentures Facilitated Seed Round of Funding for Startup in Less Than a Week

The 5 Keys to Becoming a MicroVentures Angel Investor

MicroVentures on January 1st, 2014

If you’re serious about becoming an angel investor and could use a venture capital adviser to help guide you through the process, MicroVentures is the right choice.

Twitter Could Price IPO Well Above New $23-$25 Range, After Strong Private Market Interest

Matthew Panzarino on November 4th, 2013

MicroVentures CEO, Tim Sullivan discusses the evolving Twitter IPO range.

MicroVentures Brings First Equity CrowdFunded Company to Exit

MicroVentures on November 4th, 2013

Listed in 2011, Republic Project was the first investment opportunity on the MicroVentures equity crowdfunding platform and is also the first liquidity event, or "exit," for investors in this new space.

10 Top Crowdfunding Websites

Sally Outlaw on October 10th, 2013

MicroVentures listed among the Top 10 Crowdfunding Websites

Is Twitter's $12.88 Valuation Fair?

Deirdre Bolton on October 4th, 2013

MicroVentures CEO, Tim Sullivan discusses his thoughts on the IPO and valuation of our portfolio company Twitter with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg TV's #MoneyMoves.

Connecting Angel Investors and Startups

Deirdre Bolton on September 23rd, 2013

MicroVentures CEO, Tim Sullivan discusses his investment ideas with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television’s “Money Moves.”

In The Crowdfunding Gold Rush, This Company Has A Rare Edge

J.J. Colao on June 5th, 2013

Compelling article in Forbes about how MicroVentures began and proceeded to help startups raise millions of dollars on the platform.

Why Due Diligence Matters in Equity Crowdfunding

MicroVentures on May 25th, 2013

MicroVentures offers opportunities that have been vetted and reviewed prior to listing, in order for the investor to make an intelligent and informed investment decision.

MicroVentures Doles Out $16M in Investments While it ‘Patiently Waits’ for the SEC

Christina Farr on May 16th, 2013

MicroVentures has reached $16 million in investments today and claims to have surpassed any other equity-based crowdfunding platform.

“In The Studio,” MicroVentures’ Tim Sullivan Crowdfunds Retail Angel Investments In Startups

Semil Shah on April 25th, 2013

Tim Sullivan, CEO of MicroVentures, discussed our business model with Semil Shah on TechCrunch TV. The discussion included our approach to crowdfunding, thoughts on the venture capital landscape, the evolution that has occurred, and where the industry stands today.

Crowdfunded Startups

Scott McGraw on April 25th, 2013

MicroVentures CEO, Tim Sullivan, was in the NBC Bay Area studio discussing the MicroVentures business model. With the JOBS Act still pending with the SEC, Tim explains MicroVentures ability to operate outside of this legislation.

Crowd Funding for a Piece of the Startup Pie

Carl Quintanilla on April 1st, 2013

Tim Sullivan was interviewed on CNBC for Squawk on the Street's featured segment, "Squawk Breathrough" to discuss the MicroVentures model and the current funding landscape for early staged companies.

MicroVentures' App to Match Startups and Investors

Pimm Fox on February 26th, 2013

MicroVentures CEO, Tim Sullivan, joined Bloomberg TV's Pimm Fox to discuss the MicroVentures app being debuted at Launch Festival

An Open Invitation: How One Startup Is Looking to Change Angel Investing

Trevor Gilbert on May 31st, 2012

MicroVentures is an investment firm that crowd-funds startups with capital from a large pool of angel investors, billing itself as the connector for angel investors and startups.

Buying Into Facebook Pre-IPO

NYT Dealbook on September 30, 2011

MicroVentures buys private shares of Facebook ahead of anticipated IPO.

MicroVentures Merges Venture Capital and Peer to Peer Lending

ABMN Staff on May 8th, 2011

MicroVentures Marketplace has launched a new service that aims to bring concepts from peer to peer lending into the world of venture capital.

Crowdfunding Your Startup with MicroVentures

Audrey Watters on April 26th, 2011

Crowdfunding has become a popular way to fund a variety of projects, from small-scale endeavors to large-scale, literally earth-shaping efforts.

MicroVentures Funds First Three Deals

Michele Warren on April 25th, 2011

A former risk manager in the small-business space, Bill Clark says he has a "passion for start-ups." As a risk manager, he saw just how difficult it could be for a fledgling company to raise enough money to get itself off the ground.

My First P2P Venture Capital Investment

PETER RENTON on January 24th, 2011

Last week I made a venture capital investment in a company I had never heard of until a few days before. I don’t have a massive venture fund and I didn’t invest a large sum of money. I joined with many other investors in a private security offering through MicroVentures.

Austin-based Website Caters to Small Investors, Start-ups

Sheryl Jean on November 30th, 2010

A website that combines peer-to-peer financing with micro venture capital offers a new opportunity for start-ups and investors alike...

MicroVentures: MicroFinancing For Business Startups

Silicon Valley Blogger  on November 29th, 2010

In today’s economy, getting a loan is tough. Fewer banks than ever before are loaning money for things like cars, houses, or other personal expenses.

Interview with Bill Clark, MicroVenture Marketplace

TTP Staff on November 8th, 2010

Bill Clark, Founder of MicroVentures, talks about the company and how its opening up access to startup investing.

Funding Options for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Karen E. Klein on September 23rd, 2010

It's not easy for startups that lack experience and connections to raise money. Microfinance, crowdfunding, and incubators are worth pursuing, say business owners...

New Peer to Peer Venture Capital Investing Website Launches in Austin, TX

MicroVentures on September 9th, 2010

MicroVentures is positioned as the future of venture capital funding, facilitating investment in tenable entrepreneurial ventures...

MicroVentures Marketplace Gains First Peer-to-Peer FINRA License

Julien Weston on August 1st, 2010

MicroVentures Marketplace Inc., recently obtained its Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) independent Broker/Dealer license, becoming the very first company to obtain a license for online peer-to-peer private placement investments.

Venture Funding, One Dollar at a Time

Jason Ankeny on June 21st, 2010

As the global credit crisis grinds on, it's getting tougher than ever for startups to secure financing. Commercial and industrial loans authorized by U.S. banks--including small-business funding--declined at an annual rate of 21 percent in the first quarter of 2010, and venture financing can be difficult to obtain.

Austin Entrepreneur Launches Online Investment Matchmaking

Christopher Calnan on April 25th, 2010

An Austin entrepreneur has launched a website designed to connect investors with businesses looking for capital. William Clark launched Microventures.com this month for investors to register for future deals...

Microventures Offers P2P Investment Platform

Kevin LaHaise on April 1st, 2010

Entrepreneurs in the central Texas region have good reason to be excited this week. Not only has Austin been recognized repeatedly for the relative strength of its local economy in recent weeks, but on Monday, Austin-based Microventures launched its new site for peer-to-peer venture funding.

New Service Aims To Enable ‘Peer-To-Peer’ Early Investing

Timothy Hay on April 7th, 2010

A group of executives from the financial-services industry has started what they call a peer-to-peer platform for early-stage investing, with the hope of connecting angel investors with promising start-ups. Austin, Texas-based MicroVentures officially launched...