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Trends We Saw at Techstars Austin Demo Day

Trends We Saw at Techstars Austin Demo Day

We at MicroVentures were honored to attend the Techstars Austin Demo Day this year. Founded in 2007, Techstars operates accelerator programs in cities across the U.S. and the world, including Austin, Boston, Boulder, Los Angeles, Seattle, Berlin, Paris, and Toronto. … Continue reading

Why Board Games Aren’t Going Anywhere (and How Crowdfunding is Leading the Charge)

Why Board Games Aren’t Going Anywhere (and How Crowdfunding is Leading the Charge)

While board games may bring to mind memories of playing drawn-out sessions of Monopoly, arguing over the rules of Risk, or finally rolling a Yahtzee, the times have changed. Now alongside the classics – like Candy Land, Battleship, and The … Continue reading

How accurate is Shark Tank, really?

How accurate is Shark Tank, really?

With ABC’s television series Shark Tank came a surge of everyday people interested in investing in startups. While Shark Tank is certainly a unique syndicated show, with its talk of equity, valuations, and debt, how well does the show portray … Continue reading

Equity Crowdfunding Regulations: Title III

Equity Crowdfunding Regulations: Title III

In our fourth and final post on equity crowdfunding regulations, we’re discussing Title III of the JOBS Act, which went into effect on May 16, 2016. With the popularity of crowdfunding, especially its use to raise funds for a variety … Continue reading

New Tech Enhances the Craft Beverage Revolution

New Tech Enhances the Craft Beverage Revolution

The craft beverage industry has been going through a revolution in recent years. Now more than ever, people are choosing craft beer and cider over the big-name domestic beer brands. Though cider is typically considered more popular abroad, the U.S. cider market … Continue reading