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How to Gain Venture Capital Investments - What You always Wanted to Ask a VC but never Dared to Do

How to Gain Venture Capital Investments - What You always Wanted to Ask a VC but never Dared to Do

This video was recorded at 3rd Annual European Semantic Technology Conference (ESTC), Vienna 2009. VCs discuss the actual market and finance situation for start ups and will give practical insides: how to approach VCs! what do they expect from the start ups! how are they evaluating proposals! whats the expected relationship VC/start-up! how do you select the companies you invest in? if you can choose only one selection criteria for your investments, would it be team, business model or technology?how important are the exit channels? Is semantic web an attractive investment target technology and why - what does it mean for entrepreneurs? Can European investors build attractive semantic web technology companies or must European entrepreneurs go to the US?

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