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Emerging Conferences for Startups Seeking Traction

June 02 2015

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Emerging Conferences for Startups Seeking Traction

Startups looking to be showcased on a big stage aren’t limited to the biggest, well-known conferences. Here are three emerging conferences that put new companies on the map. 

Verizon Venture Forum: IoT – Connecting Devices To Drive Solutions

May 21 2015

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Verizon Venture Forum: IoT – Connecting Devices To Drive Solutions

Our recent Venture Forum provided us with a clearer understanding of the catalysis and drivers for IoT. Here are some key takeaways from the day. 

Fueling Innovation: A Look at Where Powerful Answers are Coming From

May 20 2015

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Fueling Innovation: A Look at Where Powerful Answers are Coming From

Now that we are midway through the Powerful Answers Award submission process, we wanted to get a feel for who was submitting ideas, in what categories and from where. Check out this infographic for facts on submissions.

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jonathan Evans, CEO of Skyward

April 28 2015

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Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jonathan Evans, CEO of Skyward

Get to know Skyward CEO Jonathan Evans, the latest company to join Verizon Ventures’ portfolio. 

Why We Need More VCs with Engineering Degrees

April 27 2015

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Why We Need More VCs with Engineering Degrees

There is a movement afoot that may begin to narrow the gap between funders and founders: more engineers are taking the road to venture capital. 

Top 5 Locations for Verizon Ventures Portfolio Companies

April 20 2015

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Top 5 Locations for Verizon Ventures Portfolio Companies

Innovation can’t be tied down to one single location. We list the top 5 locations of our portfolio companies, along with reasons these areas are big draws for startups. 

Investing in Virtual Reality Companies Could Soon Deliver Real Profits

April 14 2015

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Investing in Virtual Reality Companies Could Soon Deliver Real Profits

Virtual Reality has made inroads in gaming, but could soon make the jump to other facets of daily life. We explore some of the nearest-term investment opportunities in virtual reality. 

A Marathon Three Days at Launch Festival

April 10 2015

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A Marathon Three Days at Launch Festival

UAVs and how to stand out from the crowd. Here are some key takeaways from Verizon Ventures’ experience at Launch Festival. 

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