Jason D. Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter based in Chicago.

A Peek Inside Alphabet’s Investing Universe

Unless you’re a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur, or a slightly obsessive technology journalist, you may not know that Google—or, more properly, Alphabet, the corporate parent to the search and Internet ad giant—is also in the business of investing in startups. And, like most of what Google does, Alphabet invests at scale.

February 14, 2018

Raise Softly And Deliver A Big Exit

In the world of venture capital, the prospect of a successful “exit” looms large in the minds of investors. A VC’s business model is less about the money that goes into a startup than it’s about what comes out. That’s why multiples are important.

February 06, 2018