Showcasing that you have an innovative idea, understand your market need and have a talented team can get you in the door with the right potential partner. Yaron Ben-Zvi Published 11:30 am CDT, Friday, August 3, 2018 Photo: Hero Images| Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Hero Images| Getty Images VCs These Days Are Off Chasing Unicorns. But You Have Another Funding Option: Acquisition. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In today’s competitive venture capital environment, it can prove challenging for startups to secure investors. According to a recentTechCrunch report, VCs are making only half as many investments in technology companies as they did in 2014 and are cutting down on early-stage companies. Instead, they are seeking out “unicorns,” or companies with the potential to lead … [Read more...] about VCs These Days Are Off Chasing Unicorns. But You Have Another Funding Option: Acquisition.
Authorities released details Thursday about a pursuit in Missouri that eventually ended with gunfire in Arkansas and the deaths of a man and an Arkansas State Police dog. James Edward Blackmon of St. Louis was stopped by state police shortly before 7 p.m. Monday on Interstate 55 in Mississippi County after his vehicle was identified as one that was sought by Missouri authorities, according to a news release from state police. Deputies from the Pemiscot County sheriff's office had tried to pull over Blackmon's dark Chevrolet four-door passenger vehicle about 6:30 p.m. that day near Hayti, Mo., Chief Deputy Joe Bryant said. The vehicle was headed south, toward the Arkansas state line, according to the spokesman. Bryant said the Chevrolet was "driving erratically" and led deputies on a short chase to the state line, where they ended their pursuit and notified Arkansas authorities. When state troopers stopped Blackmon near Luxora, he ran away and two troopers and a Mississippi County … [Read more...] about Details of deadly chase emerge
(WXYZ) - Two people are dead after a crash involving four vehicles overnight.According to Detroit Police, a Corvette took off from a traffic stop in Southfield leading Southfield police officers on a chase. The chase was called off when the driver crossed into the city of Detroit.Around 1:30a.m., the driver of the Corvette struck a Pacifica at Telegraph and Grand River on Detroit's west side. The single occupants of both vehicles were killed. Shortly after, a Dodge Charger struck the Pacifica and a nearby Chrysler 200. The four occupants of the Charger ran from the scene.The cause of the crashes remains under investigation. … [Read more...] about Two killed in four-car crash in Detroit; one car involved in police chase
By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — This was a different kind of police chase. >> Read more trending news Slow pursuits are common, but one outside a Walmart in South Carolina on Wednesday was unusual.That’s because the slow pursuit in Summerville involved police trying to get a man in a motorized shopping cart to stop, WCSC reported. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Palm Beach County mugshots: Arrest photos from Palm Beach County 2 PBSO IDs three arrested after raid on alleged illegal slaughterhouse 3 Beach access near me: Jupiter, North Palm Beach, Boynton, Boca Raton In a video posted to social media by Daniel Williams, an unidentified man wearing a black T-shirt, aviator cap and black pants was seen riding in the parking lot while police drove alongside it with blue lights flashing, WCSC reported.Summerville police Lt. T.J. … [Read more...] about Slow pursuit: Police in South Carolina chase man driving Walmart motorized shopping cart
Angelique S. Chengelis The Detroit News Published 10:17 p.m. UTC Aug 2, 2018 It was a 60-second FaceTime chat, short and sweet, but long enough for Chase Winovich to, even a week later, feel emotional about conversing with Conor McGregor, the Irish UFC fighter he has long admired and often quotes. Winovich, entering his final season at Michigan after struggling with the decision to stay or leave for the NFL, said he went through a number of “channels” before that one-minute FaceTime meeting. “It was just a cool, really cool experience,” Winovich said at Big Ten media days last week. “I’ve always been a huge admirer of how he approaches things. It was special. It was quick, but we said a lot. “I started off saying how much respect I have for him. I get goosebumps thinking about it. He goes, 'It goes both ways, brother,' and that was cool.” More: Ohio State puts Urban Meyer on paid leave as it investigates Zach Smith case And … [Read more...] about Returning to Michigan wasn’t an easy call for Chase Winovich