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Join us for Crowdfunding Investors & Workshop in Boston
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The first anniversary of US President Barack Obama signing the JOBS Act will see Grow VC Group Chairman Jouko Ahvenainen and other top crowdfunding platform leaders at Thomson Reuters’ Innovative Investing Symposium 2013. Jouko Ahvenainen will chair a panel discussion “Ecosystems Embracing Crowd Funding”, a topic of interest especially for Fund Managers, Broker Dealers, Asset… Read more…

The Porter Model
Thursday, June 14th, 2012

by Joseph Baker If your larger model business organization is enjoying a bounty of success in your given market, you may be seeking additional ways to increase your company’s earning power. If your company has a surplus of funds available and you are itching to keep the money flowing in with as little effort as… Read more…

GrowVC at SXSW
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Just as last year, GrowVC will have a more prominent presence at SXSW with several of our team members on the ground. There are various opportunities for meeting up with us, so make sure you shoot us an e-mail e.g. jouko at or a Tweet @GrowVC and let’s make it happen! On Friday 9th… Read more…

5 Steps to Make the Funding Market Work: Grow VC 2-year Review and Future
Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Some time ago I read a book about Goldman Sachs, maybe the world’s most respected finance institution in the 20th century. It’s still a top tier company, but the last years in the finance sector has created dents in the reputation of  many traditional finance companies. Therefore now it’s ample time to build the future… Read more…

Affinity China Taps Into Luxury Market in China
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Recently we wrote about Silicon Valley and seasoned entrepreneurs finding investment opportunities outside of the US. A topical case example emerged as Dave McClure’s 500 Startups and other experienced investors just invested in the company Affinity China, clearly seeing the potential of the Chinese market and the development for the longer term. The Chinese market is indeed… Read more…