If you’re looking for a place to find like-minded individuals in a business setting, then LinkedIn groups are a good place to start. It’s a great spot to get and share information, get answers, and even search for or post jobs and business opportunities. As a venture capitalist it’s important to stay connected and on top of news and trends in the industry, so we’ve gathered a few LinkedIn groups to keep you in the know.
Venture Capital: Funds, Growth Capital Funding, Business Capital & Financing: WIth 46,525 members, this group is focused on sharing events, connections, and videos as well as resources and training on the venture capital industry. This group was created by Richard C. WIlson of The Miami Family Office, a $500M AUM single family office.
Impact Entrepreneur: This group is organized by Laurie Lane-Zucker, founder and CEO of the Impact Entrepreneur Center. It is listed as an official “Best LinkedIn Group” and has 15,914 members. Impact Entrepreneur is in the business of change, and hosts entrepreneurs, investors and scholars who are interested in creative visioning.
Startup Entrepreneurs Network: This a group dedicated to networking for startups, investors, VCs, and Angels. SEN has 29,004 members and was started by John Ricci, founder of US Angels, a group that invests in technology, healthcare/life sciences and other sectors across the US.
Private Equity Investor Relations, Fundraising, Placement and Investment (and Venture Capital, too): This is a new group that already has over 31,000 members. It’s for anyone involved in investing, VC funds, and private equity. It’s a great place to post and share articles and insight and to engage in open discussion about current topics.
International Wealth Management Group: This group is for networking, discussions and investment opportunities. It currently has over 18,000 members and is open to all, especially those with interest in wealth management.
This list just scratches the surface of all of the wonderful groups out there. We think you’ll find that LinkedIn groups can be a quick way to network and share opportunities, opinions, and know-how.
Liza Dickinson is a freelance virtual assistant, writer, and master of keeping people organized. She coordinates TEN Funding events and manages TEN social media outreach.
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