Through the years, the opportunity to introduce good entrepreneurs with fine products to larger companies or investors to help their company and product grow. While preparing materials for presentations, the money behind the technology used by accounting professionals. While who owns what changes daily, investment strategies illustrate what will happen in the future. While my personal preference is to create and operate, many operators prefer to create and flip, taking the money they have made and choosing to do something else.

The links in this post should help you navigate who is holding what. My intent is certainly not to show you all technology company holdings, but to simply illustrate a few that are critical to accounting professionals. First, consider a simple listing of Venture Capital Partners And Firms. (You can click through these links to see a simple list of each.)

Now for a few examples of VC firms and representative holdings:

While certainly not a comprehensive list, this quick reference can help you navigate the money behind the technology. By the way, media coverage is changing, too.

  • Endeavor Business Media, LLC (CPA Practice Advisor, formerly Southcomm Publishing Company, Inc. formerly Cygnus Business Media)
  • Gannett (The Hutchinson News, formerly Harris Enterprises, Gatehouse Media)
  • Gray Television, Inc. (KWCH, formerly KTVH, Smith Broadcasting, Sunflower Broadcasting, Tribune Interactive)
  • Observer Capital (Arizant, publisher of Accounting Today formerly SourceMedia from Thomson to Investcorp)
  • Sift Limited (AccountingWeb)

About rpjohnston

Randy Johnston has been an entrepreneur, technologist, consultant, and teacher for most of his career. He is best known for his early and on-going expertise in networks, accounting software, paperless, and CPA Firm technology. He has the ability to make complex technology understandable to any person. No wonder he is often referred to as The Last Renaissance Man. He has consulted for most leading technology companies in the U.S.

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