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  • WATCHING WEBSITES  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Lean analytics: Questions VCs should ask (and you'd better answer)
    This is a great metric because you can track it month over month, and understand the impact of hiring or capital expenditure on the site. The same way the lean startup phenomenon is a reaction to the years of easy venture capital, lean analytics are a reaction to the mounds of data we’re drowning in. Sorry about that.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Venture Capital] [U.S.] Small Businesses Look To Hire In The Next Six Months: Pepperdine
    The findings come from the initial results of a survey of 7,502 small privately-held businesses with revenues of less than US$5 million dollars by the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project with the cooperation of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Access To Capital Key Reason Why Small Businesses Not Able To Hire.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016
    [Venture Capital] The Rise Of Nordic Health
    Last year Slush brought together 15,000 attendees, including 1,700 startups, 800 venture capital investors and 630 journalists from exactly 100 countries. This guest post is written by Bogdana Gamburg , the coordinator of Finnish health & wellness startup association HealthSPA. Why should we care about this?
  • ASK THE VC  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Raouf: Should You Care About Your VC’s Investors?
    Today’s runner up post is from Fred Wilson at Union Square Ventures titled 30/10/10  where he explains a pattern to the metrics he sees across his portfolio for both web and mobile apps. VC firm credibility : The quality of a VC can often be judged by the quality of its LPs. High-quality LPs invest in high-quality VCs.
  • A VC : VENTURE CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGY  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Some New Stuff From USV
    The idea for office hours comes from our friends at First Round Capital and Foundry Group. Tags: Venture Capital and Technology Yesterday we kicked off "office hours" for USV. We did it with this post on the USV twitter account. We got 68 responses in a few hours for 32 slots. We try to tweet out a job or two every day.
  • A VC : VENTURE CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Thanks For Entrepreneurs
    Tags: Venture Capital and Technology
  • GENUINE VC  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Excited to Co-Found a New Micro VC Firm
    My new partners, Rob Go and Lee Hower , and I are very enthusiastic about starting our new firm, NextView Ventures. The three of us believe that there is a compelling market opportunity on the east coast for a new seed-stage venture capital firm for founders starting internet-enabled businesses. Stay tuned for more to come
  • VC READY BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Anatomy of a Term Sheet: Stock Purchase Agreement
    These posts refer to the model Series A Term Sheet put out by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and available for download here. * * * * * * * * * *. NOTE: This is the ninth post in our series about standard terms in early stage equity financings. Representations and Warranties. Conditions to Closing.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Four Reasons Index Ventures Invested In Grey Area
    million euro series A round from Index Ventures, London Venture Partners and Initial Capital. Ben Holmes from Index Ventures outlined four reasons why they invested in Grey Area. think this is a good read for all entrepreneurs to keep in mind if they are looking for venture capital. Positive early traction.
  • SOCAL CTO  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2007
    [Venture Capital] Map of VC Investments
    Kevin Federline Search Engine Realistic Entrprenuer's Guide to Venture Capital Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple F2F Still Matters 8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing. skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post. and Ph.D.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Venture Capital] My 10 Most-Read Posts of 2011
    This is a good list and a good reminder that it isn’t all about angel investors or venture capital. While I’m happy to post here once a week, I’m posting much more frequently over at my main blog, Planning Startups Stories , which is also hosted on bplans.com. These are the most-read posts on that blog for 2011.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Epitaph for an Entrepreneur « Steve Blank
    Reply Dave , on June 18, 2009 at 10:14 am Said: Steve, Thank you so much for this article. I’m 3 years in on my first venture with 2 kids and you’ve outlined some fantastic, and very concrete, suggestions. I’m bookmarking this for future reference. But entrepreneurs can be great spouses and parents. Put the kids to bed.
  • ALLTHINGSD.COM  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Fenwick VC Survey: Q2 Funding Valuations Shoot the Moon
    According to Fenwick & West’s latest Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey , fundings in the second quarter of this year showed the highest valuation increases in more than five years. Patrick, price , Q1 , Q2 , report , round , second quarter , Series B, Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey, survey , up, valuation.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [Venture Capital] The Forgotten Founder: YouSendIt’s Khalid Shaikh
    I've been involved with a hundred companies, and YouSendIt's development was very, very standard," says Nick Sturiale, a YouSendIt board member and partner at Jafco Ventures, a Palo Alto, California, venture capital firm. Then the cyberattacks started. It started with a pen, a piece of paper, and an idea. He was wrong.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Now Comes The Hard Part
    His lack of experience didn’t limit the company at first, but as Etsy grew and took on tens of millions of dollars in venture capital financing, it began buckling under the weight of its success. You call it Etsy. “You’d go to Etsy.com, and it was like dead air,” Dickerson says. twice). billion this year.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Study Looks at Equity Financing in Skåne
    The business Angels were sourced from Connect Skåne and Almi Delfinerna, while the VCs were sourced from the venture capital associations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Germany. There are a few takeaways that I found interesting, which we''ll summarize, but the entire thesis can be found online. investments on average.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2015
    [Venture Capital] 5 reasons why uniting the Latvian startup scene is important
    The previous government initiatives in Latvia have been found to focus on providing funds with capital, rather than helping startups develop their ideas to a fundable level. Editor''s note: our writer Marija Odineca part of the Labs of Latvia team. Community platforms are great uniters, storytellers and entry points to their scenes.
  • BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Venture Capital] The Things I Wish I Could’ve Told Young Mr Fishkin | Rand Fishkin, Moz | BoS EU 2016
    So MOZ is a moderately successful SAS company by venture capital standards. But when you have investors and venture capital in you, as Nick pointed out yesterday, the growth expectations are very different. He made a list for me. #6: Raise Capital. Thanks to Rand and Geraldine for sharing this story. Video. Sorry?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Venture Capital] State of Entrepreneurship? Kauffman Says Could Be Better
    The investment performance of the venture capital industry has drawn increasing criticism, while bank finance remains challenging after the recession. Change the economics of the venture capital industry. The Kauffman Foundation released its annual State of Entrepreneurship Address. Financing is still a big challenge.
  • WWW.THEDAILYMUSE.COM  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
    [Venture Capital] What Start-ups Should Know About Hiring a Lawyer
    You don’t want a senior partner preparing documents for an incorporation, nor do you want a third-year lawyer negotiating with a seasoned venture capitalist for you. Raising capital. Company Profiles. About. Contact. Get Involved. Meet the Team. We’re Hiring. Career. Job Search. Entrepreneurship. Education. Style. Health. Money.
  • LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Drowning in Liquid Assets: 5 Risks Faced by Over-Funded Startups
    With Venture Capital investments up 22% in 2011 and average deal size on the rise , there is a lot of money floating around the startup world. In this “founders market” investors are eager to deploy capital, and when VC bank accounts start to resemble Scrooge McDuck’s vault, startup valuations and funding rounds rise. Sept 201
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Startup Incubator Begins Accepting Applications In Estonia
    The takeaway for entrepreneurs is that they're give more resources, coaching advice and seed capital. Startup Incubator , a new program aimed at helping startups, has spun off from Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol and begun accepting applications. The Startup Incubator site features 12 mentors that help companies get further in their track.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Venture Capital] DealDash Recruiting Talent With Strong Growth And $1M Investment
    We talked to William Wolfram, the founder and CEO of the company and he's able to confirm that the company has closed a $1 million investment in the last days of December from David Friend, Spintop Ventures, Finnvera Venture Capital, Juha Halttunen and Teemu Aho. Currently DealDash is looking for front-end developers.
  • LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
    [Venture Capital] No Regrets (Mostly): Reflections from Class of 1999 MBA Entrepreneurs
    Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. One is searching for a role in a new venture after a hiatus to start a family. What are these alums doing now?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Finnish Industry Investment Launches FoF Growth II
    Finnish Industry Investment has raised a total capital of €130 million is the first closing of their new FoF Growth II fund. During a period of 4 years (2009-2013) FoF Growth I in 11 Finnish venture capital and small buyout funds. The FoF Growth fund will invest in approximately 10 funds between the years 2014-2018.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Venture Capital] City Transit Drag Race: Uber Vies for Ubiquity
    Uber, which connects smart-phone users with private drivers of sedans, SUVs, and taxis, is no longer just a scrappy Silicon Valley start-up burning through its venture capital funding. To nod to venture capitalist Marc Andreessen''s frequent phrasing, this is software "eating" urban transportation. market.
  • VC READY BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Anatomy of a Term Sheet: Right of First Refusal, Right of Co-Sale and Lock-Up
    These posts refer to the model Series A Term Sheet put out by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and available for download here. * * * * * * * * * *. NOTE: This is the fourteenth post in our series about standard terms in early stage equity financings. Right of First Refusal. Right of Co-Sale. Lock-Up.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
    [Venture Capital] Latvian startup scene overview: March
    Public venture capital (PVC) plays an important role in Latvia. In March Latvian Venture Capital Association (LVCA) has for the first time released official numbers to back up this argument. Let''s look back on what happened last month: Launch of Latvian startup community platform. Bottom line: €16.4 million. Infogr.am
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] How To Create a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Community
    While I’ve spent a lot of time in Silicon Valley — both as an angel and venture capital investor — I’ve never lived there. Last week I posted an article on peHUB titled How to Create a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Community. Here it is in its entirety. I’ve lived in Boulder for 15 years after living in Boston for a dozen.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Outbox Wants to Revolutionize U.S. Mail
    The lead investor was Floodgate Fund, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm founded by former Austin software entrepreneur Mike Maples Jr. Co-founder Evan Baehr is one of several new entrepreneurs that may make you less dependent on the U.S. Postal Service. As the U.S. One of them, Austin-based Outbox has received $2.2 Why Austin?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Study Reveals Silicon Valley Is Way Behind on Gender Equality
    However, this idea has been refuted by a study by the Credit Suisse Research Institute , which looked at 2,360 public companies and found that over six years the share price of large-capitalization companies with at least one woman on the board outperformed companies with no women on their boards by 26%. The reason? Those who don''t will not.
  • SOCAL CTO  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010
    And And after 30 years of Venture investing we still have a hard time articulating why. Shortly after we sold Opsware to Hewlett-Packard, I had a conversation with the legendary venture capitalist Doug Leone of Sequoia Capital. How To Pick A Co-Founder , by Naval Ravikant (Venture Hacks). Why You Should Write. Kanye West.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [Venture Capital] Estonia Or Silicon Valley – What's The Difference?
    What we do miss is capital. In Estonia, there are also some angel investors from EstBAN , local accelerators and smaller venture capital firms for pre-seed investments but you’ll mostly need to look outside for funding to scale. But today, one should still keep his eyes on the Valley for different mentors and of course capital
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Startup Blog: Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights
    The institution believes that keeping the products and companies separate would be the best value and make it easier for each company to raise capital and develop products. Startup Basics Recap from Interview Introduction to Links for Capital Market Articles. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Now what? Stuck?
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Startup Blog: Need Investment? Increase the Chances by Beefing Up.
    The fund managers that fall into Hedge Funds, Cross-Over funds, and Venture Capital, will certainly do more of an examination of you and your company. Investors will often seek to invest lesser money and try to get to an inflection point before having the company raise added capital. Also, DO NOT request too little capital.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012
    [Venture Capital] 6 Questions for Pinkberry CEO Ron Graves
    He's a personal mentor of mine. I was a partner at Maveron, which is a venture capital firm in Seattle he co-founded. The CEO of the yogurt chain talks leadership lessons from Howard Schultz, overcoming copycats, and coping with a scandal. The company's CEO Ron Graves, who joined Pinkberry in 2007, stopped by Inc.'s It's so successful.
  • ALTGATE  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2009
    [Venture Capital] If Entrepreneurs Really Told the Truth.
    @altgate Startups, Venture Capital & Everything In Between Skip to content Home Furqan Nazeeri (fn@altgate.com) ← Successories’ New Line of Posters for Venture Capitalists Exploiting a Position of Power → If Entrepreneurs Really Told the Truth… Posted on June 13, 2009 by fnazeeri You knew this was coming. 
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Another Win for Uber and Hailo: Payments
    Hailo, which has more than $50 million in venture capital, already operates in five major cities. Forget about the Benjamins: In two months, e-hailing taxicab apps Uber and Hailo will process payments, New York City promises. It''s official: approved app-makers can legally connect cab drivers with passengers in New York City.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Symptoms Of The Norwegian Startup Ecosystem
    While Nordic and Baltic startups seems to thrive, why don’t we see any ventures emerging out of Norway, several Nordic and European professionals questioned me. This guest post is by Tor R. Grønsund. He is the co-founder of Waffle Labs , a lecturer of Entrepreneurship at the University of Oslo, and the writer of the blog Methodologist.
  • ONLYONCE  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Book Short: I Wish This Existed 12 Years Ago
    Brad Feld has been on my board for over a decade now, and when he and his partner Jason Mendelson told me about a new book they were writing a bunch of months ago called Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist , I took note.  I thought, “Hmmm.  I’d like to be smarter than my lawyer or venture capitalist.&#.
  • WWW.WOMEN2.ORG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Women 2.0 » FounderDating: How I Found My Co-Founder
    Prior to that, she worked in venture capital at OpenView Venture Partners. Women’s Capital Connection: Changing The Face Of Angel Investing (Women Angel Investors). Pitch 2009 is a unique startup competition open to early-stage ventures globally. Rebecca Lynn Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures. about.
  • BABBLING VC  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Your Track Record Probably Sucks
    Let's connect this to venture capital and where your track record comes into play. There's plenty of funds who have to invest their capital and they will find you. Let me phrase that otherwise: "if I have to ask you about your track record, you probably don't have one." There's a huge difference between a CV and a track record.
  • CASASIEGEL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Venture Capital] CasaSiegel: Comments from Kopetz.
    Musings on venture capital, running a business and socio-economics. Why Size Matters in Venture. CasaSiegel. Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Comments from Kopetz. Earlier this week we had Georg Kopetz, the Managing Director of TTTech , come visit our class at Stanford. Posted by. Robert Siegel. at 8:41 PM. Email This BlogThis!
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2007
    [Venture Capital] VC:VC Rising Tides, Ebbing Tides
    My VC:VC posts compare the venture capital world with the venture cycling world of bikes and non-profits. "A rising tide lifts all boats" is a famous aphorism, much loved by observers of the financial markets, and duly applied by everyone to everything. However, some folks beg to differ. don't ride a bike in a rising tide.
  • CAMPUS ENTREPRENEURSHIP  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Kauffman Foundation Awards 15 Dissertation Fellowships | Entrepreneurship Research
    Egan, University of California, Berkeley “Rights to Valuations in Venture Capital Backed Startups: The Effects of Reputations” Erik P. I applied for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program this year and was rejected. Here is information on the 15 that received the award. Evidence from U.S. Congrats to all.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Danish Startup Community Unified Against The Entrepreneur Tax
    The structure of the Entrepreneur Tax makes individuals personally liable to pay capital gains tax from the increased valuation of the company after investment, even if they recieve no additional personal income. Would you start a high growth company if you knew that if you were to make it to exit, the government could levy a 67% tax? Period.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Venture Capital] 9 Creative Ways to Finance a New Product-Based Business
    But other than traditional sources, like loans, venture capital, and angel investments, how can you get the cash you need to grow? It’s much easier to do than raise capital because the client will be getting your services. When launching a new product, getting the right funding is key. Sell It Into Existence.
  • LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2011
    [Venture Capital] The Anti-Pivot
    Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. Venture Hacks VentureBeat Watching Websites Simple template. The next day she approaches their table looking sharp.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Does the JOBS Act Help These IPOs?
    According to Renaissance Capital, 71 percent of all IPOs this year have come from companies that have filed confidentially. Nearly 200 companies are expected to go public this year, in no small part due to the president''s bill. And most filed confidential IPOs, courtesy of the JOBS Act. So why are so many filing confidentially? Timing.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Venture Capital] The Bootstrapped Backbone of the Quantified-Self Movement
    Owen Thomas, an editor at ReadWrite, has another theory about the investment: It wasn''t necessarily the founders getting to a new place, but rather the venture capital community finally coming around to an idea that caught on first with folks who weren''t tech elites. Mike Lee emerged from the first dot-com boom with an idea.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Kleiner Perkins: Talented Designers Wanted
    The venture capital firm announced the launch of a new fellowship program matching student designers with internships at portfolio companies. This past summer, 30 students got a taste of start-up life in Silicon Valley as engineering fellows at portfolio companies of the venture firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Buddha Temple Singapore - Master of 500 Hats
    Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. er, Underdogs) Facebook Big Pimpin: Using Social Networks & Platforms to Drive Distribution Startup Metrics for Pirates: AARRR! The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Publishing 2.0 -- its not what you think.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Seven Ways Universities Can Help All Startups
    Don’t look here for venture capital levels of funding, but certainly early-stage government grants, incubators, and entrepreneurship incentives are available from endowments and state funds. Collaborative efforts with companies, like Siemens Venture Capital, are available for certain technology and focus areas. Funding.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Use Investment Banks for Exit, not Startup
    Officially, the investment banks mission is to raise money for companies by issuing and selling securities in the capital markets, and providing advice on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions. In addition, they will likely take between 3% and 10% of any capital raised. None really provide funds for early-stage startups.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Preparing For A Financing Round
    Antti advises on venture capital, M&A, capital markets and general corporate law related questions. Antti has also worked on numerous capital markets transactions. The series is sponsored by Attorneys at Law Borenius Ltd. So you have the company up and running and your team is working hard on the service/product.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Founders and dysfunctional families « Steve Blank
    Founders and dysfunctional families Startup CEO Traits I was having lunch with a friend who is a retired venture capitalist and we drifted into a discussion [.] [.] What makes an individual a great startup founder (versus an employee) has been something I had been thinking about since I retired. Steel, Whirlpool.  Steel plant by Lake Erie.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Venture Capital] The Ultimate Inventor’s Guide to Inventing Things
    Boris Wertz, founding partner of Version One Ventures, believes that if you’ve worked in an industry you’re passionate about for a long time, you may know something about the market that nobody else knows. If You Want Venture Capital, You Need It. Note: Nothing within this article should be construed as legal advice. The U.S.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
    [Venture Capital] 10 Things You Need to Know About LOGIN Startup Fair
    Central and Eastern Europe is becoming a technology hub for many corporates, startups and venture capital funds. 50+ confirmed investors such as Index Capital, Intel Capital, Passion Capital, Blumberg Capital and Earlybird Venture Capital, Paua Ventures, Inventure, Mobility Ventures, Karma.VC to name just a few.
  • BURNHAM'S BEAT  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2006
    [Venture Capital] Google Base Is The Merchant of Record, Now That's Interesting
    Venture Capital. The thoughts and opinions on this blog are mine and mine alone and not affiliated in any way with Inductive Capital LP, San Andreas Capital LLC, or any other company I am involved with. Venture Capital. Burnhams Beat. Articles on Technology and Finance. About Bill. Archived Posts. Blog Roll.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
    [Venture Capital] It's A Magical World Out There Hobbes Ol' Buddy - Let's Go Exploring!
    He also has ambitions in venture capital. It's been more than five years since the first post on ArcticStartup. We've published thousands of blog posts promoting news important to the Nordic and Baltic European startup ecosystem. Things grew nicely and this year we have employed three full time people to run this show. Antti Vilpponen.
  • THE VC IN ME  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Venture Capital] the vc in me.: The DISRUPTION of Brands
    This blog broadcasts my thoughts on sectors of interest in my role as a venture capitalist as well as other ideas or tidbits on the business of entrepreneurship.   As an individual striving to create a brand in venture capital, I too am EXCITED for this future ; ). the vc in me. Welcome! Archives. Profile. Subscribe.
  • WWW.PAULGRAHAM.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Venture Capital] A Fundraising Survival Guide
    Opportunities like this dont sit unexploited forever, even in anindustry as conservative as venture capital. Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator. But the second biggestcause of death is probably the difficulty of raising money.Fundraising is brutal. One reason its so brutal is simply the brutality of markets.
  • BURNHAM'S BEAT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Burnham's Beat: Who Will Be The Biggest Loser: 1999 VC Funds or.
    1999 vintage Venture Capital funds are infamous for being some of the worst performing private investment funds of recent memory with the average 1999 Venture Capital fund returning only about $0.95 on the dollar through 6/30/08. October 13, 2008 in Venture Capital | Permalink. Venture Capital.
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Startup 2.0 talk at Canada National Angel Summit conf - Master of.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « RethinkHawaii.com (Nov 1-5): Come Get Your Geek On. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Mark Suster: The Sharing Economy Is Here to Stay
    Here I talked about Lending Club where I understand hedge fund managers are now deploying capital to lend directly against pools of borrowers. Venture capital will be easy and then hard. Collaborative consumption is the path to growth for successful businesses, explains the internet entrepreneur. Kudos. Prices down. Network Up.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Five Learnings Of Growing From A Local Online Startup To An International Business
    Of course there are examples of large international success backed by big venture capital firms starting out with a full crew of seniors and breaking into the market, but most of us will not have that luxury (or desire). 3. By Willem Nout, project manager and Head of Search for Flipit.com. Plan for growth. Build-Measure-Learn.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
    [Venture Capital] 8 Risky Business Investments That Paid Off Big
    Their patience paid off months later when big name venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital invested $25 million in Google. 6. Business is not for the overly cautious or the faint of heart. Here are eight risky business investments that paid off big. 1. Target. Harley-Davidson. Apple. Spanx.
  • COLORADO STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
    [Venture Capital] University of Colorado Denver – Annual Business Plan Competition
    CU Denver's Bard Center is hosting their 10th annual business plan competition on June 10th, and it's open to all early stage Colorado based companies which have not yet received significant Angel or Venture Capital funding.  . Orientation for the 10th Annual Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition is coming up.
  • STARTUP LESSONS LEARNED  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Lessons Learned: About the author
    He serves on the advisory board of a number of technology startups, and has worked as a consultant to a number of startups, companies, and venture capital firms. Lean startups can be the most capital efficient companies in the world, because they strive to prevent energy from being expended uselessly. So much for timing. Thanks!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Money Loves Mobile: VC Highlights From 2012
    Venture capital database CB Insights released its latest Venture Capital Activity report Tuesday, which showed that while overall VC investment fell by 7.5 According to a CB Insights survey, VC activity in the mobile sector increased in 2012. Mobile VC investment was up 75 percent versus the third quarter of 2011.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015
    [Venture Capital] The Future Of Finnish Fintech Is Bright
    And it’s a gap that the magical combo of geeks in T-shirts and venture capital have been all too happy to fill. Our guest blogger, John Hill from Zervant wants to tell why fintech is big – and why Finland is the place to look for it. From the Ashes of the Multinational Comes the Start-up Phoenix. And the change isn’t just economic.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Inside Disney's Billion Dollar Startup Purchase
    Given the performance of AwesomenessTV after its acquisition, "$500 million for Maker doesn''t sound so crazy," says Howard Morgan, managing partner of venture capital firm First Round Capital. Disney''s purchase of the YouTube content maker is a boon to entertainment and tech startups. Cartoons. It''s too hard. Facebook Inc.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015
    [Venture Capital] 19 Psychological Tactics for Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns
    Education plays a major role in venture capital. Friends and family disproportionately invest early in the funding cycle, generating a signal for later funders through accumulated capital.” ( Agrawal, Catalini, & Goldfarb, 2013 ). Crowdfunding is painful. With standard conversions, people receive value immediately. Fraud.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Subway's Fred DeLuca: Nail the Basics, Then Expand
    If the government was really serious about helping small business, they'd find better ways to make capital accessible for true small businesses. Howard Schultz has a venture fund that provides venture capital for food startups. Before his talk, DeLuca sat down with Inc. Below are edited excerpts from their conversation.
  • 500 HATS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Congrats Mint :) - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Turning off the email auto-responder. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck? Nope, CPM Sucks.
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Buddy Media raises $6.5M, launches "app" network. SGN buying.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « GoogleApps / Google App Engine: a year late? Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck? er, Dorsey.
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Web 2.0 Expo SF: Series of Tubes + Startup Metrics 101 - Master of.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Google Q1 2008 Earnings: "Comscore, Eat My Shorts." | Main | Startup Metrics 101: a Product & Marketing Workshop (@ Web 2.0 Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. Part II! er, Dorsey.
  • 500 HATS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008
    [Venture Capital] VentureBeat Digital Media Party - Hot Hot HOT! - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Web 2.0 Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Publishing 2.0 -- its not what you think. Facebook Ads Suck?
  • 500 HATS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Q: How in Holy Hell are Facebook, Slide, Ning, & "Toy Apps" worth.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « VentureBeat Digital Media Party - Hot Hot HOT! Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Happy 5th Anniversary linkedin (& congrats Reid, Dan & team :)
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « MicroHooFreude! Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Publishing 2.0 -- its not what you think. Nope, CPM Sucks.
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Mike Speiser is Laserlike on Spreadsheets 2.0 - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Memo to Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, & AOL: How to Turn 500M email logins into Facebook Platform & a Crapload of Revenue. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The 4 Things You Really Need.
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2008
    [Venture Capital] RockYou Raises $35M from Doll Capital - Master of 500 Hats
    Posted by Dave on Monday, June 09, 2008 at 08:16 AM in Facebookaholic , Geeks, Tech, Startups , Social Networking & Social Media , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : dcm , doll capital , gspeast08 , jia shen , lance tokuda , ro choy , rockyou Digg This | Save to del.icio.us Part II! Nope, CPM Sucks.
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2008
    [Venture Capital] The Start Conference: Thu 8/7 in SF (tomorrow!) - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « DNN: The Death News Network | Main | Finishing Dead Last. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Nope, CPM Sucks.
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2008
    [Venture Capital] STARTonomics.com: Simple, Actionable Metrics for Startup Success.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Finishing Dead Last. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Publishing 2.0 -- its not what you think. er, Dorsey.
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Startup Metrics: The 1-Page Business Model - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « TonchiDot Sekai Camera (aka World Camera): "Look Up, Not Down! Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! er, Dorsey.
  • 500 HATS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Andrew Chen: Solves Unified Field Theorem for Bkfst, Whips Out "6.
    Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : Andrew Chen , Silicon Valley , Startup Metrics , Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Digg This | Save to del.icio.us Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need.
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Hawaii Here We Come. - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « What is Design all about? Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Publishing 2.0 -- its not what you think.
  • 500 HATS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Become a Web 2.0 Metrics Jedi: Using Product & Marketing Metrics.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « How to Pitch a VC (aka Startup Viagra: How to Give a VC a Hard-On) | Main | Do Re Mi (Antwerp) » Friday, April 03, 2009 Become a Web 2.0 Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure.
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2009
    [Venture Capital] The 2009 TechFellow Awards: The Envelope, Please. - Master of.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « DMC Metamorphosis :) | Main | US Platforms & Social Networking (Startonomics Tokyo, June 2009) » Saturday, June 06, 2009 The 2009 TechFellow Awards: The Envelope, Please. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II!
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009
    [Venture Capital] US Startup Investment Market Overview (Startonomics Tokyo, June.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « US Platforms & Social Networking (Startonomics Tokyo, June 2009) | Main | Baka Gaijin. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Join GeeksOnaPlane for DC (9/18-19) & Europe (9/21-10/2) - Master.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Your SOLUTION is Not My PROBLEM | Main | fbFund REV: Our Summer of Social Startups » Saturday, August 29, 2009 Join GeeksOnaPlane for DC (9/18-19) & Europe (9/21-10/2) Want to meet geeks, startups, VCs, and other folks in DC and/or Europe?
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Venture Capital] fbFund REV: Our Summer of Social Startups - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Join GeeksOnaPlane for DC (9/18-19) & Europe (9/21-10/2) | Main | LAST CHANCE for GeeksOnaPlane DC/Europe 2009: Countdown in 7 days. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. Part II!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Glenn Kelman has some good reasons i might be wrong - Master of.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Gordon Gekko 2.0:   (COUGH) Posted by Dave on Monday, October 05, 2009 at 12:31 AM in Geeks, Tech, Startups , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : glenn kelman , redfin , wrong Digg This | Save to del.icio.us
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
    [Venture Capital] RethinkHawaii.com (Nov 1-5): Come Get Your Geek On. - Master of.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « SlideShare launches AdShare, LeadShare: Performance-based social media marketing is *here*. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. Part II! er, Dorsey.
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Venture Capital] An American Geek in Paris (LeWeb) - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Silicon Valley Angel Investing and Incubation 2.0 Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?
  • 500 HATS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Startup Weekend Tokyo & GeeksOnaPlane Japan (Dec 2009) - Master of.
      You can also watch the [no longer live] Ustream below: Live TV : Ustream Posted by Dave on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 06:30 PM in Blog the Blogging Bloggers , Conferences & Events , Dave, Friends, Family , Geeks, Tech, Startups , Music, Art, Food, Travel , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Digg This | Save to del.icio.us
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Startup 2.0: a Silicon Valley Story - Master of 500 Hats
    Posted by Dave on Monday, May 31, 2010 at 06:06 PM in Conferences & Events , Geeks, Tech, Startups , Metrics & Measurement , Social Networking & Social Media , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : aarrr , echelon2010 , silicon valley , singapore , startup 2.0 , startup metrics Digg This | Save to del.icio.us
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] 500 Startups - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « MoneyBall for Startups: Invest BEFORE Product/Market Fit, Double-Down AFTER. agree that tuning with the least amount of capital till customers start buying is the way to go. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need.
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Dave McClure talk about seed investing on GigaOm - Master of 500 Hats
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « 500 Startups | Main | The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. Part II!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Venture Capital] GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. You Should Be.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Why NOT to do a Startup -- becuz yer Gonna FAIL. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?
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