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  • CHRISTINE.NET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2006
    [Venture Capital] Christine: Top 5 Best Practices for Disaster Relief
    Categories Art/Media Best Practices FRC Nonprofit Personal Technology Telephony/Wireless Venture Capital Women Archives March 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 August 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 More. Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
    [Venture Capital] How to tame comment trolls « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. The comment hasn’t vanished. Comments » 1.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2009
    [Venture Capital] One difference between VCs and Entrepreneurs « Lightspeed Venture.
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. These are usually difficult or impossible to reverse.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Flinch based pricing « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. It must have been back in the mid-’70s. Reply 4.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Social Gaming Summit coming up in June « Lightspeed Venture.
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. How about a cookie or a snack? Hope to see you there.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Skyfire Launches v1.0 of Mobile Browser « Lightspeed Venture.
    Sources: IAB and Lightspeed venture partners [.] Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2009
    [Venture Capital] focusing on copy can dramatically improve user response
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. Talk to people! Why aren’t they adopting your software?
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Gaming business models: Freemium beats advertising « Lightspeed.
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. His solution? Like Be the first to like this post.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2009
    [Venture Capital] When your brand becomes a verb « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. What am I forgetting ? Comments » 1. Reply 2.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2009
    [Venture Capital] How to measure how well an online media company is scaling.
    post was originally published on Lightspeed Ventures Blog and is reposted here with permission. Jeremy Liew of Lightspeed Venture Partners shifts his view to the factors involved in scalability of online media companies. post was originally published on Lightspeed Ventures Blog and is reposted here with permission. Reply 2.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Venture Capital] More Consolidation to Come in Social Gaming « Lightspeed Venture.
    Tweets that mention More Consolidation to Come in Social Gaming « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog -- Topsy.com - August 17, 2010 [.] Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. trackback These are interesting times in the social gaming industry. Reply 2.
  • CASASIEGEL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
    [Venture Capital] CasaSiegel: Good Science vs. Good Business
    Musings on venture capital, running a business and socio-economics. After all, venture is supposed to be "risk capital.") The second risk, Execution risk, is also good risk -- if the team needs help, we can usually work with the entrepreneurs to recruit talent to make the enterprise successful. CasaSiegel. and Web 3.0"
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: VC:VC Leadership
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. VC:VC Leadership. There have been hints in my blog that I love dancing. Posted Monday, March 01, 2010. Email This BlogThis! Labels: VC:VC , Whimsy.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Do Venture Capitalists Really Deserve Half a Billion Dollars in Taxpayer Money?
    Two government programs designed help fund critical, long-shot technology have recently been opened to venture firms. But is this the sort of development venture capitalists do best? According to the National Venture Capital Association, 169 venture capital firms raised $18.7 billion in 2011. No longer.
  • LIFE BEYOND CODE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Interview with Mark McGuinness; Free eBook and Course
    But I’m writing about a very specific type of entrepreneurship – small, agile businesses that are created without venture capital, payroll, big offices – or even the ambition to grow big, in terms of headcount. Mark McGuinness is many things in one – he is competent, creative, caring and COOL! Entrepreneur.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Venture Capital] The Rapid Rise of Crowdfunding
    In 2010 I called Crowdfunding the most exciting thing that’s happened in the entrepreneurial space since the first venture capital investment was made in the 1950s. Every year I make predictions. predict who will win the Super Bowl. predict who will win this election or that. And so on. Like most people, sometimes I’m right. billion.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Online video CPMs can't hold up « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. TV CPMs are at $6-10. Comments » 1. Reply 4.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Venture Capital] People under the age of 30 use Myspace more than Facebook.
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. Like Be the first to like this post. Comments » 1.
  • SEEING BOTH SIDES  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Sloppy Reporting from The New York Times on Carried Interest Debate
    But I cheated and peeked at my email late Saturday afternoon and discovered an email from a friend saying, "I'm surprised to see you take such a public stance on the capital gains tax rates," with a link to a New York Times article on the topic. I swore I would go offline for much of Memorial Day Weekend. towards investment and job creation.
  • 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.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Discovery is the problem in gaming
    concluded that this dynamic, which allowed a startup to take multiple “shots on goal” with a venture capital investment, was what had brought renewed investor interest to gaming, an industry that had largely been financed by publishing deals. This has changed dramatically. Game design has improved, as has design and art.
  • 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.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Announcing Thomas Grota of Deutsche Telecom's investment arm at Arctic15
    For ArcticStartup''s third annual event, we''re also putting on stage Thomas Grota, Investment Director at T-Venture Holding (the corporate Venture Capital arm of Deutschte Telekom). Justin Waldron : Co-founder Zynga Paul Bragiel : Investor at I/O Ventures. He exited Swoodoo to Kayak.com in 2010. Acclaimed author.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Enterprise Infrastructure – What we are working on at Lightspeed.
    Tweets that mention Enterprise Infrastructure – What we are working on at Lightspeed in 2011 « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog -- Topsy.com - February 8, 2011 [.] Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Apparently she’s seen the commercials.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
    [Venture Capital] 14 Things You Missed This Weekend
    Big PR Push for Venture Capital Firms 5. State of Venture Capital: Less Money, Smaller Funds 11. The Times checks out the bubble around Silicon Valley; health care reform pushes doctors into new practices. 1. Measuring the Silicon Valley Bubble 2. In stant Email: An Alternative to Business Cards? 3.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Round-up: Start-ups & the Election
    The company has raised $750,000 in venture capital and earns revenue by providing its app to media partners. Want to know how much your vote is worth? Thinking of running your own campaign? Still not sure who to vote for? These start-ups will help you out. It's finally here: Election Day. How much is your vote worth? Check it out
  • 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.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
    [Venture Capital] How to Fill a Building Full of Tech and Startup People
    Venture capital firms, on the other hand, draw people in. experience that in my Gowanus office for Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. In a place like New York, many real estate families are major investors in venture capital funds. know, I know--we've all been there. Well, have no fear, I've got your solution right here.
  • 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?
  • BRAD HARGREAVES  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Martyrs, or How to be Miserable and Inefficient
    Rather, the unhappiest people I know are also some of the smartest and hardest-working. But they’re also martyrs, a dangerous and under-appreciated workplace pathology. Approximately every tenth highly intelligent person I meet is a martyr. Martyrs have an addiction to making themselves miserable for the sake of others.
  • THE EQUITY KICKER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Two reasons why we need large indigenous tech companies
    According to the National Venture Capital Association (of America) ninety-two percent of job creation comes after IPO. For a while now I’ve been saying that large indigenous tech companies are a vital component of a healthy startup ecosystem. The good news is that we are doing better and better at this in Europe.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: Last word on Venn Diagrams
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Last word on Venn Diagrams. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: Cycling , Tech industry , Whimsy. comment: stefano. Posts.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Michael A. Wolf – Angel Investor and Entrepreneur
    chair the Selection Committee of the Arizona Angels, and have been an active Angel investor as General Partner of Lobodos Ventures over the last thirteen years. AttachSoft started with a novel idea, raised $7M in venture funding, but then closed its doors within months of the financing, returning much of the capital raised.
  • 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.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Venture Capital] Funding, startup traction and news from Latvia: September
    Alex Wyatt , a business angel from Australia with impressive background has invested in the company together with Imprimatur Capital who had provided them a €50,000 soft loan earlier. The Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia has approved amendments to rules on technology transfer and venture capital. Funding rounds. Startup traction.
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Successful Developer Platforms Have 3 Things: Features, Users.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Well whaddya know. 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.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Silicon Valley: Only Game in Town?
    venture capital investing activity, Silicon Valley is the nation’s unrivaled tech early technology investing epicenter. As the stories above illustrate, deal prices there are high , and there is more money than ever (including $7 billion in fresh capital raised last quarter) chasing fewer and fewer deals. With 41% of all U.S.
  • CHARLIECRYSTLE.COM  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Predictions for 2012
    This will create opportunities for early-stage venture funds, which will have had a lot of their homework done for them in the seed rounds and inevitable thinning of the herds. There will continue to be more venture capital placed than makes sense because of the perverse incentives created by the 2/20 model. Android 4.0
  • 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.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Venture Capital] St. Louis Startups Strut Their Stuff
    On Wednesday, a group of 13 companies presented to 50 investors, looking to raise an aggregate of $16 million in capital. The companies were all part of Capital Innovators, an accelerator venture fund that has been operating since last fall. To be successful, a venture needs this laser focus. Two events this week in St.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Small business Congress-watch: Two Reasons to Call Your Representative!
    If an investor puts up to $100,000 into a high technology small venture, they would receive a tax credit of as much as 20% of their investment! This proposal is to create a fund that investment companies will be able tap into for a share of $100 Million in government support for venture capital. Hard to believe, but it is true.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Customer Development Manifesto: The Path of Warriors and Winners.
    Once that proof is obtained, the company can go through the last two steps of Customer Creation and Company Building to capitalize on the opportunity it has found and validated. This post describes a solution – the  Customer Development Model. The difference is that the ones that succeed invent a Customer Development model. Order Here.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Can't Get a Loan? Don't Feel Singled Out
    Acquiring capital is always at least an issue if not outright problem for entrepreneurs. For example, the 2012 level of venture capital investments in most companies was about 60 percent of 2007 levels. Start-up rates continue to be off pace from before the financial collapse because money has been so tight. percent last year.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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, 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, 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  |  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?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Report: Number of VC Funds Fall in Q1
    A recent report found that while the money raised by venture capital funds increased by 22 percent since last quarter, the number of VC funds fell by 14 percent. That’s the takeaway from a recent report by the National Venture Capital Association on the state of venture capital for the first quarter of 2013.
  • 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?
  • BABBLING VC  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014
    [Venture Capital] A Good Year
    Having left venture capital, I figured many of my readers wouldn''t necessarily care about the things I''d have to write about in 2013. I thought I''d kick off my return to work this year with a blog post. spent the past two weeks mostly out of the office and in a kind of semi-vacation state. You fill in the blanks. Enjoy 2014
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: Smartphone Feature Request
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Smartphone Feature Request. You are talking on your smartphone and your friend asks you for someone’s phone number. ” Then the fun starts.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: Why Google should buy RIM
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Why Google should buy RIM. Google should buy RIM, makers of Blackberry smart phones, and this is why. However, thats it. Thats it. Any comments? Posts.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: The Fog of Entrepreneurship
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. The Fog of Entrepreneurship. Optimizing resources is tough enough, and you can generally count your resources. Posted Tuesday, August 02, 2011. Posts.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: The thousand dollar genome?really close now
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. The thousand dollar genome–really close now. An added goal is that it should be done for that price on-demand, and within a day. Newer Post.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Venture Capital] How to Find a Job at the Right Startup for You
    For those of you who want to get in on the ground floor of a new venture, but haven’t yet worked up the nerve to start your own, begin with a job at a startup. Visit venture capital websites. But first you should ask yourself if you are prepared for the realities. Start networking. Start here for a list of VC organizations.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    [Venture Capital] 4 Things a VC Will Never Tell You
    To hear them tell it, venture capitalists aren't too different from entrepreneurs. As Mehdi Maghsoodnia, CEO of BookRenter says, “A venture capitalist is first and foremost a money manager. ”) Venture funds share this “two-and-twenty” structure with hedge funds and private equity funds. They greate jobs.
  • DAVID TETEN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
    [Venture Capital] How to Keep the People Attending Your Conference Alive
    The food movement is one of the reasons for the rapid growth of Plated , a ff Venture Capital portfolio company which makes it easy and fast to prepare home-cooked meals. Many of us use them in the ff Venture Capital “ Fitness Office.” Do you organize events?  Do you like your attendees alive? Sitting kills.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2007
    [Venture Capital] VC:VC The Exit
    This is a VC:VC post - comparing venture cycling with venture capital. I am going to talk about "The Exit", which is a focus of attention in the venture capital world, and much less in the venture cycling world. At the end of the day a venture capital firm is always working towards a successful exit.
  • STARTUP MUSINGS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Top startup articles of the week
    The eight best questions we got while raising venture capital 6 ways to use Ning for business Hiring is hard. Enjoy and have a great weekend! SMBs to Increase 2010 Email Marketing, Social Media Spend How and why you really can raise prices Making Stuff Up Good question! Here’s proof. Do you really even need VC?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Study: Going Public Zaps a Start-up's Innovation
    all backed by venture capital funding and founded between 1980 and 2000. The public scrutiny that an IPO brings may have a bigger effect on a company''s ability to stay ahead than you think. As far as exit strategies go, taking a company public has plenty of allure. That, in turn, affects the company''s goals.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Pivoting « Lightspeed Venture Partners Blog
    Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Any opinions or views expressed on this site are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinion or view of Lightspeed Venture Partners. You can see the accompanying slides here ). Pivot fast.
  • CASASIEGEL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [Venture Capital] CasaSiegel: A Thought on Board Meetings
    Musings on venture capital, running a business and socio-economics. Executives need to bring their “A” game as they are “always selling”; and, the CEO, in particular, is always raising money (especially if one is in a venture-backed startup). Why Size Matters in Venture. CasaSiegel. Posted by.
  • ALTGATE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010
    [Venture Capital] @altgate » Blog Archive » Switching Costs
    Share and Enjoy: This entry was posted in Entrepreneurship , Startups , Venture Capital and tagged business model , freemium , startup , switching costs. looked around and ultimately decided to use TypePad by Six Apart. Well, after a couple of years and 150+ blog posts, it became clear I had made the wrong choice. Network Solutions.
  • ALTGATE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [Venture Capital] @altgate » Blog Archive » Startup Executive Compensation Scorecard
    Share and Enjoy: This entry was posted in Entrepreneurship , Management , Startups , Venture Capital and tagged bonus , compensation , compstudy , equity , founder , pay , salary , startup. This is the 11th year for the survey and the biggest year ever in terms of participation. The options available are seen in the image below.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Fred Wilson Q&A: The Legendary Investor Talks Retirement, Tumblr's Exit, and Getting Over a Tough Year
    It took Fred Wilson 10 years to become what he calls a "half-way decent" venture capitalist. Lately, rumors have swirled that the Zynga, Tumblr and Twitter investor might step away from the firm he co-founded, Union Square Ventures, and retire. But stepping away from his day-to-day role at Union Square Ventures has crossed his mind.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Venture Capital] How to Pitch, Plan, and Track Your Business with LivePlan [VIDEO]
    How much startup capital are you going to need. That if you are getting venture capital money, that if you are an angel investor, you’re going to want a business plan and if you are going to a bank, you might need a business plan, but other than that, I don’t need a plan. Are you going to make money? It is lean.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 1: Are Those My Initials?
    Posted on December 3, 2009 by steveblank In my 21 years of startups I’ve had my ideas “stolen” twice.  Once it almost mattered. This is about the time it didn’t. What if, gasp, someone steals my idea?  Then all my hard work will be for nothing. This actually happened to me twice in my career. Are those my initials on the slide? And the slide was….
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2015
    [Venture Capital] 5 startup investments in 5 industries: How can Practica Capital handle this?
    Donatas Keras , the partner responsible for early-stage investments at Practica Capital, comments on the peculiar mix: These radically different startups have the most important thing in common: a potential for high-growth business and long-term value. Donatas Keras , Partner at Practica Capital. How did Practica Capital contribute?
  • 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.
  • CASASIEGEL  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Venture Capital] CasaSiegel: Google Android's Ice Cream Sandwich - Epic Fail
    Musings on venture capital, running a business and socio-economics. Why Size Matters in Venture. CasaSiegel. Sunday, December 18, 2011. and was psyched to get it. What a disaster -- and thats an understatement. When my wife updated her iPhone 3 to iOS4 her phone became unusable it was so slow. Theyve ruined my $500 phone.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Grindr as a Lifestyle Business
    Did you take venture capital? My top piece of advice to entrepreneurs is do everything you can not to raise capital. Joel Simkhai founded the location-aware hookup app five years ago. Things haven''t gone as planned. Bizarrely enough, it''s smooth sailing now. Its utility also hinges on being location-aware. How did you grow?
  • WWW.FROZENNORTH.ORG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Venture Capital] The cult of the NDA
    To all those entrepreneurs with innovative, unique business ideas who want to capitalize on them before someone else does, I have one piece of advice: Get over it. Good venture capitalists understand this, and many will refuse to sign an NDA before looking at a business plan. "The more I find out, the less I know.". You can. magazine.
  • LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011
    [Venture Capital] The Grass is Often Greener on Your Side of the Chasm
    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. Oil and Water: Mobile Apps and Fast Iteration Due Your Diligence The Best Tech Ventures Pursue Vision First and Mon.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: Rebecca Dale
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Rebecca Dale. This time last week I arrived in Berkeley, CA to support my brother Andy and his two children. Rebeccas funeral was on Tuesday. Abraham.
  • PROFESSOR VC  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
    [Venture Capital] ProfessorVC: Card Counting for Investors
    Ive written previously about Right Side Capital Management (RCSM) , the latest in my post earlier this year, " How Much Diligence is Due. " (Full disclosure: I am an investor and adviser in RCSM.) So we focus on specific aspects of a proposed venture that we can evaluate with minimal ambiguity. Venture Hacks. Venture News.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
    [Venture Capital] The Creative Capital Advantage
    For the entrepreneur, creative capital can be the catalyst to compel investors to sign on earlier in the start-up process. These creative assets brought our start-up venture to life and made it easier to evaluate and compel investors, partners and vendors to believe in our start-up and want to work with us earlier in the process.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
    [Venture Capital] First Round Funding Terms and Founder Vesting
    2006 was the last time I went out to raise venture capital.  I had multiple term sheets to do my Series A financing. This was pre Venture Hacks so not a lot of help on terms on the Net. The meme was kicked off by Chris Dixon with this post saying that term sheets need to be simplified and align investor / founder interests.
  • ANGEL BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2009
    [Venture Capital] VC Return Numbers are Bogus
    There has been a lot of excellent blogging and valuable dialog recently about the Venture Capital Model Being Broken. Fred Wilson wrote an excellent post in response to Claire Cain Miller's article in the New York Times titled " Venture Capital Returns Dip Below Zero." So what's really going on?
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
    [Venture Capital] How to Launch Your Own Startup Part 4 (money, culture and becoming a manager)
    Wunderlist is the first business I secured the interest of experienced investors, including Atomico , Earlybird and T-Venture. Don’t pitch too early, and don’t pitch to world-class venture capitalists before you are ready. Stefan Tirtey, Partner at Doughty Hanson Ventures , created this document with Berlin early stage investors.
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Venture Cyclist: The Shortest Starbucks Order
    Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. The Shortest Starbucks Order. Back in 2006 I posted on The Longest Starbucks Order (it is still a good traffic-source from Google searches). sheryl k.
  • STARTUP HOUSTON  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Q&A with Rice Alliance
    And some of our core flagship programs are venture capital conferences that we hold each year, in energy, and in IT and in life sciences. And we’ve had over a thousand companies pitch at the venture capital forums over the history of the Rice Alliance, and they’ve raised over 2 billion dollars in funding.
  • CRACKING THE CODE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Cracking The Code: State of the SaaS 13: Q1 2010 Sentiment
    Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more. Venture Capital. (3). Bessemer Venture Partners Expands BVP VII Fund. Best Venture and Technology Podcasts for 2007. Explore Venture Capital. Cracking The Code. Friday, March 12, 2010.
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
    [Venture Capital] SlideShare launches AdShare, LeadShare: Performance-based social.
    Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Glenn Kelman has some good reasons i might be wrong | Main | 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.
  • NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR FOUNDATION BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015
    [Venture Capital] Top 7 Unrestricted Cash Awards in Business Plan Competitions
    200K in unrestricted cash ($75K Business / $50K Social Venture / $75K Tech). 150K in unrestricted cash ($75K business track, $75K social venture). The Harvard Business School New Venture Competition “provides a unique opportunity for HBS students—working with classmates and others—to investigate and launch a new business venture.”
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