Book: The Business of Venture Capital

Feld Thoughts

In the fall of 2010 Mahendra Ramsinghani reached out to me by email about a new book he was working on called The Business of Venture Capital: Insights from Leading Practitioners on the Art of Raising a Fund, Deal Structuring, Value Creation, and Exit Strategies. I was deep into writing Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and VC with one of my other partners – Jason Mendelson – and it was neat to see how Mahendra’s book complimented ours.

Knowing When It’s Time To Sell Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Believe it or not, three years after founding the company in 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin actually tried to sell Google for $1 million. This deal-of-the-day service was founded in November 2008 and quickly became a sensation. The deal closed only four months later in August of 2012.