This Friday at NYU-Annual Stern Private Equity Conference

David Teten

In addition, there will be 8 thematic panels: Leveraged Buyout, Real Estate, Energy, Distressed, Venture Capital & Growth, Media & Entertainment, Emerging Markets, and Limited Partners & Secondaries. The Stern Private Equity Club will host its 8 th Annual Stern Private Equity Conference on Friday, March 1 st , 2013.

My Career Regret - The Money and Interestingness Trade

This is going to be BIG.

Ten years ago, I was an analyst for the General Motors pension fund, working on fund investments into leveraged buyout funds and venture capital deals. In fact, the one area I was pretty set on eliminating from my consideration set--leveraged buyouts--was the area where partners seemed to make the most money. I literally wrote the investment memo for GMs investment into Accel IX, otherwise known as the "Facebook Fund." (I


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Book: Am I Being Too Subtle?

Feld Thoughts

While he’s gotten lots of criticism for specific failures like the enormous take private (via a leveraged buyout) – and subsequent bankruptcy a year later – of the Tribune Company, he doesn’t dodge his mistakes in this book. While I enjoy a good biography of a historical figure, I love autobiographies of living people. They are hit or miss – either awesome or awful. Sam Zell’s autobiography Am I Being Too Subtle? was awesome.

Retailers: Don't Track Me, Bro

This is going to be BIG.

I was on the team that did a leveraged buyout of AMF, the bowling alley company--so I''ve looked at lots of plans to upgrade in venue customer marketing. A lot of money is being put into trying to figure out what I do when I walk into a store. Nomi just raised $10M and Prism Skylabs just raised $15M. These efforts aren''t new. Path Intelligence raised a million bucks to do this years ago.

Twitter Link Roundup #166 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Leveraged buyout will help Dell pay investors while minimizing taxes | Slate Magazine – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!

Out of the Crisis #14: Robert Rhinehart on the Corona Initiative, accelerating basic research, and finding a cure faster

Startup Lessons Learned

These corporate raiders, and these leverage buyouts and this private equity hatchet bin. "I really like that resilience word," Robert Rhinehart told me in our conversation about his new organization, The Corona Initiative. You may know him as the founder of Soylent, the nutrition company he started in his kitchen and scaled nationwide. That company was founded on filling a need Robert saw while living in San Francisco and working on a radio startup. "I