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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.
  • 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. The poll also found that economic uncertainty (38.2%), followed by access to capital (26.0%), and government regulations and taxes (24.2%) are the top three issues small businesses face today (see chart below).
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Who's An Entrepreneur-Talk with the Kauffman Foundation « Steve Blank
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
    [Venture Capital] What Sin City Needs to Become Start-up City
    cities--including Detroit, Kansas City, and Omaha--is eager to fashion itself into a place where government is friendly to entrepreneurs, real estate is cheap, capital is waiting to be deployed, and talent is plentiful. Now Logan is looking to take the RocketSpace model elsewhere--specifically to cities with a high concentration of tech talent, plenty of venture capital, and a strong political will.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
    [Venture Capital] 5 Ways to Weed Out a Liar
    The start-up’s board asks you to take over the 50-person venture, as its investors write a $20 million check to help it get to the next level. You decide that a critical next step for the venture is to win a government contract that would customize the product - leading to thousands of orders. There are many ways to measure integrity - but one memorable one comes from venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz (AH).
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Venture Capital] You Control the Fate of Business
    In my conversations with other small business owners, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and bankers in the past few weeks, I have been alarmed that there is a far greater threat lurking beyond the overall economic uncertainty--and it has to do with our best efforts as business owners. From my own contacts, I continue to hear in both the banking arena and the venture capital space that money is available, but not being spent. Stop hiding behind taxes and the government.
  • ASK THE VC  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Venture Capital] Raouf: Should You Care About Your VC’s Investors?
    We cover a lot of this stuff, and more, in Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist in Chapter 8: How Venture Capital Funds Work but are psyched to see other VCs blogging about this in an effort to demystify how VC firms are actually structured, VCs are compensated, and what impacts their motivations at different points in the life of a fund or a firm.
  • 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. So we've taken down the signup form (which is why the link in the tweet doesn't work).
  • 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. I thought I would share a quick update on my blog about my professional plans.
  • 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.
  • 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. I think this is a good read for all entrepreneurs to keep in mind if they are looking for venture capital. Earlier this week Grey Area announced a whopping 1.9 This is one of the largest single rounds into the Finnish gaming companies in the recent years for sure.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
    [Venture Capital] Tim O'Reilly: Civic Tech Is Not as Boring as It Sounds
    It was a panel event that also included Director of New Media Ventures Christie George and Google Ventures Partner Ken Norton. Venture capitalists are herd animals -- or perhaps more accurately they are predators who follow herds," O’Reilly joked. O’Reilly himself is now a partner at O''Reilly Alphatech Ventures. I think we''ve got a little caught up in the only way to do a company is with venture capital."
  • 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. Some very interesting graphics including this heat map: Very cool visualization tool!
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Overlooked Financing Option for Your Business
    If you need to cash to build your company but aren't keen on draining your personal savings or giving up equity to venture capitalists, there may be another possibility. No, says Lighter Capital , a Seattle-based company that offers a unique financing option to entrepreneurs: revenue-based financing. Investor gives capital to company in exchange for a small percentage of gross revenues. RBF lives as a hybrid of bank debt and venture capital.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Venture Capital] When Kickstarter Investors Want Their Money Back
    He ended up shipping items three months late, and only because he was able to secure nearly $1 million in venture capital. Today, he's in Costa Rica, researching his next venture, which he says will be a company with a social mission. Kickstarter has raised millions for designers and entrepreneurs. But what happens when no product materializes?
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Forget IPO. The New Goal? Get Acquired
    The start-up and venture capital communities see it differently. Their conclusion: Entrepreneurs and VCs are seeking out acquisitions--not IPOs--for venture-backed start-ups. "We Venture capitalists will be eyeing a portfolio company's exit from the day they decide to write the entrepreneur a check. Faley sees these conversations happening at the venture level, too. Economists might explain the decline in IPOs through market conditions.
  • TECHCRUNCH.COM  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Think Your Start-up Is Venture Worthy? Think Again.
    Tech Gadgets Mobile Enterprise GreenTech CrunchBase TechCrunch TV Disrupt SF More TechCrunch TV Beta Invites Crunchies Elevator Pitches Gillmor Gang Podcasts TechCrunch Europe TechCrunch Trends TechCrunch France TechCrunch Japan Whats Hot: Android Apple Facebook Google Microsoft Twitter Yahoo Zynga Subscribe: Think Your Start-up Is Venture Worthy? Researchers polled experts in lending, mezzanine capital, private equity, venture capital and private businesses themselves.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Epitaph for an Entrepreneur « Steve Blank
    I’m 3 years in on my first venture with 2 kids and you’ve outlined some fantastic, and very concrete, suggestions. Either because expectations were not set right or when the venture has failed. Reply Jeff Bussgang , on June 24, 2009 at 7:11 am Said: As a father of three who was a former entreprereneur and now living a similar lifestyle-challenged life as a VC with Flybridge Capital, I really related to this post.
  • 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. The good folks over at Øresund Startups found an interesting Masters'' thesis that looked at startup investments in Skåne, the Southernmost part of Sweden that includes Malmö, Helsingborg, and Lund.
  • 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. This Latvian startup community platform is funded by Latvian Guarantee Agency , which is a fund of funds distributing money from European Investment Fund to publically co-founded venture capital funds. Editor''s note: our writer Marija Odineca part of the Labs of Latvia team.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [Venture Capital] One CEO's Quest for VC Funding
    Jeff Gordy, CEO of Z2 Systems, learned two important lessons while looking for growth capital. One thing all growing companies need is access to growth capital. Even though capital is not as important as other fundamental growth elements, such as a solid business model, superior customer offering, and a strong team, it often dominates the attention of entrepreneurial CEOs. The moment you accept outside capital it seems that you are no longer the true leader of your company.
  • 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. “Too much money in a startup is not only unnecessary, it’s actually toxic.” Mike Maples, Super Angel by Jonathan Krieger The VC market is frothy.
  • 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. Some names from the list are Mari-Liis Lind, Secretary General of Estonian Venture Capital Association, Yrjö Ojasaar, whom we've also had the honor to have in our ArcticEvenings in Tallinn as well as Peep Aaviksoo, who is the former CEO and President of the Estonian Mobile Phone company.
  • 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. Things brings the company a fresh load of capital to further fuel the growth. Our January's recruiting partner is DealDash , a Helsinki, Finland based startup.
  • 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. Specifically, in my sample, one firm is still a going concern; one was sold at a price that roughly yielded a breakeven return to early investors; two were sold at prices that returned only a small fraction of capital invested; and the rest were complete wipeouts.
  • 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 new fund ensures that there is capital available for growth companies”, says Jan Vapaavuori, Minister for Economic Affairs. “As
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Resistance Is Futile: Uber Loves a Fight
    Uber, with $50 million in venture capital backing and a growth rate that rivals those of Google and Amazon in their early years, definitely has heft. Uber started operations in its hometown of San Francisco, then opened for business in four more cities before rolling into the nation''s capital--its sixth city launch--in December 2011. Meanwhile, the company is venturing beyond cars.
  • 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.
  • 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. Backed by existing and new investors, including BaltCap and Imprimatur Capital , Latvian NoSQL database, enterprise search and cluster storage in one system offered as DBAAS (database as a service) has raised a reportedly oversubscribed funding round.
  • 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. ATDveecees (Venture Capital). Skip to main content. -->. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons. Barrons. AllThingsDigital.
  • 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. Coworking Spaces - A VC : Venture Capital and Technology , September 2, 2010 I've never been much of a fan of incubators. How To Pick A Co-Founder , by Naval Ravikant (Venture Hacks).
  • STEVE BLANK  |  MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Agile Opportunism – Entrepreneurial DNA « Steve Blank
  • 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.  Share and Enjoy: This entry was posted in Startups and tagged entrepreneur , lies , startup , venture capital.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
    [Venture Capital] FCC Move Spells Trouble for Online Startups
    They had some venture capital backing, but nothing on the order of News Corp.''s A new proposal threatens ''Net neutrality'' and economic growth. Imagine that we’re way back in the Stone Age of the Internet, say the summer of 2005. What if then-dominant social networking site MySpace, which had just been snapped up by News Corp.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Case Study: The L.A. Start-Up Scene
    said Mark Suster, general partner of Upfront Ventures. "We No Money, Big Problems But at bottom, nearly everyone acknowledged the city''s biggest weakness--the lack of freely flowing venture capital. "Is Is there enough capital in L.A.? New York has roughly twice the venture dollars flowing into it." At the L.A. Tech Summit, some of the city''s high-profile entrepreneurs and VCs sat down to discuss what''s working--and what''s not.
  • 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. Although the majority of investments might be in oil & energy, and there are fewer and larger (fat tail) investments, Norway still stands out as the largest venture capital market measured in terms of number of inhabitants. This guest post is by Tor R. Grønsund.
  • 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. From the Kauffman Foundation: The Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program annually recognizes 15 exceptional doctoral students and their universities.
  • 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. Don't mistake one for the other. A CV lists what you have done without necessarily proving that you are good at anything.
  • 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. TTTech is an Austrian technology company that delivers highly reliable networks for critical systems in vehicles such as airplanes, space craft, automobiles, etc.
  • 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. A rising tide lifts all boats and so swamps the effect of the hard work of some of those boat crews.
  • 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. Other factors in the Danish business climate also led Schmidt to set up shop in Germany and Norway, but it's clear now he has easier access to capital.
  • 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. Creating Culture Through Prototype Development Launching a Tech Venture, One Iteration at a Time Selling Ice to Eskimos: Learning from Selling Why Yin Needs Yang: Product Managers and Engineers. Venture Hacks VentureBeat Watching Websites Simple template.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Seriously Ridiculous: Rethinking the SEC's Proposed Crowdfunding Rules
    The opportunities to get funding without having to go hat-in-hand to a bank or to a venture capital firm are enormous. It''s a step in the right direction. Now let''s take the proposal apart. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its proposed rules for crowdfunding the other week. From the vantage point of being a small business owner, I think it’s a step in the right direction.
  • 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 ). A sizable amount of early capital and numerous early backers are hints that many have already scrutinized the project, liked it, and trusted its proponents and their ability to successfully complete the project.” ( Guerini et al.,
  • 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. female founders. founder friday. Conference 2012. Lessons learned from female founders and women entrepreneurs.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Top 10 Business Plan Mistakes #4: Lowball Pricing
    Tags: Venture Capital & Technology
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Buddha Temple Singapore - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 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. Other engineering departments at ASU often provide grad students to build prototypes, and even venture funding for certain projects.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Use Investment Banks for Exit, not Startup
    A few, like Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), actually do provide management services to startups, invest in startups, or provide early-stage venture capital, but that is not called an investment service and is part of a function called Emerging Technologies, or sometimes Private Equity. 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.
  • 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. Editors note: “Road To Exit: Start-up’s First Year” is a practical blog series addressing the most common legal questions and problems that a startup company and its management faces during their first year of operation. The series is sponsored by Attorneys at Law Borenius Ltd.
  • 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. IPO/M&A Lists. By Category. By Month. Recent Posts. Internet IPOs. Internet M&A. Software IPOs. Software M&A. Search This Blog.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Venture Capital] What is Growth Equity, Anyway? And When Do You Need It?
    Companies are staying private longer Prior to the famous dot-com bust, public markets were the primary source of growth capital for start-ups. They are growing to unprecedented scale and raising a lot more capital. A relatively new category of asset class, called growth-stage venture or growth private equity, has expanded rapidly in just the past five years. Even within the investment community, you will hear varied descriptions of growth capital.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015
    [Venture Capital] RegulatoryKings: Thoughts on the Duel Between Government and Fans
    By not allowing individuals to invest in startups and venture capital funds unless they're already wealthy, we're widening the gap between the rich and everyone else. Full disclosure: I'm an investor in a stealth daily fantasy sports company. Daily fantasy sports have exploded onto the scene in the last couple of years, and recent events have caused regulators to look at the area with increased scrutiny.
  • 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. We set about in 2007 as a blog to promote this region as the best and most interesting place to run a startup. In 2009 we founded a company around this to make it more efficient to handle money and be responsible for the actions we took.
  • 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! I hope to engage entrepreneurs, VCs, and anyone else in dialogue! Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Guest Post from HBS Professor: The Nuances of Marketplaces | Main.
  • 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 During the 3 year market correction that followed the tech bubble, venture capital lost favor with many institutional investors. October 13, 2008 in Venture Capital | Permalink. Venture Capital. Venture Capital|.
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Startup 2.0 talk at Canada National Angel Summit conf - Master of.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 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. August 2008 Raising money is the second hardest part of starting a startup.The hardest part is making something people want: most startupsthat die, die because they didnt do that. But the second biggestcause of death is probably the difficulty of raising money.Fundraising is brutal.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
    [Venture Capital] Global Survey: American Small Business Owners Most Independent
    Overall, about 70 percent of businesses feel that banks aren’t doing an adequate job of making capital available to small businesses. “I believe that the development and encouragement of more diversified funding sources, such as angel investment, venture capital, peer-to-peer and crowd-funding, should be a priority.” Only about forty percent of American small businesses want more government assistance with securing bank loans.
  • 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.
  • 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). By Willem Nout, project manager and Head of Search for Flipit.com. I started out working for Imbull almost four years ago. Two 28-year old founders, a friend they hired to come work for them fulltime and one intern in a nice but small office in Amsterdam.
  • 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. Business is not for the overly cautious or the faint of heart. If you’re going to run a business or invest in a company, you have to be willing to take risks, big and small. Sometimes these risks become regrets, but sometimes they turn out to be the best decision you’ve ever made.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [Venture Capital] IPOs Shine, But Entrepreneurs Turn Down Mergers
    2013 was the best year for venture-backed IPOs since 2007, but when it comes to buyouts, entrepreneurs are looking for a better deal Snapchat isn''t the only company turning down seemingly-lucrative buyout offers. According to data recently released from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association, the mergers-and-acquisitions market for venture-backed companies was uncharacteristically quiet in 2013, with only 377 deals completed.
  • 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. View Original Post.
  • UC BERKELEY  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017
    [Venture Capital] Haasies Win Entrepreneur Choice @ VCIC Regionals
    Congrats to the VCIC Dream Team for winning Entrepreneurs’ Choice at this year’s Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) Regionals. BHEP’s VCIC program trains grad students from across campus to be “venture capitalists for a day” through a series of workshops and preliminary competitions.
  • 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.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
    [Venture Capital] VCs Debate the Consumer Web Start-up Landscape
    After a report revealed a lack of follow-on investments for consumer web start-ups, venture investors were quick to blog and tweet their opinions. Of 165 consumer Internet companies that raised venture capital in 2010, just under half have raised an equity round since, according to a recent report by Dow Jones VentureSource. From Silicon Valley to New York, venture investors in the consumer web space were quick to weigh in on the report.
  • 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. NewCo's track record generating the revenue stream may be used to attract long-term investors, creditors and/or venture capital to reduce the risk of financing the development of the therapeutic application. Startup Basics Recap from Interview Introduction to Links for Capital Market Articles.
  • 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. Startup Basics Recap from Interview Introduction to Links for Capital Market Articles.
  • 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. Some people would say, “Easy— crowdfunding.” ” But that’s just the tip of the creativity iceberg.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
    [Venture Capital] Top 5 Myths About Selling Your Business
    If you’re selling to a financial investor, such as a venture capital firm or private equity group, having a talented management team that’s willing to stay on after the sale is a positive selling point that helps command a premium price. ” I don’t want to discount the power of an infusion of growth capital in the life of your company, but the truth is that the right private equity group can offer you much more than just a big fat check.
  • 500 HATS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Congrats Mint :) - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Buddy Media raises $6.5M, launches "app" network. SGN buying.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Web 2.0 Expo SF: Series of Tubes + Startup Metrics 101 - Master of.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008
    [Venture Capital] VentureBeat Digital Media Party - Hot Hot HOT! - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Q: How in Holy Hell are Facebook, Slide, Ning, & "Toy Apps" worth.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Happy 5th Anniversary linkedin (& congrats Reid, Dan & team :)
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Mike Speiser is Laserlike on Spreadsheets 2.0 - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2008
    [Venture Capital] RockYou Raises $35M from Doll Capital - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2008
    [Venture Capital] The Start Conference: Thu 8/7 in SF (tomorrow!) - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2008
    [Venture Capital] STARTonomics.com: Simple, Actionable Metrics for Startup Success.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Startup Metrics: The 1-Page Business Model - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Andrew Chen: Solves Unified Field Theorem for Bkfst, Whips Out "6.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2008
    [Venture Capital] Hawaii Here We Come. - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Become a Web 2.0 Metrics Jedi: Using Product & Marketing Metrics.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2009
    [Venture Capital] The 2009 TechFellow Awards: The Envelope, Please. - Master of.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009
    [Venture Capital] US Startup Investment Market Overview (Startonomics Tokyo, June.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Join GeeksOnaPlane for DC (9/18-19) & Europe (9/21-10/2) - Master.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Venture Capital] fbFund REV: Our Summer of Social Startups - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Glenn Kelman has some good reasons i might be wrong - Master of.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
    [Venture Capital] RethinkHawaii.com (Nov 1-5): Come Get Your Geek On. - Master of.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Venture Capital] An American Geek in Paris (LeWeb) - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2009
    [Venture Capital] Startup Weekend Tokyo & GeeksOnaPlane Japan (Dec 2009) - Master of.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Startup 2.0: a Silicon Valley Story - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010
    [Venture Capital] 500 Startups - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Dave McClure talk about seed investing on GigaOm - Master of 500 Hats
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Venture Capital] GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. You Should Be.
    Categories A Few of My Favorite Posts Big Ideas, Hot Air Blog the Blogging Bloggers Books, Movies, & Media Conferences & Events Dave, Friends, Family Facebookaholic Finance & Economics, Capital Ideas Fun, Funny, Silly Games, Sports, Frisbee Geeks, Tech, Startups Life Lessons Marvelous Marketing Metrics & Measurement Microfinance, Social Entrepreneur Music, Art, Food, Travel Politics & Foreign Policy Prediction Markets Search, SEO/SEM, etc She Blinded Me With SCIENCE!
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Michael A. Wolf – Angel Investor and Entrepreneur
    I 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. At Viasoft, we started with a unique product idea, raised venture capital from world class VC’s, sold into a virgin market, created a world-wide operation, completed a successful IPO, and generated a $1 billion market cap. Mike: Absolutely no question, raising outside capital for your venture.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [Venture Capital] Ten Top Funding Sources for Startups
    Venture capital. An investment from a venture capital firm is usually expensive, in equity and control. If you go for venture capital, don’t expect a quick fix, so prepare to spend at least six months searching for and closing the deal. Money to build the business is the number one challenge for most startups. Don’t believe the urban myth that you can sketch your idea on a napkin, and people will throw money at you.
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