Q: My question relates to control premium with reference to VC investment in private companies. I would like to know whether when a VC invests in a private company does the investment includes any element of control premium. Also what are the factors based on which one can judge whether a deal in such case […]
Archives for June 2007
Month: June 2007
Marc wrote another great post on venture capitalists titled The truth about venture capitalists, Part 2. Excellent stuff. Fred Wilson agrees.
Charlie O’Donnell has today’s great post of the day (ok – that’s the second one – yes – I’m back online after a “sort-of vacation.”) The post – titled How to get started as a Venture Capital (VC) analyst nails it. Charlie spent two years at Union Square Ventures as an analyst before joining Oddcast, one […]
Marc Andreesen, the cofounder of Netscape, Opsware, and Ning has today’s great post up titled The truth about venture capitalists, Part 1. Marc started blogging recently and while his posts are essay style ones, they are fun, interesting, and full of good juicy meat. There are a few factual inaccuracies (e.g. that VC funds are […]
Q: When working with a recruiter to hire for VP Engineering, etc. jobs, what are the standard terms I should expect in the recruiter’s contract? Should there be a time duration in which the new employee should stay with my company prior to the recruiter getting paid? Todays answer is courtesy of Seth Levine, one […]
Do Venture Investors Require Business Plans? Q: Do VCs and angel investors really require a complete business plan? I’ve read a great deal of conflicting advice about the value of a business plan with regard to funding. A: (Jason). Well, it sort of matters how you define “complete.” You could probably ask 10 VCs and […]