Archives / July, 2009

Another Way VCs Outnegotiate Entrepreneurs

Jeff Bussgang from Flybridge has today’s great VC post titled In VC deals, Price Doesn’t Matter – But The "Promote" Does.  While I personally dislike the phrase “promote” to describe the concept Jeff is describing (I think “founders post-deal ownership value” – or FPDOV – is a much better phrase, although I realize “promote” is…

Finding Companies to Invest In

Today’s great VC post is from my partner (and co-author of this blog) Jason Mendelson.  Jason post Where Do Venture Capitalists Find Their Companies? has a detailed breakdown, from Jason’s point of view, on where VCs find (and look for) companies to invest in. And – as a bonus post – Mark Suster has a…