Jeremiah Owyang has today’s great post up titled Beyond the Money: Some VCs Provide Startups With A Competitive Edge. The bullet point summary is: Thought Leadership Strategic Guidance Being Part of The Family Ancillary Services Umbrella Branding Parties… eerr um Networking Recruiting and Fundraising It’s a quick read but with some great thoughts in it.
Topic: Great Posts
Today’s best post of the day is from Josh Kopelman of First Round Capital. Most of Josh’s posts are winners and Nothing to Lose (or Risk Tolerance is a Competitive Weapon) provides some great insights into the impact of risk tolerance during the 2000 downturn and how PayPal used it as a competitive weapon against eBay.
Today’s great VC post is from our partner Seth Levine who wrote a post on his blog titled Hiring As A Core Competency. It’s worth a careful read for when you are ready to start hiring again.
Georges van Hoegaerden, the managing director of The Venture Company, has today’s post of the day titled Which investors to avoid. In addition to a couple of great one-liners, it’s got some good advice. To reinforce Georges post with an opposite, take a look at Fred Wilson’s post Soundcloud – Flickr For Musicians. In it, […]
Our friend Amy Hartman, who recently started her own law firm specializing in employment matters wrote a great piece called "Feel the Burn." It’s a very informative, yet easy to read piece on strategies for cutting your company’s burn rate during these challenging times. Most of her advice is with her employment law hat on, […]
Fred Wilson has today’s great post up titled Portfolio Screens. This is the second post that describes how Fred is thinking about his portfolio right now and follows another great post of Fred’s titled The Survival Matrix. The size of the balls represents the amount invested in each company (the picture above is of […]