Today’s two great VC posts are from David Cowan and Stu Phillips. David writes on The Prospects for SaaS. He also discusses his mixed experience with his squash gnocchi. Stu writes on The other side of cost cutting. While cutting costs is important if you are trying to become profitable, Stu suggests that everyone should […]
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Today’s great post is from Fred Wilson and is titled The Survival Matrix. Fred and his partners at Union Square Ventures give you a quantitative way to determine the level at which you should "freak out" about your cash position. Where do you fall on their survival matrix?
Two great posts on this lovely day in Boulder, Colorado. The first is Due Diligence Reveals All – To The VC by Jeff Bussgang at Flybridge Capital Partners. Jeff explains the three stages to the VC due diligence process and how it works. The second is Be Careful Who You Deal With by Matt McCall at […]
We’ve gotten many emails over the past few days wondering how the meltdown is going to affect VCs and startups. The quick answer is "not much of an effect – so far." Just linking around, here are some posts that you might want to check out if you’d like to read more. Mendelson’s Musings: How […]
Tom Crotty, managing general partner of Battery Ventures, has today’s best post of the day up over at PEHub. It’s titled The Portfolio Effect: Battery’s Tom Crotty on Why VCs Should Back at Least 25 Companies in Every Fund. Tom explains that, regardless of fund size, each fund should try to have between 25 and […]
Rick Segal has today’s great post up titled From the Trenches: OS Who? In addition to being enlightening, it’s hilarious. He’s also got some hints about where OS/2 is heading. Updated: Rick provides some clarification on what he was trying to say in his post Ruh Oh – Time for a butt whoppin (mine).