Rick Segal has three great blog posts up this 4th of July weekend. He’s Canadian so I expect he is still working – maybe we’ll see a fourth from him. Term Sheets vs. Intent 3 VC Questions You Should Not Answer Dancing With the One Who Brung Ya Happy 4th Rick. Keep writing.
Topic: Great Posts
Today’s great post of the day is from Fred Wilson titled The IPO Debate. There were no VC-backed IPOs in Q208 – the first time this has happened since 1978. The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) is doing a big media push to get the word out about this and what it thinks is the […]
Fred Wilson has today’s great VC blog post up titled I Got Lucky. It’s the story of how Fred got into the VC business – going back to 1986. I met Fred in 1996 the same day I met Seth Godin at Yoyodyne (which ended up being the first investment out of Fred’s new fund […]
David Feinleib at Mohr Davidow Ventures has today’s great post up titled Why Startups Fail. Given all the consumer web stuff that got funded between 2004 and 2006, we are heading for another wave of failure as companies run out of gas after their Series B / Series C rounds and their investors lose patience […]
Josh Kopleman has today’s great post up titled How to "Ask for the Order". After I read it, I thought a better title would have been "Lubricating Commercial Transactions", but then again, I’m not a titleist (one who is excellent at making up titles.) I learn this lesson over and over again, especially after a […]
So today’s "great post" comes from er… me. :) Okay, so my partner Ryan and I did a podcast last week with Larry Nelson of W3W3 and our conversation covered both the intellectual property and patent issues we’ve faced as investors in high-technology companies. We definitely have a love/hate (ok, mostly hate) relationship with patents, […]