Fred Wilson has a long post up today titled What To Say To A Roomful of CTOs. As with many of Fred’s "think out loud posts" it covers a lot of ground. It’s an interesting complement to a post I wrote last October titled CTO vs. VP Engineering where I assert that after 20 employees, […]
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Venture Hacks has today’s great post titled Should I give my lawyers equity? This is a common ask by most lawyers of their early stage clients. Venture Hacks gives you all the correct answers to this question.
Mark Davis – a member of the DFJ Gotham – has written a very extensive series of posts on his blog titled Get Venture. Mark describes his goal as to "create the entrepreneur’s manual for raising venture capital." He’s covered a lot of ground that is a good read for any entrepreneur looking to raise […]
Today’s great VC post comes from our partner Seth Levine– “Sales is a Science, not an Art.” I agree with Seth’s take on sales. The most successful sales organizations are metric driven folks who really have control over all the “levers” that can be pushed and pulled to affect change. Given the distributed nature of the sales workforce, […]
Today’s great post(s) are from Fred Wilson and Bijan Sabet regarding the usage of non-compete clauses for employees of venture-backed startups. Specifically Bijan argues that non-competes should be eliminated and Fred argues that they should not, if properly paid for. It’s an interesting debate, but one that I side with Fred on. Having spent the past 10 […]
I’ve written about NDA’s over on Feld Thoughts – my most popular post on this is Why Most VC’s Don’t Sign NDAs. Today’s post of the day is from VentureHacks and is titled What should I send investors? Part 3: Business Plans, NDAs, and Traction. The whole post is worth a read even though the […]