Today’s post of the day is from Andy Sack titled Do Seattle VCs suck? In it, Andy states: “Moreover, I wanted to explore the question: Do Seattle venture capitalist suck as much as their public opinion suggests? In a nutshell, the local venture community is getting a bad rap. However, it’s also easy to understand […]
Topic: Great Posts
Mark Suster of GRP Partners in LA continues to crank out great posts, including today’s titled Getting Access to the Old Boys’ Club (how to approach a VC). I like investing in LA (we’ve got three investments there – Oblong, Topspin, and Memeo) and I’ve got a long term evil plan for the city. In […]
Mark Suster of GRP Partners is blogging like a fiend and has the best VC post of the day titled Sorry Guys – It’s the Size of the Wave, Not the Motion of the Ocean. Entrepreneurs – wander over and take a look. Plus, he’s got some title alliteration.
Today’s great post is from David Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners and is titled Israeli Venture Keynote: When Failure Is An Option. Embedded is his keynote presentation from last week at the Israeli Venture Association Annual Conference. While David focused on lessons for venture capital in Israel, they apply broadly to venture capital anywhere in […]
Today’s great VC post is by Greg Gottesman (a managing director at Madrona Venture Group) and is titled Thirteen key characteristics of a great startup culture. It shows up in John Cook’s column in TechFlash – the article is solid and the comments (all 66 of them at this point) are priceless. I’m baffled by […]
Today’s post is from Matt Eventoff – a communications consultant who has good tips for entrepreneurs who are pitching VCs. I reinforce that having a clear message is really important. If you get off on the wrong foot in a presentation and can’t clearly definite your value proposition, you risk losing the interest of the […]