Posts tagged VC

The State of Venture Capital and the Internet

Mark Suster’s keynote presentation at the VCJ Venture Alpha conference on the state of venture capital and the Internet.  It’s an interesting presentation on the direction of VC and the Internet heading towards bring together television and the web.

Venture capitalist Mark Suster talks about the types of startup companies and technologies he is excited about and investing in.

Highlights include: cloud computing, data as a service (Daas), new-age TV/media distribution, and more.

One Book Every Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist Should Own

"If you’re an entrepreneur or VC or will be working in this industry - buy this. read it. live it.

When I first started as a startup CEO in 1999 there were no guides on raising venture capital. There were no explanations for all of the confusing details outlined in a term sheet.

Drag along rights? Um, OK. That sounds fine to me. I barely understood it. I asked my lawyer for an explanation. He gave me the human explanation for what the term meant. It sounded logical enough, so I moved on to the next point. Only later did I learn how it could be used to screw me.”

Read Mark Suster’s full article

I’m just starting it.

BRYCE DOT VC: The Energy

brycedotvc:

I’ve been fortunate throughout my career.

Very early on, conscientiously or not, I chose a path of entrepreneurship. Of starting things. Of making things. Of building things. And surrounding myself with people who do the same. I’m not sure if I chose this path or it chose me. But I know it has…

What to do When a Tech Giant Decides to Eat Your Lunch

"No private head nods are given to small startup companies to help them prepare. We’re in a market where 800-pound gorillas throw their weight around and the rest of the market races to react and survive."