I co-own a startup company recently founded between myself and a partner. Neither of us have the core skills to write a clear and coherent business plan. However, we have very forward vision, goals, built-up clients and community, a strong advisory panel and all around great prospects. What would you advise we do, if not […]
Rick Segal has today’s VC Post of the Day with his excellent post A Fatal Paper Cut. Rick tells the story of the death of a promising young startup as a result of a messy early capital structure that wasn’t managed correctly from the beginning. In due diligence, the VC chickened out and the company […]
Ah – two great VC posts in one day – what more could you ask for? Scott Maxwell of OpenView Venture Partners has an awesome post up titled 10 best ways to lie with metrics. I’m glad to see Scott blogging again – his MIT background shines through with his critical thinking on any topic […]
Saul Klein (VP at Skype) has the Great VC Post of the day up. It’s a presentation by Ben Holmes from Index Ventures on Everything You Need To Know About Venture Capital.
It’s late on Friday (queue Amy from background: “Brad, it’s 6:10 on a Friday – get off of your computer and come play.”) Before I figure out where we are going for dinner, I thought I’d leave you with a Madlib to fill in. Remember Madlibs? Yeah – sure you do. I know I’m supposed to […]
Today’s Great VC Post doesn’t come from a VC (I couldn’t find any great ones this morning when I went through my feeds in FeedDemon.) Instead, it’s a post by my long time friend Will Herman titled Prepare and Be Prepared that is a follow up to my post titled Don’t Be Casual. I realize this […]