Category Archives: VC

Social+Capital Partnership – a different type of VC

Businessweek has a great write up on Chamath Palihapitiya & Social+Capital Partnership src=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?deepLinkEmbedCode=NiZndoNTpp1JF4AC0baAbC61H7HSKRzv&video_pcode=oza2w6q8gX9WSkRx13bskffWIuyf&embedCode=NiZndoNTpp1JF4AC0baAbC61H7HSKRzv”>

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A Redditor about the problem with today’s Silicon Valley startup communitty

I remember during the original dotcom bubble getting to a point where I was hearing about all these internet startups and constantly confused about whether they were real companies. “How is Flooz going to work? That seems like such a … Continue reading

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Social-Mobile-Local

Social – Facebook/Twitter Mobile – Iphone/Android Local – probably largest opportunity in next wave of innovation Advertising Age, suggests that in 2007, local U.S. businesses spent around $123 billion annually on local media. Critical success of Yelp – Accountability and … Continue reading

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New Generation In Silicon Valley’s Draper Dynasty

Fast Company has a great feature on the Draper Dynasty: Unlike Westport or Dallas or even San Francisco, the Valley isn’t known for respecting the elite trappings of old money, connections, or inherited power. On the contrary, the Valley is … Continue reading

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Another sign of start up top – Justin Bieber, Venture Capitalist

Justin Bieber, Venture Capitalist

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What is the worst part of being a VC?

An anonymous user has a great response on Quora, Q&A Site: I have been a VC general partner for nearly 10 years at a large brand name fund. Have had several successful exits. Am on the exact kind of career … Continue reading

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VCs best days are ahead

Mark Suster has a brilliant post PeHub on status of Venture Capital business In the post, Mark tries to convey how VCs best days are ahead due to the following 7 reasons: 1. The number of startups being created has … Continue reading

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