CORPORATE SUICIDE AND HIGHER EDUCATION: Check Out The Best VC Advice From Across The Web

 
 
 

Feelin’ lazy?

Check out these links of venture capitalist wisdom from the past week, and get back on that horse, champ.

  • Lavabit Commits Corporate Suicide by Brad Feld of Foundry Group: “I accepted a long time ago that I had no actual privacy – that all of my data was being captured somewhere. I gave a talk at my 20th business school reunion in 2008 where I stated directly that “we no longer had any privacy.” But it’s getting worse – fast.”
  • Six Key Benchmarks For Your Saas [Software-as-a-Service] Startup by Tomasz Tunguz of Redpoint Ventures: “Inside sales driven companies grow fastest…”
  • This Is Your Path to Profit by Charlie O’Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures: “Getting investor dollars is like a sugar rush. As soon as you have that cinnamon bun, you just want another one, and if you don’t get a second one, you crash.”
  • The One Trillion Reasons To Rethink How Higher Education Funding Works by Brad Feld of Foundry Group: “While Amy and I don’t have kids, we’ve funded the college educations for several relatives and the children of several friends. We’re fortunate that we can write these checks as the parents couldn’t have, and in each case the experience has been life changing, with no strings attached, for the young men and women.”