Self-awareness is a beneficial quality in many circumstances: Working under pressure. Identifying personal weakness. Inspiring humor. And for startup success, according to Founder Collective Partner Micah Rosenbloom, a founder's self-awareness ca[...]
So much to learn, so little time...
"Healthcare: Commerce Before Marketplace?" by Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures: "So what would a commerce model a la Amazon look like in healthcare? It would be a branded service that provides diagnosis, p[...]
It's been a hot minute since our last collection of VC wisdom...buckle up for some serious mind-warps:
"Facebook Massively Overpaid for WhatsApp," by Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures: "All the arguments being made about Facebook simply usin[...]
In a recent blog post, Mark Suster of Upfront Ventures announced that Jordan Hudson has been promoted to Principal at the L.A.-based VC firm, and also gave a few hints on what top-tier venture capitalist actually do with their time.
So much advice, so little time to read...
"How to Shorten Your Sales Cycle And Avoid Wasting Time," by Mark Suster of Upfront Ventures: "The thing is … what I see many sales execs do is burn up countless hours on mid-level campaigns that get torpe[...]
It's been a hot minute since our last round-up of VC advice....but wisdom, unlike bloggers, does not sleep.
"The Limits of Capitalism," by Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures: "Contrary to the occasional community members who call me a socialist [...]
Ya like phone calls? Huh? Do ya, sport? Well that's just great, because in a recent blog post, Mark Suster of Upfront Ventures is giving out tips for how to make successful business calls.
His main advice: Get to the point! Everyone's overschedule[...]
In April 2011, Bloodhound Technologies -- which developed fraud-monitoring software for healthcare claims -- sold for $82.5 million after raising over seven rounds of VC financing, according to the New York Times. Co-founder Joseph A. Carsanaro had s[...]
Brad Garlinghouse – current CEO of YouSendIt and former AOL/Yahoo executive – has beef with VentureBeat’s ‘Top 15 Venture Capital Deals of 2012’ from back in December. He notes that the list’s number-one deal, Fisk Automotive, had raised more than $1[...]