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Venture Capital – late vs. early stage

July 19, 2007

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An interesting article in the San Jose Mercury News by Mark Boslet discusses the higher valuations of venture capital deals – “Venture capital funding, valuations rise.” (links to PDF file of the article on the Saints Capital website).Some thoughts on the article to consider: 1. The investors that compose the continuum of private equity, ranging […]

Definition: Entrepreneurship

July 17, 2007

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Over the past month at a couple of local events, I’ve heard speakers offer two different definitions of Entrepreneurship: 1. “Leveraging resources to get things done” & 2. “Prudent risk-taking.” The first definition was offered by Christopher Keene of Active Grid Software at a SVASE lunch event last month that I’ve referenced in previous posts. […]

Sales Incentive Programs

July 10, 2007

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I am currently working with Altos Research, a real-time real estate information service based in Mountain View, CA, in a part-time role. Currently, the sales force consists of the CEO, me, and well, that’s it. My role with Altos is to develop the overall sales strategy and long term organization. We were discussing the longer […]