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The Venture Capital Market

January 23, 2010


There’s a wonderful blog conversation ongoing between Paul Kedrosky and Fred Wilson on the optimal number of venture capital firms. To summarize, both advocate for a reduction in amount of capital and number of VC firms participating in the market. Check out Kedrosky’s post from this week – Fred Wilson and the Venture Capital (Non-)Cartel […]

Profile of Angel Investors

December 11, 2009


Received an emailed list of the :most cited articles from Institutional Investor Journals. One of them caught my eye – “A Profile of Angel Investors” – published in the Journal of Private Equity. Haven’t downloaded or read the article yet, but passing along in case you should care to…

Venture Capital Panel Discussion: Fred Wilson & Jordan Levy

January 9, 2009


This morning’s sessions at the InmanNews Real Estate Connect Conference in New York City included a panel discussion with Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures and Jordan Levy of Softbank. Some interesting insights and perspectives regarding the state of venture capital and the general economy. From Fred Wilson (who also authors the A VC blog): […]

Venture Capital Trends: By Stage, Round, & Industry

December 27, 2008


In March, I noted that venture capital is moving “up the ladder” – more money was flowing into latter stage investments, with only about 10% of VC deals going to start-up stage investment (as compared to 25% in 1995). In August, I examined venture capital investments by financing round which revealed that Series E round […]

Venture Capital Trends – Q1, 2008

July 11, 2008


Found this article on VC Experts (a great source for articles and analysis on a myriad of venture capital topics) a couple weeks ago. In short, Barry Kramer and Michael Patrick of Fenwich & West LLP analyze the venture funding terms for over 100 companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. For those number-crunchers, this […]