Category Archives: Venture Capital

If 300k per month is noise, then show me the signal baby!


CNET really seems to have misread what Jeff Clavier – one of my favorite VC blogging guys – said to them recently about startups and income.    Rafe at CNET implied that Jeff was suggesting that even for a startup making a respectable 300k … Continue reading

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Mashup Camp 6 returns to Silicon Valley


Mashup Camp 6 is in about 10 days and I’m really looking forward to the firehouse of new mashups, APIs, startups, and application information that’ll be there.    I attened the first two which were both great, then missed the last … Continue reading

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Compete.com sale a champagne moment? Not at ~8% per year return it’s not.


Update:  Silicon Valley Insider is reporting that there is an additional 75MM in the deal as an “earnout” over the next several years.   That may make this deal sweeter than it appears at first. At first glance you’d think the sale … Continue reading

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Israel Web Tour coming to Silicon Valley


Following is a Press Release – this looks like a very interesting event for Silicon Valley: IsraelWebTour Returns to Silicon Valley with 15 Hot Web Startups California Israel Chamber of Commerce Announces 15 Israel-based Companies to Tour Silicon Valley SAN … Continue reading

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Venture Capitalism – luck or science?


Over at his excellent blog, A VC, Fred Wilson is bearing his Venture Capitalist soul and offering a lot of insight into his very successful VC firm.     Today, his analyses of why some startups fail sounded really compelling to me in the same way … Continue reading

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Venture Capital: Fred rules but his 3x rule is too optimistic! ?


Fred Wilson’s got a fascinating post about his history of investments over at Union Square Ventures.   Of course he’s got every reason to post his results, which appear to be exceptional although he has left out a key factor in his little analysis, … Continue reading

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