March 26, 2017

VC & Angel Capital

The Dark Side of Deal-by-Deal Carry

The Dark Side of Deal-by-Deal Carry

Deal-by-deal carry often yields very different returns from fund-level carry. Discover the benefits, and the downsides, of this investment vehicle.


When Things Go Bad in a Startup

When Things Go Bad in a Startup

When things go bad in a startup, the best response is to rationally evaluate your alternatives. Don't criticize the founders and ask for your money back.


Increasing the number of venture capital opportunities by itself is not enough. What really matters is your deal flow quality.

Making Deal Flow More Helpful

Increasing the number of venture capital opportunities by itself is not enough. What really matters is your deal flow quality.


Startup investors need to ask the right questions to mitigate risk. Here are 5 key considerations to add to your VC due diligence checklist.

Why Startup Investors Do Due Diligence

Startup investors need to ask the right questions to mitigate risk. Here are 5 key considerations to add to your VC due diligence checklist.


Anything that gets super amounts of attention from kids is worth a look. Discover why you might want to plan to invest in Snapchat if it goes public.

Why I Want an Allocation of Snap

Anything that gets super amounts of attention from kids is worth a look. Discover why you might want to plan to invest in Snapchat if it goes public.


Is There a Series A Financing Crunch?

Is There a Series A Financing Crunch?

As the number of technology companies receiving financing rises, observers have claimed there is evidence of a Series A financing crunch. I'm not so sure.


Increasingly, a lot of founders are making "unforced fundraising errors" that they could have avoided. Avoid these 5 unforced errors when seeking funding.

The Unforced Error Discount

Increasingly, a lot of founders are making "unforced fundraising errors" that they could have avoided. Avoid these 5 unforced errors when seeking funding.






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