Straight from the Seattle Lunch 2.0 meetup at SEOmoz in August 2009 comes this light-hearted look at raising venture capital. SEOmoz CEO, Rand Fishkin, shares his experiences with raising capital with an amusing (but strangely appropriate) comparison to the dating scene. SEOmoz emerged from our first round of VC funding with a profitable and growing [...]
As a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Dana Mead supports entrepreneurs and innovators seeking to make major impact through life science technologies and ventures. In this lecture, Mead talks about Venture Capital, offering great insights about Silicon Valley and life as a venture capitalist.
Fred Destin, Partner at Atlas Venture gives his masterful talk on Hacking Venture Capital.
Interview with Randy Komisar, Author and VC on iteration and finding your way.
This is a video of Dave McClure’s presentation: How to Pitch a VC (aka Startup Viagra: How to Give a VC a Hard-On), given at Presentation Camp SF on March 21st, 2009. This presentation is available on one page with the accompanying slides at: tr.im/pitch_vc Slides are from SlideShare: tr.im/pitch_vc_slides
Inmaculada Martinez Stradbroke Advisors – Digital Media Strategist & Venture Capital Investor
Sarah Lacy of PandoDaily chats with Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and SpaceX on entrepreneurship and venture capital
Sarah Lacy talked to Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and SpaceX during PandoMonthly and went into detail on what other entreprenuers should do while raising venture capital, why he isn’t going to be doing another Internet startup, his thoughts on CleanTech, the launch of SpaceX, and finally, his plans for the future.
With companies like Fab, Milo, Tabulous, Bit.ly, Eventbrite, and Sendgrid, SoftTech have positioned themselves at the top of the Angel and early stage rounds in the valley. Jeff gives an insightful look into the preparation it requires to get a meeting with his team and how entrepreneurs can ultimately secure funding. Well worth the watch.
2011 has left the corporate world still struggling financially as the current climate is posing significant challenges for investments in all industries and especially the creation, survival and growth of SMEs. Is there a vital need for innovative solutions? Is there a role for VCs and non-traditional sources of funding? Who is being successful and [...]
Serial Entrepreneur and Early Stage Investor, Robin Klein Shares Lessons Learned with London Business School’s MBA Students
Robin joined the London office of Index Ventures in April 2010 as a Venture Partner. He is a founding partner of The Accelerator Group, a seed investment company specialising in e-commerce, digital media and Internet services. He is currently Chairman of Quickbridge (Wonga), Moo and MyBuilder and sits on the boards of Bill Monitor, EDITD, [...]