2009

Apr
24

How a VC Firm Makes Money - Accel and Facebook Case Study - Part 1 of 4

Background information: Accel Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm. It invests in many industries such as Computing,
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Dec
20

Another Great Startable Tip: Making a Great Business Plan Pitch

Startable shared a neat and simple framework on how to make a great business plan pitch. It gives tips on
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May
21
Goldman Sachs’ DreamingWith BRICs: The Path to 2050

Goldman Sachs’ DreamingWith BRICs: The Path to 2050

Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050 BRIC is an acronym which means the fast growing developing economies of Brazil,
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May
02
What’s the latest market valuation for Facebook? [2009-05]

What’s the latest market valuation for Facebook? [2009-05]

Facebook valuation again! Some highlights : Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg just had a board-level conversation about possibly accepting money at
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Apr
27

How a VC Firm Makes Money - Accel and Facebook Case Study- Part 4 (Final)

This is the fourth installment of my series on How a VC Firm Makes Money. In my last post, I
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Apr
27
Fantastic Tool: Google News Timeline - Analysis of VC Industry Crisis

Fantastic Tool: Google News Timeline - Analysis of VC Industry Crisis

Another great tool from Google: Google News Timeline. Google News Timeline - Venture Capital results from 2001 All the news
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Apr
27
CNN’s article about Brazil’s high-tech hub in Sao Paulo

CNN’s article about Brazil’s high-tech hub in Sao Paulo

Brooklin - Sao Paulo - Brazil Brooklin is one of the high-tech hubs in Brazil. Many software and internet companies
Apr
24

How a VC firm Makes Money - Accel and Facebook Case Study - Part 3

News about series funding or staged investments from venture capitalists This is the third post in my series on How
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Apr
24

How a VC Firm Makes Money - Accel and Facebook Case Study - Part 2

I’ll show you how to estimate the percentage of equity that Greylock had after investing $27.5 million in
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Apr
20

Canadian Venture Capital Industry Guide

Associations, Networking, and Groups The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), comprised of more than 450 member firms, is the premier
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