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Venture Capital This Week - January 17

Published: 1/17/2013 9:17:44 AM

It's always an interesting week in venture capital. Discover the best stories, blog posts and other information inside the VC ecosystem in the US and in hotspots around the world. Onward dear reader…


PRIVATE EQUITY FUND REGULATION

The SEC recently presented its enforcement priorities for alternative investments. Expect an end to “loose regulation.”


     Strictly Business
: SEC Enforcement Priorities


ANGEL ROUND DEAL SIZE UPTICK

The median size for technology Angel investments increased to a five quarter high in Q3 2012.


     TechCrunch
: Startups Look for More Runway


CLEAN TECH COMEBACK?

The VCs at New Atlantic Ventures think that now may be the time to look through the bad headlines of the clean tech industry again.


     NAV Blog
: Is It Time to Look Anew at Clean Tech?


FINRA BEGINS CROWDFUNDING REGULATION

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has asked crowdfunding websites to register voluntarily.


     Reuters
: FINRA Takes First Steps


EUROPEAN VENTURE CAPITAL

London-based VC Nic Brisbourne has a concise summary of his argument for the European venture capital industry.


     The Equity Kicker:
The Case for European Venture


CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL GETS A BOOST

The Canadian government has announced a plan for C$400 million support of venture capital in Canada.


     Financial Post
: Canada Strengthens VC Investment


MEDICAL DEVICES ARE A LOOKER

VCs were optimistic on investment trends in medical device industry at a recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.


     Venture Capital Dispatch
: VCs Upbeat on Medical Devices


DEMOCRACY FUND

EBay founder Pierre Omidyar has created a new fund for social and political entrepreneurship.


     Pierre Omidyar
: Why I Created the Democracy Fund


STOCK OPTION GRANT REFRESH

Internet VC Brad Feld has an informative post on his take on how to improve stock option grant refresh.


     FeldThoughts
: A Different Approach


ASK THE VC

A good resource for questions and answers on specific issues related to venture capital - this week it's a question about debt conversion.


     Ask the VC
: Qualified Conditions of Debt Conversion

 

 

Don Jones
CEO, VentureDeal

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