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…
YOU GOT GAME?
Game startup VC Jeremy Liew explains what he looks for when investing in a game developer.
GamaSutra: What Do Investors Look for in Game Developers?
SERIES A CRUNCH
Experienced Internet VC Fred Destin shares his thoughts on the so-called Series A financing round crunch.
Fred Destin: Series A Crunch, Seed Blues
THE GREAT UNBUNDLING
Disruption of the venture capital industry is a periodic hot topic for observers, and Semil Shah thinks that venture capital could be "unbundled” into its separate component parts.
@semil’s blog: Unbundling Venture Capital
VC GOLD IN ENERGY MANAGEMENT
Energy management software is an industry subsector that is ripe for investment, according to Austin Ventures partner Chris Pacitti.
VentureBeat: Why VCs See Gold in Energy Management Software
VENTURE CAPITAL DUE DILIGENCE
VC Greg Gottesman says that entrepreneurs don't do enough research on their investors.
StarkRavingVC: Do Diligence on Us
THE SHARK TANK HOLIDAY EPISODE
Jeremy Liew of Lightspeed Venture Partners has his breakdown of the most recent television entrepreneur pitching series Shark Tank - with a few good comments on venture debt financing.
Jeremy Liew: Shark Tank 2012 Holiday Episode
AYDIN SENKUT INTERVIEW
Internet VC Aydin Senkut of Felicis Ventures was interviewed by Leeno Rao as part of a series called "Ask A VC”.
TC TV: Ask A VC – Aydin Senkut
DIGITAL HEALTH INVESTING
Healthcare IT investor Skip Fleshman has a summary of healthcare application investing themes that emerged from a recent dinner with other VCs.
Xconomy: Digital Health Venture Capital Perspectives
BLINDED BY FACEBOOK
Long time business software investor Cindy Padnos says that consumer Internet VCs have been missing B2B opportunities.
Cindy Padnos: The Real Opportunity Lies Elsewhere
THE BIG OPPORTUNITIES
Benchmark Capital VC Bill Gurley was interviewed by Om Malik and gave his thoughts on investors and where the big opportunities are.
GigaOm: Bill Gurley Interview [Video]