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…
VENTURE CAPITAL VALUATIONS & TRENDS
Private equity database firm PitchBook has published its latest VC valuations and trends report.
PitchBook: 2014 Annual US VC Valuations and Trends
TECHNOLOGY COMPANY VALUATIONS
VC Tom Tunguz says that public technology companies have decreased in value since 1980.
Tomasz Tunguz: Average Tech Co. Values Are Decreasing
ECOMMERCE PENETRATION GROWS
The move of commerce online continues its growth trend, according to this VC.
The Equity Kicker: eCommerce Penetration Is Growing
VCs SHOULDN'T TRY TO BE PERFECT
Los Angeles VC Mark Suster shares his thoughts on how not to be the "sucker".
Both Sides of the Table: Stop Trying to Be Perfect
GO TO EUROPE YOUNG MAN
New York VC Fred Wilson likes investing in Europe and thinks he's got a better angle.
AVC: Investing in Startups in Europe
THE SERIES B TRAP?
Anthony Lee gives his advice to startups on how to avoid a bad Series B round.
PandoDaily: The Series B Trap and How to Avoid It
CROWDFUNDING IN AUSTRALIA
Australia has been doing crowdfunding for eight years.
VentureBeat: Here's What Australia Has Learned
THE FADDISH NATURE OF HEALTHCARE INVESTING
Polaris Partners VC Terry McGuire shares his thoughts on the ebb and flow of healthcare investing.
Strictly VC: Healthcare and Faddish Investing
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A VC
VC Mark Suster gives his take on what entrepreneurs should look for in a VC.
Both Sides of the Table: What I Would Look For