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…
ARE YOUR INTERESTS ALIGNED?
Startup founders should be able to quantify whether their interests are in line with those of prospective investors.
VentureBeat: 5 Ways To Evaluate Investor Alignment
VC ADVICE FOR 2013
Longtime Internet VC Fred Wilson has some advice for entrepreneurs in 2013:
AVC: Deliver on Your Promises
NEW VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM INITIATIVES
Fortune magazine has highlighted some recent innovations by venture capital firms.
Fortune: 7 New VC Initiatives Worth Watching
2012 VC INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE METRICS
Cambridge Associates and Preqin have some interesting performance results for the venture capital industry, according to this post on PE Hub.
PE Hub: VCs in 2012: We Suck Less!
JOBS ACT… WAITING... WAITING
We continue to wait on the SEC for its rule promulgation for the JOBS Act.
Fortune: Waiting to Sow the Seed Funding
STARTING SALARIES FOR A SaaS STARTUP
Brad Feld provides some good resources for understanding compensation norms in very early stage companies.
Ask the VC: Early-Stage Employee Compensation