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…
INVESTOR ENTREPRENEUR TENSION
UK-based VC Nic Brisbourne talks about how tension between investors and entrepreneurs is "inevitable"..
The Equity Kicker: The Tension Between Investors and Entrepreneurs
SEVEN VENTURE CAPITAL MYTHS
David Beisel dispels seven myths of venture capital fundraising and financing.
Genuine VC: Debunking Seven Myths
HIGHER EDUCATION NEXT UP FOR DISRUPTION
Higher education is now squarely in the sights of disruptive technologies, according to this VC.
John Backus: Creative Destruction Meets Higher Education
SOFTWARE AND SELF-DRIVING CARS
The auto industry is on the edge of a software driven revolution.
The Gong Show: Self-Driving Cars: Software Will Eat Auto Makers
VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTING IS A TEAM SPORT
Another industry observer weighs in on the Midas List kerfuffle.
PE Hub: We Really Need a Mygdon List
CANADA PRIVATE CAPITAL UPDATE
Private equity information service PitchBook has published its latest private equity performance report.
PitchBook: 2013 Canada Private Capital Breakdown
EQUITY CROWDFUNDING VC SURVEY
A recent survey of VCs and lawyers by RR Donnelly provided some insight into their opinions on crowdfunding.
Crowdfund Insider: VC Expectations for Equity Crowdfunding
VENTURE CAPITAL LP CRITICISMS
A panel at the recent VentureScape conference revealed some pointed criticisms of venture capital firms.
WSJ Online: Poor Venture Fund Performance
This contributor details five ways that the booming crowdfunding ecosystem is changing.
VentureBeat: Ch-ch-ch-ch-Crowdfunding Changes