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…
PWC MONEYTREE QUARTERLY REPORTS ARE OUT
The PWC Moneytree quarterly activity information sourced from Thomson Reuters is now available.
PWC: Q3 2013 PWC Moneytree
WHAT REALLY MAKES A VC SUCCESSFUL
Experienced venture capitalist David Cowan shares his thoughts on what makes a successful VC.
PE Hub: It's about Company Picking, Not Personality
E-COMMERCE AS ENTERTAINMENT
VC Jeremy Liew says that e-commerce and shopping should be entertaining.
Think Big. Move Fast.: A New View of E-Commerce
ON HEALTHCARE INVESTING
Healthcare VC Bijan Salehizadeh says that health care technology investing is best left to the professionals.
PE Hub: Healthcare IT Is a Cyclical Space
FRIENDS WITH VCS?
This VC firm asks whether entrepreneurs should be "friends" with their VCs.
OpenView Blog: Should Your VC Be Your Friend?
SILICON VALLEY VCS ARE MORE CONFIDENT
Read this quarterly report on Silicon Valley VC confidence.
Mark Cannice: SV VC Confidence Index - Q3 2013 - PDF
MOST VCS AREN'T THAT RICH
This author questions the conventional wisdom that VCs are extremely wealthy.
VentureBeat: Why VCs Aren't Insanely Rich
HOW A VC CROSS POLLINATES
Successful Internet VC Fred Wilson shares an uncommon practice.
A VC: USV Goes to the Bay Area
GROUP PRESENTATION TIPS FROM A VC
Mark Suster gives his thoughts on how to do a great group presentation.
Both Sides of the Table: How to Nail a Group Presentation
Limited partners of venture capital firms complain about finger-pointing.
PE Hub: LPs Gripe At VCs over Attribution