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…
SALES METHODOLOGY REQUIRED
Internet VC Mark Suster hits the ball out of the park on this detailed and insightful post on startup sales.
Mark Suster: Why Your Startup Needs a Sales Methodology
HEALTHCARE ENTREPRENEURS HAVE IT TOUGH
Todd Hixon of New Atlantic Ventures shares his thoughts on the difficult environment for healthcare entrepreneurs.
NAV Blog: Why It Stinks to Be a Healthcare Entrepreneur
THE FUTURE OF VENTURE CAPITAL
Successful Internet VC Fred Wilson has some provocative thoughts on the future.
PandoDaily: Venture Capital Will Cease to Exist
This VC shares his thoughts on what is driving the sharing economy.
Mark Suster: Collaborative Consumption and Next Market Moves
THE JOBS ACT ONE YEAR LATER
The long-running series by tech attorney Alexander Davie comes to an end.
Strictly Business: Concluding Thoughts
PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL MULTIPLES
Private equity database PitchBook shares a free report on the latest private equity deal multiple information.
PitchBook: 2Q 2013 PE Multiples and Trends (PDF)
IS SERIES A THE NEW SERIES B?
VC Jeff Jordan has insights into the current dynamics of early stage venture capital raising.
TechCrunch: Series A Is the New Series B
ALTERNATIVES TO THE IPO
Entrepreneurs and investors discussed technology IPO market dynamics.
PE Hub: IPOs and The Alternatives
A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION ON ANGELS
A panel at the New York Venture Summit highlighted diverging views between entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on the subject of angel investors.
WSJ Online: VCs And Entrepreneurs Weigh-In
This post highlights a recent status report by the European Crowdfunding Network.
Crowdfund Insider: Equity Crowdfunding in Europe