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…
THE IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN BRANDS AND MOBILE
Nic Brisbourne of DFJ Esprit says that human brands and strong mobile presences have driven success at today's hot startups.
The Equity Kicker: Human Brands and Strong on Mobile
BOARD MEETING NIRVANA
VC Brad Feld has been to a lot of board meetings and talks about his ideal meeting.
FeldThoughts: My Ideal Board Meeting
CROWDFUNDING FOR THE BIG GUYS
There's no reason why big startups can't use crowdfunding campaigns.
PandoDaily: Crowdfunding Isn't Just for Baby Companies
HOW DO YOU SIZE A MARKET?
This post talks about different approaches to coming up with market sizes.
OpenView Blog: 8 Approaches to Market Sizing
DUBLIN IRELAND ON THE COMEBACK
VC Mark Suster shares his thoughts on a recent trip to a major conference in Dublin, Ireland.
Both Sides of the Table : Dublin's Resurgence
SAVING CROWDFUNDING FROM THE SEC
Two crowdfunding proponents give their prescription for regulation.
VentureBeat: How to Save Crowdfunding Before It's DOA
KEEPING OUT OF JAIL
Top VC Ben Horowitz writes about the time he made the right business and accounting decisions.
Ben's Blog: Why I Did Not Go to Jail
TERM SHEET SERIES
Technology attorney Casey Riggs continues his series on venture capital term sheet negotiation.
Strictly Business: Voting Rights and Protective Provisions
WASHINGTON STATE CROWDFUNDING LAW
Technology attorney Joe Wallin explains why he supports a state-level crowdfunding law.
GeekWire: Making It Easier For Startups
VENTURE CAPITAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Experienced Internet VC Fred Wilson talks about the perception of conflict.
A VC: The Perception of Conflict Is Conflict