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…
CURRENCY OF THE INTERNET?
Scott Johnson of New Atlantic Ventures thinks that the "currency of the Internet" will be figured out the next few years.
NAV Blog: On Amazon Coins
SEED INVESTORS GETTING CREATIVE
Responding to the current "Series A Crunch”, seed investors appear to be helping their portfolios do whatever it takes to stay in the game.
PandoDaily: Getting Creative for That Series A
BALLERS ON A BUDGET
Los Angeles venture capitalist Mark Suster has an entertaining post up on wannabe entrepreneur behavior:
Mark Suster: Beware of Ballers On a Budget
EARLY-STAGE BIOTECH INVESTING
Atlas Venture partner Bruce Booth has a long and insightful piece on Fortune containing his tips for biotech investing at the leading edge.
Fortune: Tips On Early-Stage Biotech Investing
BACK TO SCHOOL WITH VC
VCs like to give out homework assignments, and here’s why that's a good thing.
GenuineVC: VC Homework Assignments
WHAT PHASE IN THE INTERNET AGE ARE WE?
Nic Brisbourne has a good synopsis and his commentary on the current stage of Internet development.
The Equity Kicker: Deployment Stage
A GIGABIT HOUSE
Internet venture capitalist Brad Feld has purchased a home in Kansas City for entrepreneurs to work out of and enjoy its gigabit speed Internet service from Google Fiber.
FeldThoughts: My New FiberHouse In Kansas City
AND ON THE EIGHTH DAY GOD…
A humorous post about some aspects of being a VC.
PE Hub: So God Made a Venture Capitalist!