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…
SELLING YOUR BUSINESS
Attorneys Jennifer Wilson and Casey Riggs have the latest installment in a series on practical tips for business sellers.
Strictly Business: Selling Your Business - Due Diligence
Internet VC Bijan Sabet shares his thoughts on the coming revolution in wearable computing.
Bijan Sabet: Wearable Computing Has Arrived
SMALL FUNDS VS. BIG FUNDS
Venture capital firm fund performance issues are raised in this post by ff Venture Capital David Teten.
TechCrunch: Fund Size Return Discussion
CONSUMER INTERNET METRICS
Jacob Mullins of Shasta Ventures has a great post up on a variety of metrics that successful consumer Internet companies share.
Jacob Mullins: Want to Build a $1B Consumer Company?
Clay Christensen says that 15 years from now half of U.S. universities may be in bankruptcy.
Mark Suster: The Coming Education Disruption
VC FIRM COMPETITION
Large venture capital firms are competing with first-timers in a tougher fundraising environment.
PE Hub: VC Fundraising Prospects
AVOIDING THE SERIES A CRUNCH?
Erik Rannala of accelerator MuckerLab says that VCs are doing just fine in the current "crunch" early stage financing environment.
TechCrunch: VCs Avoid the Crunch
FORTUNE 500 PRIORITIES
A recent study has found that Fortune 500 companies are focused on big data and mobile.
Mark Boslet: Big Data & Mobile Are Key Priorities
CUTTING YOUR LEGAL BILL
Legal costs for startup financings can get out of hand. Open source financing docs have been moved to Github to help lower costs.
Venture Capital Dispatch: Over to Github
VCs AREN'T INTO MANUFACTURING
The rebirth of manufacturing in the US is not seeing venture capital interest.
PE Hub: VCs Are Sitting This Industry Out