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…
TRUTH OR BUSINESS CONSEQUENCES
Los Angeles-based VC Mark Suster has a long and insightful post on the dynamics of business decisions.
Both Sides of the Table: Understanding the Consequences
WORLDWIDE IPO SURVEY
KPMG has conducted a worldwide survey and investors expect an increase in IPO activity in 2013.
KPMG Via WSJ Online: Investors Upbeat on IPOs (PDF)
MARK HEESEN EXIT INTERVIEW
The head of the National Venture Capital Association is moving on after 22 years.
PandoDaily: Venture Capital Industry Changes
CLEANTECH VENTURE CAPITAL
Hardware investment in the advanced energy and clean tech sectors is hard to come by.
Greentech Media: A New Type of Venture Capital
SELLING YOUR BUSINESS
Technology Attorney Casey Riggs has the latest installment in his series on tips for sellers.
Strictly Business: The Purchase Agreement
STATE VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS
This article takes a contrarian view on state governments operating venture capital funds.
Kent Bernhard: Why State Venture Funds Are a Stupid Idea
MOBILE INDUSTRY REVENUES
VC Nic Brisbourne says that the mobile industry needs to find another way to make revenues to compensate for lower revenues per user.
The Equity Kicker: Dollars to Fractions of Pennies
STARTUP INVESTOR RELATIONS
TechStars accelerator founder David Cohen shares his thoughts on how to develop relationships with Angel investors.
TechStars Blog: Make Angels Come to You