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 SERIES
Tech Attorney Casey Riggs has the latest installment of his series on Selling Your Business.
Strictly Business: Reps, Warranties and Disclosures
“A FUNDAMENTAL DISCONNECT”
A lot of good, seed financed companies are going to have a tough time raising their first institutional round.
Jim Andelman at PE Hub: How to Avoid the Series A Problem
CHEVRON VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT STRATEGY
The energy giant Chevron has been increasing its visibility lately.
Pittsburgh Business Times: Strategic Energy Investing
ENTERPRISE STARTUP REVENUE STREAMS
Why it's important for enterprise startups to include professional services in their revenue streams.
Both Sides of the Table: Professional Services & Software Firms Mix
CROWDFUNDING AND VCS
Zach Noorani has a long post up about the relationship between crowdfunding and venture capital firms.
TechCrunch: VCs Will Still Control Investing
LATE STAGE VALUATIONS
VentureSource says that US-based company valuations have risen for later stage venture rounds.
VC Dispatch: Rising Late Stage Valuations
SEED FINANCING SURVEY
Technology law firm Fenwick & West has the results of its latest Silicon Valley/Seattle seed financing survey.
Fenwick & West: 2012 Seed Financing Survey Results
VC FUNDS READY TO ADVERTISE?
The SEC is getting close to changing the laws that allow for general solicitation for venture capital firms.
PE Hub: A Storm Is Brewing – Part II
WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR CLEANTECH VC
Venrock energy investor Matthew Nordan has a well-researched piece up about the future of cleantech investing.
GigaOm: The State of Clean Tech VC - What Lies Ahead
USC announced a new technology accelerator, to this journalist's criticism.
Michael Carney: Good Intentions Aren't Good Enough