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…
VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS ARE FEELING THE PRESSURE
VC limited partners are looking harder at venture capital firm performance.
WSJ Online: LP Scrutiny Puts Pressure on Venture Firms
ISRAEL VENTURE CAPITAL REPORT
Israeli VC database IVC has published its latest quarterly venture capital report.
IVC Research: High-Tech Capital Raising Q1 2013
ADVICE FOR FOUNDERS
VC Nic Brisbourne highlights an important mistake that entrepreneurs make.
The Equity Kicker: Don't Study Outliers
VENTURE CAPITAL AND ENTREPRENEURIAL DENSITY
Internet VC Brad Feld features some interesting research on entrepreneurial ecosystems.
FeldThoughts: Venture Capital and Dense Communities
VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM COMPETITION
Michael Fishbein offers his tips on how to be the best in a tough industry.
The Blog: Competing in the VC Industry
LIFTING THE BAN ON GENERAL SOLICITATION
Technology attorney Alexander Davie provides a brief overview of Title II changes.
Strictly Business: SEC Lifts Ban - In 60 Days
CHILLY CAPITAL MARKETS?
VC Ben Horowitz warns startups to prepare for a tougher financing environment.
Fortune: Capital Market Climate Change
ANGELS COME OUT SWINGING
The recent SEC proposed changes to investor accreditation have the Angel Capital Association up in arms.
ACA: New SEC Rules Could Kill Angel Investing
VENTURE CAPITAL RUNDOWN REPORT
Alternative asset database PitchBook has published its latest VC report.
PitchBook: 3Q 2013 Venture Capital Report
FINRA REQUESTS CROWDFUNDING RULE COMMENTS
The Board of Governors of regulatory body FINRA is soliciting comments on proposed rules for portals pursuant to Title III of the JOBS Act.
FINRA: July 2013 Board Update Video Summary