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…
WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE MONEY FROM A VC
This entrepreneur provides 10 reasons for taking early-stage venture capital.
VentureBeat: 10 Reasons Why You Should Take Money
ENTERPRISE SALES PROCESS CHANGES
VC Bipul Sinha gives an interview on how the enterprise sales model has changed.
TechCrunch: Enterprise Investing and the Sales Process
STEVE JOBS AND FOCUS
Successful Internet VC Fred Wilson shares his thoughts on the late Steve Jobs.
A VC: Focus
STARTUPS AND IDEAS
Ideas matter for startups, and Chris Dixon shares why.
Chris Dixon: The Idea Maze
SILICON VALLEY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
VC Tim Wilson wonders if Silicon Valley is moving away from the heart of technology innovation.
Tim Wilson: Is Entrepreneurship Really Alive and Well?
VCs, IPOs and UNDERWRITERS
How VCs are hurting their portfolio companies with their selection of IPO bookrunners.
PE Hub: The Fatal Flaw in Underwriters Selection
WHY ANGELLIST WILL BECOME THE ANDROID OF VC
This thinks that AngelList is on its way to becoming an industry standard.
VentureBeat: Why AngelList will become the Android of venture capital
WHY ANGELLIST WILL NOT BECOME THE ANDROID OF VC
This VC posts a rebuttal on the utility of the investor matching service AngelList.
Rolling Thunder: No Android Status for AngelList
NON-RESPONSIVENESS BY VCS
Successful Internet VC Brad Feld shares his thoughts on the importance of good VC etiquette.
FeldThoughts: Reputational Damage of Non-Responsiveness
Startup guru Paul Graham has a long post with advice for entrepreneurs seeking financing.
Paul Graham: How to Convince Investors