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…
STARTUP LESSONS SERIES
Jeff Nolan shares his thoughts on managing the Board of Directors at startups.
Venture Chronicles: Startup Lessons: Board Management
GETTING BUSY PEOPLE TO RESPOND
Internet VC Mark Suster provides tips on reaching out via email.
Both Sides of the Table: Getting Busy People to Take Action
RANDOM INVESTING NOTES
Semil Shah gives his observations on current Silicon Valley investing.
Haywire: Random Notes - Fall 2013
GROWTH EQUITY WRINKLES
Growth equity investors implement bigger deal clawbacks.
PE Hub: Study Reveals Bigger Clawbacks
INVESTING IN CONSUMER STARTUPS
Internet VC Brad Feld says that he personally invests in consumer startups.
FeldThoughts: Tech Guys Go Bananas
GLOBAL INVESTOR BENCHMARKING REPORT
PitchBook has published its latest report.
PitchBook: 3Q 2013 - PE & VC Benchmarking Report (PDF)
SHARING AND THE ENTERPRISE
Newly-minted VC Steve Sinofsky talks about his interest in the shared economy and the enterprise.
PMARCA Blog: Bringing the Shared Economy to the Enterprise
THE POWER GEEKS
Todd Hixon highlights the current fascination with power geeks.
NAV Blog: The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth
Does Kickstarter have a responsibility to be more transparent?.
Crowdfund Insider: Kickstarter, Lawsuits and an "F" by the BBB