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…
A NEW IDEA OF SHARING
VC Justin Caldbeck describes how companies are redefining what it means to share online.
AllThingsD: Redefining Sharing
Fred Wilson invests in a lot of marketplaces.
A VC: The Fallacy of Zero Sum Game Thinking
VENTURE CAPITAL VALUE ADD?
A recent comment by a prominent VC asks the question.
Xconomy: Do VCs Add Value?
ON RAISING MONEY
Early stage investing guru Paul Graham shares his thoughts.
Paul Graham: How to Raise Money
Late stage technology financing trends, according to Kabam CEO Kevin Chou.
Kevin Chou: A New Era for Tech Financing
THE PROBLEM WITH MAXIMIZING YOUR RUNWAY
This VC describes the downsides of having too much cash.
A VC: Maximizing Runway Can Minimize Success
THE TOP 50 KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGNS
Crowdfund Insider has compiled its list of the 50 largest successful Kickstarter campaigns.
Crowdfund Insider: The 50 Biggest Kickstarter Campaigns
LEARNING THE LESSONS
This VC highlights the lessons learned from the failure of Sonar Media.
The Equity Kicker: Lessons Learned From Failure