Fred Wilson thinks the upcoming (or next) downturn will be different and while he agrees with some things in Will Price’s post titled Downturn – Now What? Fred adds his own thoughts in his post This Time Will Be Different. Flight to quality anyone?
Archives for January 2008
Month: January 2008
Will Price at Hummer Winblad has today’s great post up titled Downturn – Now What? I love it when someone completely nails it and I don’t have to do anything other than link to their post.
Q: What is the the impact of the U.S. economy going into a (possible) recession on venture funding for new startups? A: (Jason). Somewhere my undergrad economics professors are shuddering as I type this answer. I won’t hold myself up as an professional economist or fortune teller, but there are some takeaways that have have […]
My partner Seth Levine has today’s great post up titled CEO Reviews. In it, he talks about the importance of a board of a venture-backed company doing a CEO review and provides a road map for how to do it.
Q: I work at a startup in the valley, and I’m wondering what happens to unvested shares in the event of acquisition? I.e., should I expect that they are canceled, accelerated, or stay on the same vesting timeline? A: (Jason) The answer is “all of the above.” Any of these are potential outcomes in an […]
Aruni Gunasegaram has a great post up on GigaOm’s Found|Read titled My Funding Toolkit. It’s a nice summary of stuff that Aruni has put together in the quest for her next round of angel funding.