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VCs disrupted by Angels thanks to Cloud, Apple, Google and Facebook

How too many investors can lead us to irrational exuberance 2.0 Fred Wilson, managing partner at Union Square Ventures is one of the most well-respected VCs around and does an amazing job with his AVC blog – it is in...

Bain Capital, Romney, Vulture Investing and 15% Tax Rates

A shout out to investors everywhere I haven’t seen this level of funding in the tech space in years – I would go so far as to say the amount of funding is the greatest I’ve seen since 2000. I...

New Research Explains Why There is no Tech Bubble

VC funding analysis says we aren't repeating the dotcom-era funding environment of the last cycle Here is the good news – venture capital investments are not increasing at rates which are typically commensurate with bubbles... At least according to a...

Startup Fuel at StartupCamp at ITEXPO

There were many exciting sessions at ITEXPO earlier this year in Miami but perhaps one of the most exciting for those of you looking for startups was StartupCamp Communications Edition- many referred to it as Silicon Valley in Miami. After...

Israel VC Funds Down 92% from High

Some of the best technology in the world was invented in Israel. The VoIP market was launched in the country and the biblical land of milk and honey still leads the world in communications and technology. Many US-based companies do...

Why Silicon Valley won The Tech War with Boston

Just a kid, that's all I was in the early eighties in high school as I took a class in BASIC. I was always fascinated by all things electronic and whether it was video games or advanced scientific calculators, I...

Boston, Silicon Valley to Rule VC World

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article today talking about Dallas-based venture funds which flopped by investing in telecom and networking companies. It explains that funds in Silicon Valley and Boston are doing better than those in Texas, Washington...

SolarWinds and OpenTable IPOs a Healthy Sign

Today OpenTable (Nasdaq: OPEN) had a successful IPO allowing VCs to recoup investment dollars. This statement could be one of the most important you can imagine for the tech sector as it signals the IPO market is no longer frozen...

Why Less Investment Can be Good

It seems the common sentiment is the lower amount of venture capital we see today is negative for the US economy. The New York Times even says we are in a VC crisis. Let me give you a contrarian point...

Transera, OneChip Photonics, Apture and JahJah Funding a Trend?

 Today, I came across a number of funding announcements and it has been some time since I have seen four in the same day. The first big news is from Transera where they raised $17 million to grow their hosted...

Obama Increases Taxes on Venture Capital

In what has to be the most irresponsible move one can imagine, the Obama budget has disclosed a raise in taxes on people in higher incomes - specifically those making $250 thousand or more. Although the increases are not taking...

Come to ITEXPO -- Get Famous

I made a logical leap in my headline -- inferring you can get famous -- in this case, written up in Popular Science Magazine if you come to TMC's Los Angeles ITEXPO conference in just over two weeks. Let me...

Cisco Invest $700M in China

Cisco Systems plans on sponsoring 40 Chinese companies with a venture fund worth a total of $700 million. Investment in China is not new but this move could have implications as to where tomorrow’s technology leaders will come from. This...

Attention Inventors

Thanks to many of the inventors and entrepreneurs out there I get exciting ideas to write about on a regular basis. Think about it… If there are no new ideas and products I would just wax poetic about my personal...
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