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Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

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I will argue that LPs who invest in VC funds will also need to adjust a bit as well. Tech Market Analysis VC IndustryRewind. Who knows?

Want to Know How VC’s Calculate Valuation Differently from Founders?

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Back in 1999 when I first raised venture capital I had zero knowledge of what a fair term sheet looked like or how to value my company.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Venture Capital - What's the rush?

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

My Life as a CEO (and VC): Chief Psychologist

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My primary role was “chief psychologist&# and as I’ve learned over the past few years the same has been true as a VC. Lived it.

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Map of VC Investments

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development

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2006 (20) ▼ December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Be Best at Something

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Elements of Sustainable Companies

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Tear Down Your Firewalls

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: I'm 30, now will you take me seriously?

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: We're Not Saving Lives.

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Hire Entrepreneurs!

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: The Kool-Aid Test: “Why do I need anything? Why do I need yours? Why do I need it now?"

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Move Fast. Be Agile. Stay Focused.

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 4.0 – Wireless is the next big thing – hurry!

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 1.0: “The Bug Bite” - The Internet Needs a Card Catalogue (I guess that’s a search engine)

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 2.0: The Internet is Coming! How will we make money?

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Welcome to FounderBlog!

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: "Keep it Simple" - My Golden Rule

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 5.0 – I’m just going to chill out for a bit… (OK, for a month…)

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. Venture Capital Funding 7.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 3.0: Internet advertising is good. No, it’s bad. Oh wait… it IS good!

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2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

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This is part of my ongoing series of posts and I need to file this one under both Raising Venture Capital and Startup Advice. craze.

How Has Product Hunt Become Such a Critical Startup Website?

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It reminds me a lot of how TechCrunch felt in 2006. This Week in Venture CapitalProduct Hunt. 1 minute]. 90 seconds].

Study: $48 Billion In Value Created Over 15 Years In SoCal IT VC-Backed Firms

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A new study of the financial outcomes for Southern California venture-backed companies in the IT sector finds that approximately $48 billion in value has been created by those companies over the period 1995-2009. Tags: results investment exit california southern acquisition merger capital venture IPO in 1996).

Retro: My Favorite Blog Post on Raising VC

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On December 2nd, 2006 I wrote the blog post published later in this post when I was CEO of startup Koral about my experiences in pitching VCs. I had previously raised VC in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2005. In case VC’s haven’t figured this out yet, shit rolls downhill. Thus is venture capital. Many. Gasp.

On Bubbles … And Why We’ll Be Just Fine

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All of that might be true, but the 2006 price might still be over-valued. source: Capital IQ. source: Capital IQ. I believe that.

Should Founders Be Allowed to Take Money off the Table?

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This is part of my ongoing series “ Start Up Advice &# but I’d really like to call this post, “VC Advice.&#. We exchanged ideas when I was an entrepreneur along side him in NorCal in 05-07 and my point-of-view on founder / VC relationships hasn’t shifted even 1% since I went to the dark side. You lose the dream.

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Can VC’s Invest Across Two Funds?

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This is part of a series that I’ve been working on called Understanding Venture Capital. Specifically Roy commented.

One Weird Trick to Build a Personal Brand

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What Jason has achieved in no time flat in VC is astounding. He would double down on what he knew better than nearly any VC – SaaS.

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Does the Size of a VC Fund Matter?

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This is part of my series on Understanding Venture Capital. What is a VC fund? Will your VC be able to raise another fund?

TVC Gets Big Exit In Accordent

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The sale this morning of El Segundo-based Accordent Technologies was a big win for San Diego investment firm TVC Capital. TVC invested $4M in Accordent in 2006--the only investment round the firm raised over its lifetime. accordent merger acquisition venture capitalREAD MORE>>.

Malauzai Lands $1.3M For Mobile Banking

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The firm's board includes executives from Digital Insight, the local online banking software firm acquired in 2006 by Intuit. malauzai digital insight venture capital startup mobile banking financialCalabasas-based Malauzai , a new startup focused on mobile banking applications, has raised $1.3M

SOS Online Backup Gets $3M

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SOS Online Backup was founded by Ken Shaw, and first launched its services in 2006. online backup data storage venture capital cloud

Brand Affinity Technologies Raises $4.5M

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The firm has previously raised funding from ad pepper media international, CGI Opportunity Fund, Fulcrum Venture Capital, Miramar Venture Partners, Newport Coast Investments, and RimLight Capital. brand affinity technologies venture capital ryan chad steelberg endorsement celebrityas part of an ongoing, $7.0M

This Week in VC: Michael Montgomery (President, Montgomery & Co.)

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This episode of This Week in Venture Capital featured Michael Montgomery, president of Montgomery & Co. Venture Financing.

RF Surgical Systems Gets $12M

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The firm--which has its R&D facilities in San Diego--said the round was led by Split Rock Partners, and also included prior investors Menlo Ventures and Stanford University. The firm's headquarters are in Bellevue, Washington, and it has been supplying its systems since 2006. READ MORE>>.

Brand Affinity Technologies Raises $7.5M

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BAT said the new round was led by Matthew Pritzker Company , and also included existing investors Miramar Venture Partners , Newport Coast Investments , RimLight, LLC, Fulcrum Venture Capital , and ad pepper media International. in a Series D funding round. BAT said it has now raised $34M in funding. READ MORE>>.

Time is the Enemy of All Deals

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It quickly became impossible to raise venture capital. Many deals – VC or otherwise – didn’t close. Especially in VC.

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GOGII Raises $15M

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Lahman, Murray, and Norman founded JAMDAT, taking it public in 2004, and eventually selling to EA for $680M in 2006. gogii textplus social messaging venture capital funding mobile text iphone ipad androidThe app runs on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. KPCB's funding came out of its Kleiner Perkins iFund. READ MORE>>.

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