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The VC Matching Game

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Match the subject line with an actual VC experience of mine. A. Oxygen is money. B. Have you ever heard of a company called Microsoft? C. Please, leave a message at the beep. D. Yes, we are interested however what to you think about throwing your family in a truck and moving to Austin? E. [...]

My Goodness $100 Dollar T-Shirts That Make Fun of VC’s – “What is this world coming to”

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

I’ll take five. Do they have kid sizes? Can I get a discount for a family pack. How about one for my wife’s stupid dog, Stevie Ray Willis? Here is a list of some of their shirt titles: Your mom is not a valid test market I have an idea too, leave Just like Webvan [...]

iLovit #5

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

It has taken a while to get to #5… 20% Of Valley Startups Can’t Get To Their Cash

The Funded vs. The VC’s

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Mark Hinkle (Zenoss) told me about thefunded.com a few weeks ago. He thought that I might get a kick out of these guys since I’m a VC hater and all. TheFunded lets entrepreneurs rate and add commentary about their VC dealings. Apparently, the founder was burned by a VC and decided to get his revenge. [...]

The Story of a Pathological Entrepreneur

Monday, February 11th, 2008

The world might have easily missed the fact that William von Meister invented AOL had Steve Case not shown up for his memorial service on May 20, 1995. Family and friends were amused that day with eulogies describing von Meister’s voracious consumption of life, taking on fast cars, fine red wine, and only the best [...]

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