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VC’s Fight Back – TheUnFunded.com

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

If you haven’t heard of Thefunded.com, it is a site where would-be entrepreneurs get to sound off against venture capitalists. The VC’s just hate it and have even recently pressured TheFunded.com with litigation threats. However, attacking TheFunded is like killing the messenger, so the VC’s are now fighting back in a big way. They have [...]

5 Reasons a dot bomb is coming when you see these signs…

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Eight out of every ten ventures look identical. Stealth startups are getting second round funding. VC companies start sounding like rock stars. 23 year old Harvard drop outs become billionaires Things that are free are worth a lot more than they cost.

Enterprise “-2.0″

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Go figure, venture capitalists are the first to go negative in this new collaborative and transparent world. Adeo Ressi, the founder of TheFunded.com, has created a really cool social network for venture-seeking entrepreneurs to get and give advice on venture capital firm dealings. CEO’s of startups can rate and review different venture capitalist firms and [...]

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 [...]