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The importance of investor signaling in venture pricing

Link: The importance of investor signaling in venture pricing

How to quadruple your productivity with an army of student interns

Link: How to quadruple your productivity with an army of student interns How much the mythical man month applies to your project depends on how you structure your team, architecture, and communications.

"I feel for Google – Steve Jobs threatened to sue me, too."

Link: “I feel for Google – Steve Jobs threatened to sue me, too.” Jonathan Schwartz details the games people play in technology IP lawsuits as it relates to the recent Apple suit over Android. A great read on the topic with some real inside perspective. I had not read Jonathan’s blog since he left Sun […]

"To the best of our knowledge this work is the first quantitative study on the entire Twittersphere and information diffusion on it."

Link: “To the best of our knowledge this work is the first quantitative study on the entire Twittersphere and information diffusion on it.” A very compelling analysis of Twitter connection and information diffusion data. Worth a skim. One interesting discovery: “…any retweeted tweet is to reach an average of 1,000 users no matter what the […]

More diligence and less capital coming for startups (and their investors)

Link: More diligence and less capital coming for startups (and their investors)

"…what has all this Don’t-Be-Evil-AdWords-Click-Happiness done to the internet & startup ecosystem? It’s made us a bunch of lazy, ad-happy, Web-Tards with crappy ROI." True enough!

Link: “…what has all this Don’t-Be-Evil-AdWords-Click-Happiness done to the internet & startup ecosystem? It’s made us a bunch of lazy, ad-happy, Web-Tards with crappy ROI.” True enough!

Excellent post on effective board meetings for startups. Hint: no blackberries allowed

Link: Excellent post on effective board meetings for startups. Hint: no blackberries allowed

Global Venture Capital (VC) Blog Directory – Ranked By Monthly Uniques

Link: Global Venture Capital (VC) Blog Directory – Ranked By Monthly Uniques This is a great list of some great VC blogs. They’re earning their uniques, imo… caterpillarcowboy: Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures, A VC (100,279) Guy Kawasaki, Garage Technology Ventures, How To Change The World (82,838) Paul Graham, YCombinator, Essays (71,924) Brad Feld, Foundry Group, Feld Thoughts (45,633) […]