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The Venture Capital Aptitude Test (VCAT)
If you want additional proof that we’re in a bubble, here it is: young people are trying to get into the venture capital business again. I get several emails a week along these lines: I’m about to graduate from college where I majored in economics. I’ve always been interested [what does “always” mean for a twenty-something year old, but I digress...] in business and entrepreneurship and ran my school’s entrepreneurship club. I’ve been working as an analyst for Goldman, Sachs, and now I’d like to get into the venture capital business to further my understanding of entrepreneurship ... market research, surveys and trends
Start-Up CEOs Gripe About VCs' Lack Of Operating Experience
Start-up CEOs often spend nearly all of their waking hours building their companies. Their investors, on the other hand, typically appear once a month for board meetings. So it’s not surprising that some entrepreneurs may feel a little resentful toward their venture backers. That’s somewhat evident from the new survey, “ A Seat at the Table ,” which canvassed more than 500 VCs and CEOs at venture-backed companies and asked them several questions about their thoughts on boards. While the results of that survey (see our coverage here ) - conducted by the National Venture Capital Association and our ... market research, surveys and trends

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How to Change the World: Venture Capital
I gave an off-the-cuff answer to a question concerning getting the attention of venture capitalists. My buddy Wendy Piersall blogged about my answer, and it was a very popular. However, to truly help entrepreneurs, I’d like to provide a cogent list of the tips to get the attention of a venture capitalist. Get an introduction by a partner-level lawyer. He should work at a firm that does a lot of venture capital financings like my buddies at Montgomery & Hansen . Best case email/voicemail: “This is the most interesting company I’ve seen in my twenty years of legal work for startups.” Venture capitalists ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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