Category: Venture Capital and Startups

Competing with the New Small

I recently completed Phil Simon’s book the New Small, which is focused on the success characteristics of today’s small businesses.  So much is written about large companies (or small companies that have successfully become large).  But there is very little written about small companies that are still small.  Although the book focuses on small companies I think it is the…

Even the Step Brothers Could Get Funding into Today’s Tech Bubble

Everyone is talking about a bubble in Internet stocks as valuations continue to climb higher daily.  However, the trend shows no sign of abatement.  The most recent filing by social gaming leader Zynga suggests it will be valued at over $20 billion when it becomes listed later this year.  Groupon’s June S-1 registration filing placed a similar valuation of approximately…