Five Best Blogs: February 2013

In this month's five best blogs: advice on should you take that startup job, and if you do here's how you should configure your startup team, and some thoughts on critical questions before you hire a startup lawyer; some perspective with the founders of wedding site The Knot on their survival of the seven-year internet itch; and for you couch potatoes a data-heavy view…

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Five Best Blogs: October 2012

Our regular feature of the five best recent blogs includes: why it's better to be a VC than an angel; how Amazon's same-day delivery strategy will shake up merchants on Main Street, Mark Suster on what you should tell your VC's during diligence, some thoughts on social proof in the clubby culture of venture capital, and a bonus two-fer from Penelope Trunk: don't do what…

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Five Best Blogs: July 2012

Our regular feature of the five best blogs includes: Jeff Bussgang on Lean Ideas v. Big Ideas; the NYT's David Pogue on the Worst Tech Predictions of All Time; Chris Dixon on the ticking clock that starts when you raise money; GGV's Jeff Richards with Eight Tips for Entrepreneurs; and anti-rapper sensation Ben Horowitz on - straight out of silicon…

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Five Best Blogs: February 2012

This month's list of the five best blogs includes: Brad Feld on the need to focus on outcomes, not organization; James Surowiecki on human nature and volatile stocks; former ClearCreek client Roger Dooley dissects a Starbucks loyalty failure; Jeff Bussgang on the difficulty in scaling; and for you football junkies going through withdrawal, Stephen Dubner from Freakanomics on if legends…

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Five Best Blogs: November 2011

This month's list of the five best blogs includes: Josh Kopelman on the increased speed of revenue traction in early stage companies; five lessons on scaling from CEO’s who have done just that; an interactive map of venture capital investments in the United States; two views of Spotify (both pro and con); and lastly, in the Thanksgiving spirit, a fascinating…

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Five Best Blogs: May 2011

This month's list of the five best blogs includes: James Surowiecki on the NFL’s Labor Dispute; Felix Salmon on Grouponomics; a piece asking if America’s brightest minds are being sucked into finance; Roger Ehrenberg on froth or famine; and how to tell if you are failing at your startup. Enjoy

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Five Best Blogs: April 2011

This month's list of the best blogs includes: What happens after Yahoo acquires you; Mark Suster’s advice to focus on basecamp, not on the summit; the Economist briefly noting the correlation between a country’s debt and men who still live with their parents; Reid Hoffman’s 10 entrepreneurship rules for building massive companies; a list of five overhyped tech trends for…

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Five Best Blogs: January 2011

This month's list includes: The Early Failures of Famous Entrepreneurs, Rob Go on Startup Takeaways from 2010, a WSJ piece on What Is That VC Really Thinking During Your Pitch, Bryce Roberts on Everything will be reinvented, and Five Metrics every Software CEO should Obsess Over.

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Five Best Blogs: December 2011

Actually six of the best blogs I've come across recently: Esther Dyson on not everybody can be Bill Gates, Gary Ardnt on 20 things I've learned from traveling around the world for three years, Jason Goldberg on 57 things I've learned from founding 3 tech companies; Michael Arrington asks are you a pirate, Rand Fishkin suggests that the algorithm and…

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Five Best Blogs: October 2010

Five of the best blogs I've come across recently: Chris Dixon on the ladies night strategy; Shaival Shah on Sell-Side vs. Buy-Side Business Development; Greg Gretsch on why Venture Capitalist's rarely say "No"; Ron Conway's guide to technology megatrends, and 13 completely ridiculous technology executive titles.

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