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Is the Venture Capital Love Affair With Social Media Over?

Is the Venture Capital Love Affair With Social Media Over? | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the social media bubble is going bust.

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A good insight - and questioning - on the future of social media and the position of VCs. 

Bubble busting ? ... Guess not that soon though.

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VC Slams Analyst Who Questions $350 Million Investment In Food Startups

VC Slams Analyst Who Questions $350 Million Investment In Food Startups | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
"Typical clueless analyst who never did anything real herself."
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Food is key. Who needs not to eat, eh ?

Shall I mention that micro-breweries are a current rockstar in business results and growth ?

 

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Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists? | TechCrunch

Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists? | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Editor's note: Zach Noorani is a former VC and current second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan.

Isn’t it fun to ponder the awesome disruptive power that equity crowdfunding might have over the venture capital industry?
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Well, is crowdfunding a threat to music majors ?

Question is valid as well. Yet, in the case of startups, investors usually are quite involved in the company's development.

VCs would usually sit at the board table and take time to help grow the company. Can crowdfunding bring such added value ?

 

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A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.
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Let's talk the "young" talk here ... . Well good advice are valid for everyone anyway.

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Entrepreneurs needn't worry about drop in VC returns - USA TODAY

Entrepreneurs needn't worry about drop in VC returns - USA TODAY | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs needn't worry about drop in VC returns
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — When U.S.
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