Control - Founder vs. VC

What the greatest technology investors say about Control - Founder vs. VC


The following is a list of the post titles by author under this topic.  Scroll further down this page to find the actual blog post by your selected author.   Author’s posts appear in reverse alphabetical order.  For example, following this list, Fred Wilson’s posts appear towards the beginning of the blog page, and Chris Dixon’s posts appear towards the end of the blog page.   

 CHRIS DIXON (2 posts)

Chris Dixon:  Think of Dilution over the Company’s Life & How Much to Raise

Chris Dixon:  Nothing More Dilutive & Morale-Crushing than a Down Round 


Jason Mendelson:  Investors Only Care about Two Things

Jason Mendelson:  Investors Only Care About Returns & Control

BABAK NIVI  (3 posts)

Babak Nivi:  The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs make when Raising Money

Babak Nivi:  Tips When Raising a Seed Round

Babak Nivi:  The Option Pool Lowers your Effective Valuation


Naval Ravikant:  Valuation is Temporary, Control is Forever

MARK SUSTER (6 posts)

Mark Suster:  Dilution Benchmarks & Fundraising

Mark Suster:  The VC “Squeeze” and Dilution

Mark Suster:  Select the Highest Quality Investor Available

Mark Suster:  Fundraising Terms Pile Up with Later Stage Investors

Mark Suster: VCs Want Big Outcomes & May Block a Sale

Mark Suster:  Early Stage Technology Investments Come Down to 4 'M's'

FRED WILSON  (5 posts)

Fred Wilson:  Fred Wilson: Never Seen VC Board Control in Early Stage Deals

Fred Wilson:  Fred Wilson:  Thoughts on Well-Functioning Boards

Fred Wilson:  Fred Wilson:  Board’s Role & Responsibilities

Fred Wilson: Fred Wilson: The Reality of Founder Control

Fred Wilson:  No One Gets More Diluted than the Founders