Investor Selection

What the greatest technology investors say about Investor Selection


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 Jeffrey Bussgang’s posts appear towards the end of the blog page.   


Jeffrey Bussgang: Why Twitter Picked Fred Wilson as its Lead Investor

Jeffrey Bussgang:  How to Select a Venture Capitalist

Jeffrey Bussgang:  Be Wary of Term Sheet Tactics

Jeffrey Bussgang:  Relationship between Option Pool Size & Price

CHRIS DIXON  (2 posts)

Chris Dixon: Problems Taking Seed Money from Big VCs

Chris Dixon:  The Company’s Stage: Weighing  Investor Quality vs. Valuation

BRAD FELD  (2 posts)

Brad Feld:  Brad Feld: 3 Types of Angel Investors

Brad Feld:  How Entrepreneurs can Increase the Chance of Success


Josh Kopelman: High Valuations Can Limit Exit Opportunities


Jason Mendelson:  Investors Only Care about Two Things

Jason Mendelson:  Investors Only Care About Returns & Control

BABAK NIVI  (2 posts)

Babak Nivi:  The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs make when Raising Money

Babak Nivi:  Tips When Raising a Seed Round

BASIL PETERS  (2 posts)

Basil Peters:  Why VC's Block an Exit

Basil Peters:  How to Ensure There's Alignment on Exit Strategy


Naval Ravikant: 5 Main Qualities of an Exceptional Startup

Naval Ravikant:  Social Proof is Powerful

MARK SUSTER  (7 posts)

Mark Suster:  Mark Suster's Financing Advice for Entrepreneurs

Mark Suster:  Mark Suster:  Angels Need Five Skills to Excel

Mark Suster:  Select the Highest Quality Investor Available

Mark Suster:  Dilution Benchmarks & Fundraising

Mark Suster:  Fundraising Terms Pile Up with Later Stage Investors

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

Mark Suster:  The VC “Squeeze” and Dilution

FRED WILSON  (3 posts)

Fred Wilson:  Board Member Chemistry is Critical

Fred Wilson:  Why I Believe Twitter Picked Us as their Investor

Fred Wilson:  Great VC’s Care Most About the Company