Big Picture-Macro View

What the greatest technology investors say about the Big Picture-Macro View

 

BIG PICTURE–MACRO VIEW POSTS (52 posts)

Immediately 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 except for the “Big Picture-Macro View: What It Means” post which appears towards the beginning of the blog page.  For the others for example, following this list, Fred Wilson’s posts appear towards the beginning of this blog page, and Boston Millennia Partners' post appears towards the end of this blog page.   

BOSTON MILLENNIA PARTNERS  (1 post)

Boston Millennia Partners:   Early Stage Investing is Far from an Exact Science

 JEFFREY BUSSGANG  (1 post)

Jeffrey Bussgang:  How to Select a Venture Capitalist

 DAVID COHEN & BRAD FELD  (1 post)

David Cohen & Brad Feld:  The Number One Startup Killer 

 DAVID COHEN (1 post)

David Cohen:  Many Successful People are Deliberate about Randomness 

 RON CONWAY  (1 post)

Ron Conway:    What Ron Conway Looks For in a Deal 

 BRAD FELD   (3 posts)

Brad Feld:  Brad Feld:  3 Types of Angel Investors  

Brad Feld:   Brad Feld's Investment Criteria  

Brad Feld:   How Entrepreneurs can Increase the Chance of Success  

BILL GROSS  (3 posts)

Bill Gross:    Lessons from Flops

Bill Gross:   Harness your User's Passion  

Bill Gross:   Balance Entrepreneur's Strength

 ROB HAYES  (1 post)

Rob Hayes:  Going for Growth vs. Revenue   

REID HOFFMAN &  BEN CASNOCHA  (6 posts)

Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha:  What Great Silicon Valley Companies Have in Common 

Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha:  Focus on Learning over Profitability  

 Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha:  Success is Fragile - Be Paranoid

Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha:  Curiosity

Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha:  Smart Adapting & Pivoting

Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha:   Pivot to Real Market Need

JOSH KOPELMAN  (3 posts)

Josh Kopelman:  The Unwritten Term on the Term Sheet

Josh Kopelman:  Companies are Bought, not Sold

Josh Kopelman:  High Valuations Can Limit Exit Opportunities

MIKE MAPLES JR.  (1 post)   

Mike Maples Jr.: When a Team Meets a Market

DAVE MCCLURE  (1 post)

Dave McClure:  Startup Success Often Boils Down to 2 Things

JASON MENDELSON  (2 posts)

Jason Mendelson:   Investors Only Care about Two Things

Jason Mendelson:   Investors Only Care About Returns & Control

HOWARD MORGAN  (2 posts)

Howard Morgan:  Only 2 Numbers to Know for Internet Business

Howard Morgan:   Fail Quick & Cheap

BABAK NIVI   (1 post)

Babak Nivi:   The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs make when Raising Money

BASIL PETERS  (5 posts)  

Basil Peters:  The Exit Strategy is the Most Important Business Plan Element

Basil Peters:   Why VC's Block an Exit

Basil Peters:   Angels Need a 20-25%/yr Return

Basil Peters:  When Can You Sell?

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

NAVAL RAVIKANT   (3 posts)

Naval Ravikant:  5 Main Qualities of an Exceptional Startup

Naval Ravikant:  Valuation is Temporary, Control is Forever

Naval Ravikant:  Social Proof is Powerful

MARK SUSTER   (7 posts)

Mark Suster:     No Great Science to Determining Valuations

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

Mark Suster:    Mark Suster's Financing Advice for Entrepreneurs

Mark Suster:    Be Leary of Too High a Price

Mark Suster:    Select the Highest Quality Investor Available

Mark Suster:     Successful Entrepreneurs have these Qualities

Mark Suster:   Angels vs. Series A vs. Series B Characteristics

FRED WILSON (8 posts)

Fred Wilson:  Sustainability by Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson:  Hire Slowly & Wisely, not Quickly

Fred Wilson:   What's the Magic

Fred Wilson:   Two Rules of Thumb for Early Stage Fundraising

Fred Wilson:   Building the Business First

Fred Wilson:   Sustainability:  Short Term Profits vs. Long Term Health

Fred Wilson:   There's No Science to Early Stage Valuation

Fred Wilson: An Option Pool is about Price

BIG PICTURE - MACRO VIEW:  WHAT IT MEANS  (1 post)