Thursday, August 13, 2009

Some thoughts on VC Regulation....

Venture capital helps everything this administration wants to accomplish. We encourage innovation, create jobs, help people from all walks of life pursue the American Dream, and improve competitiveness worldwide—we don’t even use debt. So, why is the administration trying to:

(1) Add to our regulatory burden by having us register with the SEC; and

(2) Increase taxes on carried interest?

Monday, August 10, 2009

New blog post: Now it's our time baby! an interview with Chris Arsenault

For the CVCA Private Capital PrivĂ© magazine – Summer 2009:

The theme of this year’s CVCA Annual Conference was “Embrace our Energy.” Well, keynote speaker Tim Draper did just that. He had more energy than any other venture capitalist in the room that evening – his eyes were sparkling and he saw opportunity everywhere. Read more....

Catch a Rising Star