For almost four years, from Jan 2010 to late 2013, I would write a column every Monday called MBA Mondays where I tried to cover the basics of a business education here at AVC.
Since many regular readers have shown up since then and may not know about MBA Mondays, I thought I would let all the new readers know about it.basics business column cover Jan late MBA Monday readers years
Long time VC watcher, writer, and analyst Dan Primack suggested on Friday that the days of VCs trying to out “founder friendly” each other are now over.
But there are times when interests diverge and what is best for the Company and it’s stakeholders may not be what an entrepreneur perceives to be in their own best interest.companies creates entrepreneur founder friendly interest reasonable stakeholders times VC
I have spent much of the last four months working on this and was up most of the night last night finishing it, so I don’t have a lot of gas in the tank today.
But I do plan to write about all of this at some point, maybe soon, maybe not so soon.challenging finishing gas interesting months night plan spent Tank working
Our portfolio company Work Market announced today that they have acquired their competitor OnForce from its owner, The Adecco Group.
This combination makes Work Market the undisputed work automation leader in IT services sector, where both companies got their start.acquired announced automation companies competitor market portfolio services software verticals
The famous Gordon Gekko line that “greed is good” is bandied about quite often to explain why capitalism, and the pursuit of riches, is a positive thing for the economy, society, and the world at large. There is a fine line between the profit motive and greed.bandied explain famous Gekko Gordon greed lives motive profit things
Our portfolio company Shippo is helping ecommerce companies compete with Amazon by making shipping easier and less expensive to offer.
In this short(ish) video, Shippo’s founder and CEO, Laura Behrens Wu explains how they do that and why it is so important.Amazon companies compete easier eCommerce helping making portfolio shipping Shippo