The valuation trap

Fred Wilson

There is a long article on Square and Box in TechCrunch this weekend. I am not sold on the arguments the author makes about the ....

6 May, 2014

Sticking with the struggling investments

Fred Wilson

He's right, but I would go further. One of the hardest things to do in the venture business is to stick with a struggling investment. I ....

6 December, 2013

Profitless prosperity

Fred Wilson

If a Company is making huge profits this year but will not make any profits in the future, it is worthless in the eyes of an ....

28 October, 2013

The similarities between building and scaling a product and a company

Fred Wilson

This has been a theme of mine since Roelof Botha put it in my head a few years ago. He said that entrepreneurs should approach ....

19 August, 2013

Turning your team

Fred Wilson

A serial entrepreneur I know tells me "you will turn your team three times on the way from startup to a business of scale." What ....

16 August, 2013

Negotiating 'Time Bomb' Term Sheets

Deepak Srinath

Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures, the best VC blogger in my opinion, recently referred to a blog post on negotiating job offers ....

17 January, 2012