For those of you who think Howard Morgan is retired, think again. Yes, he recently left First Round Capital, which he co-founded with Josh Kopelman in 2005. Yes, he says he’s retired, but don’t let that fool you. He may be switching gears, but he is still actively investing.
Post-election blues seems to be wearing on, yet the whirlwind world of venture capital is as active as ever. A look at Silicon Valley vs. Boston, profile of Christine Tsai (co-founder of 500 Startups), analysis of the recent transformation of the food delivery industry, how to get stock options right from the start, and more in our weekly venture capital news roundup.
Everyone go out and vote yesterday? By the time this news roundup goes up, our next president will be decided.
New trends in venture investing (micro and more granular), sky-rocketing compensation in Silicon Valley and its effects on new startups, hidden risks of equity crowdfunding, OCC’s vow to toughen up fintech regulation, and more in our weekly venture capital news roundup.
Hope everyone had a fun and spooky Halloween!
The evolution of Big Data, the importance of identifying your startup’s competitive advantage, Barclay’s ex-CEO trying his hand at a fintech startup, let’s talk more about the elections, Amazon’s new competitor, and more in our weekly venture capital news roundup.