DIY Venture Funding Term Sheet

Entrepreneurs often are known for being self-reliant, so it was not surprising to learn that Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, a Silicon Valley law firm, released a free, online term-sheet generator for venture financing.  It is a savvy marketing effort by the law firm, and an instructive exercise for inquiring minds seeking venture funding.  By …

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Lessons From The Dark Side

VentureBeat published an informative blog titled “ten lessons from a failed startup,” by Mark Goldenson.  In late 2007, he and his partner planned to start an internet TV network for games called PlayCafe.Here are three important takeaways: 1.)  Knowing versus Doing.  “…but like a surgeon who has studied but never practiced, I think it takes …

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Google Puts Unemployment Data To Work

As some researchers might suggest, publicly available data can be tedious to extract.  Understanding this, Google unearthed a useful new tool that enables one to obtain publicly available data in an easy, straightforward manner. Currently the tool is available with U.S. unemployment data.  According to Google’s blog about the new feature, the service will expand …

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