Pie chart of angel-backed #startup failure rates per David S. Rose Gust article (crudely rendered by me):
A VC’s Guide to Building a Startup Community on Quora. ("Why" is as important as "how.")
A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million from a VC another six months later. If all goes well. See how funding works in this infographic: First, let’s figure out why we are talking … A must read article for new start ups
Where have the #tech IPOs gone? Via Wall Street Journal:
The Hottest Startup Sectors - Tomasz Tunguz, Redpoint VC
The State of Angel Investment [Infographic] - AlleyWatch
New York is becoming a major tech hub. San Diego and Chicago are healthy tech markets, too. But when it comes to tech acquisitions, Silicon Valley still reigns supreme. Silicon Valley tops the list of the top 10 metropolitan areas in terms of total tech acquisitions last year, according to new data from financial research firm PrivCo.
The Urban Shift in the US Startup Economy, in One Chart
Steve Blank: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment
Venture-backed startup exits tracked by CB Insights: Seven years from first financing to IPO on average.
The Current State of Startups from Naval Ravikant: "Notes from the video you should have watched" via DataFox
Per Steve Blank, this competitive view for launching products into crowded markets is a mismatch for startups or companies creating new markets.
Entrepreneurs: How many times should you try? Inspiring.
Ten of the top #startup incubators / accelerators in the #LA area (infographic)
World's 20 Hottest #Startup Scenes (Infographic) - #LA #NYC represent!
How Startup Valuation Works (infographic): Measuring A Company's Potential
How Funding Works – Splitting The Equity Pie With Investors by Anna Vital, Funders & Founders
Q1 VC spending & number of deals down, M activity drops 44% & pre-money valuations plummet - via @launchticker