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Hawaii Entrepreneurs Summit, October 2006

In October, 2006, HiBEAM and Vantage Counsel held a Hawaii Entrepreneurs Summit at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. The Summit consisted of three, 1-hour panels: 1) Entrepreneur Panel, 2) Venture Capital Panel, and 3) Start-up Financing: A Deal … Continue reading

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25 Must Know VC Term Sheet Terms

An entrepreneur’s perspective of the most important VC term sheet terms. This blog provides a link to 25 VC term sheet terms that every entrepreneur should know.

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Rules for Slide Presentations to VCs

Guy Kawasaki’s blog about slide presentations is a great starting point for new entrepreneurs. Read about his “10/20/30 rule” – 10 slides, 20 minutes max., no smaller than 30 point font – at http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2005/12/the_102030_rule.html

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Podcast: Achieving Alignment in the VC Board Room

Kip Sheeline of LVP interviews Kevin Compton of Kleiner Perkins on venture board alignment issues. Kevin candidly discusses his decision making process when evaluating competing term sheets with different economic terms, how he values human capital compared to dollars in … Continue reading

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Call for Executive Summary Submissions from “Launch: Silicon Valley”

http://www.LaunchSiliconValley.org When: Wednesday, November 8, 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm Where: Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus, Mountain View “Launch: Silicon Valley” is the showcase for the next generation of high technology companies. It is being brought to us by SVASE, the … Continue reading

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When is the best time to raise venture capital?

Check out this article on the best time to raise venture capital: http://venturebeat.com/?p=1837

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Startup Success 2006

Check out the following video of The Churchill Club’s annual look at what it takes to build a successful startup. Click here to see the video. This panel of five Silicon Valley entrepreneurs discussed the challenges and critical success factors … Continue reading

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