What’s the best way to choose good financial partners?

Fred Wilson (Co-Founder and Partner at Union Square Ventures)
On Corporate VCs – AVC

There are two kinds of corporate investments in startups; passive corporate VC arms and active strategic investments. The former is made by well established investment groups like Google Ventures, Intel Ventures, SAP Ventures, Comcast Ventures, and many many more. For the most part, they don’t “suck”. They can be a good source of capital for your company, they can be supportive investors who follow on when the rest of the syndicate does, and the… (read more)