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  • A VC's Advice On How To Pitch VCs

    A VC's Advice On How To Pitch VCs

    Editor's Note: In this guest post, Raj Kapoor gives entreprenuers advice on how to pitch VCs. Kapoor knows both sides of the equation. For the past five years, he's been a VC at the Mayfield Fund. Before that he founded the photo site Snapfish, which he sold to Hewlett-Packard. Its been almost five years now that I've been in venture capital.  I finally know what i don't know. The one thing… Read More

  • Venture Funds Raise Only $1.6 Billion In Third Quarter.  Most Of That Went To Vinod Khosla.

    Venture Funds Raise Only $1.6 Billion In Third Quarter. Most Of That Went To Vinod Khosla.

    More evidence that venture exits and fund raising are related. We already know that venture exits were anemic in the third quarter of 2009, and now the National Venture Capital Association has released data on how much money venture funds themselves were able to raise. It was not a lot in historical terms. According to the NCVA's data, venture funds raised $1.6 billion in the third quarter… Read More

  • Storage Problems Arise On The Wii

    Storage Problems Arise On The Wii

    You thought your Wii was truly a special console, didn’t you? Sure it doesn’t play DVDs and it lacks a hard drive, but that’s ok, ’cause the Wii has a remote for a controller! Now Wii owners are finding out the hard way that not having a hard drive sucks. Jake over at 8BitJoystick.com downloaded one too many VC games and realized that his Wii channels were full and his… Read More

  • Sega Saturn Titles Coming To Wii VC (Maybe)

    Sega Saturn Titles Coming To Wii VC (Maybe)

    Ok I give up. Nintendo, if you make games from one of my favorite systems of all time available via your Virtual Console on the Wii, then I’m sold. I’ll totally buy a Wii and stop bashing Nintendo every three seconds. Maybe. We’ll see. But the actual news is that Sega Saturn titles may be coming to Nintendo’s Virtual Console. Apparently a DigiPen employee was told that Sega… Read More

  • Four Versions Of Super Mario Bros. Compared

    Four Versions Of Super Mario Bros. Compared

    Top-left, clockwise: NES, Generation NEX System, FC Twin System, Wii (VC) The guys over at Ars Technica must have some free time. Seems Ben Kuchera took time out of his day to hook up an NES, two NES clones, and a Wii (Virtual Console) and tested the original Super Mario Bros. game for quality. Sure enough, like all good fanboys would, the Wii was chosen as the best looking console. Gee… Read More