Ask A VC

Ask a VC: Live from New York It’s Habib Kairouz

Valleyites may not have heard of this week’s guest, Habib Kairouz of Rho Ventures, but his LPs are quite familiar with his work. He lead the round in iVillage back in 1997, taking the company pu

Ask a VC: "We Probably Would Have Been the Last Guys to Do a Round in Twitter" (TCTV)

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Ask a VC: What Questions Can Dana Stalder of Matrix Partners Answer?

We have a new VC in the hot seat this week, Dana Stalder of Matrix Partners. Stalder is a relatively new VC, but he has deep Valley pedigree. He joined a young, pre-revenue Netscape in 1994, staying o

Ask a VC: Jeremy Liew on Suits, Marijuana, and his most Underrated Investment (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/liewthumb.jpeg" />I'm hearing rumors that Ask a VC is getting big in pockets of Harvard Business School, which explains an increasingly sophis

Ask a VC: Lightspeed's Jeremy Liew Awaits Your Questions

Jeremy Liew is my guest on Ask a VC this week. He’s a guy with plenty of Web battle scars. He was an early employee of CitySearch back in the mid-1990s, a senior executive at InterActive Corp. a

Ask a VC: Why David Hornik Invests Close to Home and the Dumbest Deal in the Valley (TCTV)

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Ask a VC: Why We're Thankful for David Hornik

David Hornik of August Capital has bailed me out in a short week by hopping into the Ask a VC chair that I neglected to book in advance. The timing wasn’t planned, but it’s appropriate. Th

Ask a VC: Nic Brisbourne Defends London's Entrepreneurial Honor

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Ask a VC: London Comes to Us this Week

Nic Brisbourne of DFJ Esprit is in town this week — along with seemingly every successful Brit— so we asked him to be our first in-studio guest ever on Ask a VC. Brisbourne is well positi

Ask a VC: How Kiteboarding and Venture Capital Became Less Risky (TCTV)

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Ask a VC in Indonesia: Is East Ventures Early or Crazy? [TCTV]

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Ask a VC: Is Southeast Asia's Economic Growth for Real This Time? [TCTV]

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Ask a VC: The Southeast Asian Edition

Since I’m reporting in Southeast Asia the next few weeks, I decided to bring Ask a VC with me on the road. I’m asking your questions to two firms. (Hopefully one or  both conversations wi

Bijan Sabet on Why He Has a Hard Time Investing in Africa…and Boston [TCTV]

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I Got a Pony! I Mean, Reid Hoffman Is My Guest on Ask a VC this Week

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Ask A VC: Chris Dixon Solves Your Problems [TCTV]

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Ask a VC: Chris Dixon Is Waiting to Answer Your Questions

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Ask A VC: Hirshland and the Secret Gang of Angels He Has in his Bathroom [TCTV]

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"Ask A VC" Guest Swap: Kopelman Out; Hirshland In

Josh Kopelman of First Round Capital was supposed to be my guest on “Ask A VC” this week, but called me this morning to cancel because his attorneys pointed out that doing press interviews

Ask a VC: Fred Wilson Gives Blunt Answers to Your Questions (TCTV)

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