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Why do the media always pit labor against capital?

There are abusive corporations, and we do need a better social safety net so that people aren’t at the mercy of the doctrine of shareholder primacy, but that truth disguises a more complicated reali

Should your new VC fund use revenue-based investing?

David Teten Contributor Share on X David Teten is founder of Versatile VC and writes periodically at teten.com and @dteten. More posts by this contributor How to find a job as a scout for a VC firm Wh

Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control

Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel. VCs sell jet fuel which works well for jets...

It’s time for men to champion women in tech

Men have a critical role to play in bringing about gender equality in the tech community, if we get our act together…

Bill Gurley doesn’t think these giant new funds are such a great idea

“It’s not just the size of the funds but the velocity” at which VCs are returning to their investors, known as limited partners (or LPs), says an astonished Bill Gurley of the venture firm Bench

The future of business is good jobs as a service

Most people in business and finance (and most people, frankly) think that the new economy (of artificial intelligence and autonomous machines) is like the old economy: satisfying customers’ needs fo

Obama-Zuckerberg and Expeditionary Economics

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/obama-zuckerberg.png" /> Thanks to the revolutions happening in the Middle East, our leaders have been touting social media as the new force f

Friends Don’t Let Friends Get Into Finance

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/fotolia_4336046_xs.jpg" /> After having been a tech executive for many years, I needed to take a break, and I wanted to give back to society.

Resolute Marine Wins Startup Open, Converts Wave Energy To Clean Water And Power

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/picture-12.png?w=300" alt="" class="shot1" /></img><a href="http://www.resolutemarine.com">Resolute Marine Energy</a>— a Boston startup

Women 2.0 CEO On 2010 Competition Winners: They're Not Like Facebook (In A Good Way)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/shaherose_charania-feat.jpg" width="200" height="170" class="shot2"></img> Women 2.0</a> is not an organization just for women— we created t

Startups Or Behemoths: Which Are We Going To Bet On?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/fighter.jpg" /> I knew I would be touching a raw nerve with my <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/08/07/why-we-need-to-abolish-software-pate

Replicators, Innovators, and Bill Gates

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/reolicator.jpg"> My <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/02/27/can-entrepreneurs-be-made/">last post</a> triggered some interesting debates i

Can Entrepreneurs Be Made?

<img class="size-medium wp-image-162081 alignleft" title="Human head silhouette with focus on the brain" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/fotolia_9300718_xs.jpg?w=300" alt="" width

Silicon Valley: You and Some of Your VC's have a Gender Problem

<a rel="attachment wp-att-142083" href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/02/07/silicon-valley-you%e2%80%99ve-got-a-gender-problem-and-some-of-your-vc%e2%80%99s-still-live-in-the-past/diverse-female-busines

Snoop Dogg, Entrepreneurship and Rajasthan

Kauffman Foundation Acquires StudentBusinesses.com

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/StudentBusinesses.com-215x46.jpg" width="215" height="46" /> <a href="http://www.kauffman.org/">The Kauffman Foundation,</a> an organization