The Value of Pure Research

Hardware technology, the Internet, and new software applications are determining the future of music. The acquisition and distribution of recorded sound, and the increased interaction…

Startup Call

Eric Ries’s book The Lean Startup has taken the business world by storm in the way that only books that sum up complicated ideas in…

Jason Mendelson On Venture Capital

Jason Mendelson, co-founder of the venture capital firm Foundry Group, recently co-authored “Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist”(John Wiley, 2011) with…

Venture Capitalists: Paying For The Muse, Music Business Journal

Venture Capitalists: Paying For The Muse

The rebirth of venture capital, originally fueled by the equity related collapses of the early 2000s, is in the air. Publications like Fortune and the Wall Street Journal seem fixated on the…