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Auctioning Off VCs, New Fundraising Rules, Silicon Alley's Pioneer Woman: Aug. 28


Auctioning Off VCs, New Fundraising Rules, Silicon Alley's Pioneer Woman: Aug. 28

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First Round Capital founder Josh Kopelman and Lightspeed Venture Partners’ Jeremy Liew were among VCs to auction themselves off in a charity auction that ended yesterday, writes Alexia Tsotsis. The estimated value of lunch with a venture capitalist was $4,000. [TechCrunch]

Startup lawyer Joe Wallin breaks down new Securities and Exchange Commission rules that govern how companies can market themselves to potential investors. [PandoDaily]

The World Economic Forum recognized 36 startups, including Airbnb, Coursera, and GitHub, as “technology pioneers” for 2014. [WEF]

Jeffrey Kalmikoff talks about being the only designer at a tech startup. [First Round]

Clay Shirky pays tribute to Red Burns, a pioneering figure in New York City’s tech community. She died at age 88 last week (video). [Blip.tv]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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