Thursday, April 23, 2009

OK Centre County, Are You Embarrassed Yet?

The Wall Street Journal's Venture Capital Dispatch  blog isn't too impressed by GT.
Yesterday the House of Representatives’ small business committee held a hearing in which a venture investor and entrepreneurs discussed the need for reauthorization of the program, which is set to expire in July. You can view videos of the testimony here (the second panel referred to here starts with video 18), or read about it in VentureWire. One aside: Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) asks Josh Green, a general partner at MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures, whether there are other ways to structure venture capital investments to not include ownership? Watch Green as he’s able to keep a straight face while politely answering why that’s not possible:



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EEISElmo said...

At MIT, there was an annual fundraiser, The Big Screw, where students got to vote for their most hated prof by donating money to the designated charity. There ought to be some way to apply this to politics.