Crash Course in Venture Capital

February 27, 2009

From Jason Mendelson, Co-Founder of Foundry Group, and co-author of AsktheVC, here’s a crash course in venture capital done in 13 slides:


David Rubenstein’s 15 Points Of Light Presentation

February 5, 2009

If you’ve been to a Private Equity-related conference lately you’ll have recognized the overcast of pessimism and gloom that has become a permanent fixture at these affairs. However, while hunkering down in every storm a certain solice can be taken from the knowledge that the tempest can’t last forever.

David Rubenstein of the Carlyle Group offered up small rays of sunshine yesterday when he gave an excellent presentation at Super Return in Berlin.  As much a “must-see” powerpoint for Bouyout professionals as Sequoia’s was for VCs. Here it is:

State of the PE Market Slideshow from Buyouts West Conference

December 1, 2008

Thanks to PEHub (terrific site. Always great content!) here’s the ”State of the PE Market” slideshow given by Thomson Reuters’ Matt Toole at last month’s Buyouts West event: