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Olin Shiver's Presentation

November 4, 2005

I've been reviewing some of the materials from startup school and I think I may have come off a little too critical of Mr. Shiver's presentation. He did highlight all of the negative stereotypes of venture capitalists that I mentioned, but he also praised Stan Reiss's presentation just as I did. In all fairness the whole event ran behind schedule and it seemed like he was rushing but I still would have liked more thoughtful reflection on the nature of VC's. I want to reiterate that the bulk of his presentation was really great and I was only disapointed with the one slide on VC money and funding.