Sayeth Paul Kedrosky …

There is a brief quote from yours truly in this piece on venture capital bloggers from Venture Capital Journal (and written by the estimable Tom Stein):

But how far can VC bloggers really open the kimono? Paul Kedrosky, academic director of the Von Liebig Center of Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the University of California, San Diego, says VCs can get into trouble if they write specifically about companies that come through the door or if they broach sensitive topics, like raising money from limited partners. “It’s a tricky issue because you don’t want to jot down some opinion or belief that will come back and haunt you six months down the road,” he says. “Once you commit your thoughts to a blog, they can’t be erased, largely thanks to the way Google caches Web pages. This means VCs have to impose a great deal of self-censorship.


  1. the best way to keep a secret is to not tell anybody.