Founders Flash

This week’s stories provide good news on VC investment plans for 2011, excellent planning tips and reading recommendations. All are worth a look.

VCs say they’ll invest, hire and sell more in 2011 – Riley McDermind, VentureBeat

Good news: Venture capitalists say they will invest more in 2011, according to a new industry study.

Six Tips to Maximizing Your Advisory Board Value – Martin Zwilling, Startup Professionals Musings

Advisory boards can help when you don’t know what you don’t know, or to create what you don’t have.

When It's the Time for Plan B – Sarah Needleman, Wall Street Journal

Startups don’t always proceed as provided. Some ideas on when and how to shift gears.

Holiday Reading: 5 of This Year's Best Books for Startups – Audrey Watters, Read Write Start

Have some downtime over the holidays? These books offer great stories for startups.

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