Founders Flash

This week’s articles highlight the rise of New York’s Silicon Alley, feature a Q&A with the CEO of FoundersCard, profile Silicon Valley’s most prolific angel investor, and discuss why Facebook is courting startup investors.

Venture Capitalists Favor Silicon Valley, but Silicon Alley is Rising Fast – Grace Nasri, VentureBeat

Results of The MoneyTree Report show that California leads, but New York is rising faster.

How FoundersCard Brings Exclusivity To The Startup Set – David Zax, Fast Company

Q&A with Eric Kuhn, the founder and CEO of FoundersCard.

Ron Conway is a Silicon Valley Startup's Best Friend – Miguel Helft, CNNMoney

The angel investor has rarely met an Internet startup he didn't like.

Facebook Woos Investors With an Eye for Start-Ups – Angus Loten and Shayndi Raice, New York Times

In an effort to be friends with more social-media start-ups, Facebook is going after those start-ups' investors.

This post was authored by Founders Workbench.

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