This week in startups

When thinking about financing, raising equity funding is not necessarily the best option. Morgan Hermand-Waiche argues that bank loans are arguably not that bad, though they are surely hard to acquire for that scrappy startup:

Glenn Solomon on the coming private market reset, and hearing of "mark-downs" in the private portfolios of many investors

ZeroHedge reporting on troubles at Dropbox and confirming Glenn Solomon's thesis:

Paul Holland, Partner at Foundation Capital argues that the best time to raise money is today. Still running with the theme that the markets are about to hit a rough patch.

                                                                     Do angels go to heaven?

                                                                     Do angels go to heaven?

Finally, are startups staying private too long? Bill Gurley of Benchmark certainly thinks so: