Youku wants to be the premier online video source for China, sure. But it's also something like Hulu and a movie studio. Maybe that's why Goldman Sachs is about to underwrite its IPO.
By Bill Powell, contributor
Viktor Koo is as about as matter of fact as it's possible to be when he describes the audacious goal he has set for a company that he founded just four years ago. "We want MORENov 9, 2010 3:00 AM ET
Venture capital isn't mired in a new normal. Instead, it's on the verge of a cyclical upswing.
By Roger Ehrenberg, contributor
To most, the world of venture capital appears to be in the midst of chaos. Poor 10-year returns. Many bloated GPs. The super angel/micro VC "phenomenon" (if it can be called that). Rumors of collusion. A largely closed IPO market. Stock market uncertainty. An uncertain regulatory climate. And on and on. A crazy MOREOct 7, 2010 2:23 PM ET
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