Recently the Observer and The Information have published essays arguing that venture capital as practiced over the last half century is becoming obsolete (even while there is more of it available than ever before). What forces are at work that are compelling venture capital to adapt? What ways will startups in the future find the funding to grow their businesses?

On November 18, join Techonomy and the Observer in an enlightening, video roundtable discussion with VC industry experts. 


  • James Ledbetter, Chief Content Officer of Clarim Media and editor & publisher of FIN 
  • Blair Silverberg, Founder and CEO of Hum Capital
  • Sam Lessin, General Partner of Slow Ventures and Columnist at The Information
  • Moderator: Meg Marco, Editor-in-chief of Observer