* Big Buyout sticks to the script: What, me error?
* Data Marketplace launches as an Amazon for structured financial information.
* Rolfe WInkler: Would a Harley-Davidson buyout make sense?
* Larry Summers objects to being called a “punk staffer” (“sleepy staffer” would have been okay, though)
* Wal-Mart puts another category of small business on the ropes. But these are check-cashiers, so it’s ok.
* We’ve now sold nearly 800 tickets to our upcoming shindigs in Boston (3/31) and San Francisco (4/15). They cost just $10 each, with ticket proceeds going to a local charity that will be selected by event attendees. Get Boston tickets here, and get San Francisco tickets here.
* Jean Case announces a $50 million VC fund for startups in Ramallah and throughout the West Bank.
* Tweet of the Day: @joevc A great entrepreneur told me he avoids Twitter for fear it leads to groupthink. He may be right. Does everyone agree?
* Tweet of the Day II: @infoarbitrage One of the biggest diffs btw NY and SValley VCs? The West Coast guys have nothing to prove. Calm confidence $$
* Bruce Bartlett: For an anti-tax group, the Tea Partiers don’t know much about taxes.
* Sequoia Capital’s Mark Kvamme presentation: