peHUB Rewind

Here’s a look at the last week’s worth of scoops, data, and analysis from the peHUB team. Catch up on what you missed before it goes behind our paywall…

All First Reads | All Second Opinions

Reid Hoffman Explains Putting His Angel Days Behind Him

Why VC Bloat is Bad for Everyone

Yelp Gets Sued for “Extortion

Q&A on Navigation Capital’s Smart Grid Roll-Up

One (Tech Analyst) Parent on Google’s Buzz and Keeping Her Kids Safe Online

SecondMarket Goes Illiquid in Asia

Are Bankers’ “Bizarre” Choices Spoiling the IPO Market?

Fundraising Updates: Snow Phipps, Baird, Northern Trust, Thayer Hidden Creek, Rockland, Maranon Mezz

Processing Computer Science

DAG Ventures Hits $500m Target

Dumb Terminals, Redux

Cell Phone Recycler Rings Up Some Cash

Intel Announcement: Much Ado About Nothing

Blackstone Q4 Earnings: “One Way or Another”

PE Pro Turns to Banking

Citibank Blocks Bank Account of Gay Social Network

Tom Perkins Tells Off Washington (Today, for Some Reason)

Bank Buyouts Are Slow But Not Totally Dead

PE Debt Watch (Upgrades & Downgrades)

Bloom Energy Gets Ready for its Close-Up

The Underbelly of Silicon Valley: VC “Finders”

Hush Little Babies, Sleep at Your Desks (or Office Couches)

Could Twitter and FourSquare Users See Home Insurance Impacted? Possibly, Yes

CalPERS Comes Clean on PE Firm Valuations

M&A Monday

Lesson to B-School Students: Leave the Catty Emailing To Your Professors

Fluidigm to IPO Market: Ugh, Nevermind

Where PE Went Wrong With MGM

Thoma Bravo No Stranger to Rival Bids…