Wallstrip, an online business video blog, asks its investor Fred Wilson: “Do venture people have groupies?”
Its one of a series of silly, softball questions the shows moderator, Lindsay Campbell, asks one of the investors in the company she works for. The questions arent objectionable in and of themselves, but asking them to an investor in your own company begs disclosure.
Its possible, of course, that the people producing the show dont know who their investors are. But the site does have a permalink to Fred Wilsons blog, where HE disclosed his investment in the startup before it ran a show on him.
For those of you keeping score at home, it’s: Bloggers: 0, VCs: 1