Category: Fred Wilson

USV’s Climate Thesis

My partner Albert wrote a bit about how USV is investing in the climate/sustainability sector today. The high-level summary is “not very differently than we […]

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The Crucible Of Leadership

Yesterday evening, the Gotham Gal and I went to see Jerry Colonna do a reading from his recent book, Reboot: Leadership and the Art of […]

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The AVC Daily Email

Most of you read AVC via email. Today, all of you will see a refresh of the look and feel of the daily email to […]

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Marketing

I used this title for possibly the most regrettable blog post I have written on AVC back in 2011. My friend Alex’s post on the […]

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Funding Friday: Make 100

Kickstarter kicks off the new year with a campaign called Make 100. The idea is to stimulate a lot of smaller projects where the creator […]

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AVC 3.0

Welcome to the new AVC. This is the third “iteration” of this blog. The first iteration (AVC 1.0) was the Typepad era during which I […]

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What Is Going On With AVC? (continued)

I have received a bunch of questions from AVC regulars about this temporary design and what is going on with AVC. As I wrote in […]

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Mass Transit In LA

This is the sixth winter we have spent in Los Angeles. One of the things I have had the hardest time getting used to about […]

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Turning It Off Vs Dialing It Down

Today is one of those days when everyone gets back to work after a time off. This holiday break was a particularly long one given […]

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What To Work On

My partner Brad likes to ask about the distinction between doing things right and doing the right thing. His observation, which I totally agree with, […]

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Funding Friday: Monster Preschool

I love the cross cultural/language/regional aspect of the Internet. We can find, experience, and support things all across the globe. Ultimately, it should bring us […]

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Managing Multiple Twitter Handles

Like Mitt Romney and Kevin Durant, I manage multiple Twitter handles. Although neither is a secret handle. I use @fredwilson for my personal tweets and […]

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What Will Happen In The 2020s

It’s 2020. Time to look forward to the decade that is upon us. One of my favorite quotes, attributed to Bill Gates, is that people […]

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Do more startups die of indigestion or starvation?

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today, we’re weighing a standard […]

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The Company You Keep

I am as shocked as anyone to find Joi Ito, the head of the MIT Media Lab, swept up in the scandal around Jeffrey Epstein’s […]

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Building A Daily Habit Through Streaks

Insight Timer popped up this message after my daily morning meditation yesterday. I’ve been meditating on and off for a while. But it’s been an […]

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Reflections on Board Members By Some Great Ones

I spent the past few days in Tokyo at the Kauffman Fellows Annual Summit. Over the past five years, there has been a large increase […]

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Category Collapse

It’s the second week of December, which is about the time that all of the predictions for 2019 start occurring. Last week’s announcements of the […]

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Every Generation Learns The Same Lessons

While it’s easy to tell people things, it’s much more powerful to learn things. And, as I get older, I see the same lessons being […]

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Capital Should Follow Talent

I love today’s post from Fred Wilson titled The Valuation Obsession. It has some good hints in it about valuation vs. ownership dynamics for founders, […]

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