Tag: VC & Technology

Startups and SBA Loans

Last week Congress passed the CARES Act which provides a vast array of financial relief provisions to people and businesses in the US. Congress is […]

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New Faces At USV

We onboarded our new analyst team over the last few weeks at USV. As is our tradition, they have each written a “hello world” blog […]

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Open For Business

I got an email from a well known journalist who covers the VC sector today. He was asking a bunch of VCs a few questions […]

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The Venture Capital Math Problem Revisited (aka How Could You Be So Wrong?)

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Fred Wilson. The original is [linked here] Back in 2009, I wrote a post […]

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The Venture Capital Math Problem Revisited (aka How Could You Be So Wrong?)

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Fred Wilson. The original is [linked here] Back in 2009, I wrote a post […]

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The Venture Capital Math Problem Revisited (aka How Could You Be So Wrong?)

Back in 2009, I wrote a post called The Venture Capital Math Problem. I was reminded of it yesterday when I saw this tweet: 1/ […]

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Being In The Flow

I have been investing in developer tools since the earliest days of my VC career. The first investment I led in the late 80s was […]

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Entertainment vs Utility

The news this week that HQ Trivia has finally called it quits reminded me of this post I wrote back in 2012 about the difference […]

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Tech in 2020: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Our friend Benedict Evans posted his annual “macro trends” deck this weekend. You can also download the PDF here. In the deck, Benedict poses the […]

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The Long Buy

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Fred Wilson. The original is [linked here] One of the many things that venture […]

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The Long Buy

One of the many things that venture capital has taught me is the value of the long buy. What I mean by a “long buy” […]

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You Can’t Fire Your Investor

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Fred Wilson. The original is [linked here] I saw this tweet coming out of […]

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You Can’t Fire Your Investor

I saw this tweet coming out of the Upfront Summit yesterday (where I will be today): Josh Kopelman of First Round Capital: we can look […]

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The Management Rights Letter

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Fred Wilson. The original is [linked here] A friend asked me over the weekend […]

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The Management Rights Letter

A friend asked me over the weekend “why do VCs ask for a management rights letter when they make an investment?” A management rights letter […]

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What Happened In The 2010s

My friend Steve Kane suggested I take a longer view in my pair of year end posts this year: What, no decade end/decade ahead posts? […]

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Bluesky

Twitter announced their Bluesky project last week. This is what I had to say about it, on Twitter naturally. I wrote about these feelings 3 […]

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Returning The Fund

I have always felt that every investment in a venture fund should be able to return the fund. That doesn’t mean that they all will. […]

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Hypothetical Value To Real Value

I remember when my son came home one day in high school and told me he wanted to “day trade” along with some friends who […]

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The Long Engagement

The Gotham Gal and I met when we were 19 and got married when we were 25. We lived together for most of those six […]

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