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More Techcrunch sleaze

5/12/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : More Techcrunch sleaze - TC denies, of course, but why would you trust them?

Jamie Zawinski on Mike Arrington and the myths of startup success

29/11/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jamie Zawinski on Mike Arrington and the myths of startup success - "When a VC tells you what's good for you, check your wallet, then count your fingers"

nelson : jwz vs arrington - Legendary hacker calls bullshit on a VC blogger

NY Tech map

20/11/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : NY Tech map - Great little vissualization

Startup U

18/10/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Anil : Startup U - For a few months, those of us who care passionately about the New York City tech community have been debating the City's Applied Sciences NYC plan, which will drive the creation of a world-class research university here in NYC. Since a significant number

PMOG / Nethernet post-mortem

11/10/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : PMOG / Nethernet post-mortem - Long, sad story of a failed startup by one of the Internet's most promising people

Andy Baio : Justin Hall's GameLayers postmortem - emotional, thoughtful look at the failure of PMOG and The Nethernet, his browser-based MMO

Company focus

27/09/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Company focus - Reflections on the Netflix / Kwikster split

Bread & Circuses

26/09/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : Bread & Circuses - Photos from the Spotify party

VC war story

29/08/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : VC war story - One entrepreneur's very detailed story of trying to raise a significant funding round

Square market

29/08/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Square market - Payment company is going mainstream. Nice set of usage maps

Y Combinator innovation

16/08/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Y Combinator innovation - Bryce is totally on point with this: the most exciting thing about Y-Combinator startups is many of them succeed with very little initial capital

Redefining The Problem

22/07/2011 @ 10:00 UTC

Anil : Redefining The Problem - When I co-founded Activate last year, one of my goals was that, as much as possible, we'd share what we learned about helping established companies with their strategies. I know there are plenty of old-school consulting companies that publish big, fat whi

nginx now a company

18/07/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : nginx now a company - The lightning fast web server half the Internet uses finally incorporates

Starting your Startup

1/07/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Starting your Startup - Great slide deck by Joe Stump with information that rings entirely true to my ears after 9 months of Offline Labs. [via#

Silver Lake sleaze?

25/06/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

nelson : Silver Lake sleaze? - Allegations of how a private equity firm screwed Skype employees

Amazon's first employee

15/06/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Amazon's first employee - Interesting history from the beginning of the company

More Groupon ugly

11/06/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : More Groupon ugly - Is this IPO a disaster in the making?

Groupon founders' $120m

4/06/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : Groupon founders' $120m - IPO filing reveals the preferred shareholders have taken $120m out of the company. Wow

Groupon's weird use of funds

4/06/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : Groupon's weird use of funds - They raised $946M then paid $810M right back to investors. WTF?

Jason Fried on Groupon

4/06/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

nelson : Jason Fried on Groupon - Very direct and honorable response to a bunch of nasty criticism

Redefining The Problem

1/06/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Anil : Redefining The Problem - When I co-founded Activate last year, one of my goals was that, as much as possible, we'd share what we learned about helping established companies with their strategies. I know there are plenty of old-school consulting companies that publish big, fat whi

Pre-IPO LinkedIn prices

20/05/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Pre-IPO LinkedIn prices - SecondMarket publishes private market prces of LinkedIn for the last year

TellApart ad retargeting

17/05/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : TellApart ad retargeting - Friends' startup is doing well

Why leave Google?

8/05/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Why leave Google? - One of the most creative Google engineers I know talks about some reasons for leaving the Greatest Company on Earth

Matt Haughey on Ev's character and the origins of Twitter

21/04/2011 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt Haughey on Ev's character and the origins of Twitter - including a critical piece missing from Business Insider: Odeo investors were offered Twitter stock

nelson : Ev's not an asshole - Nicely balanced, personal reflection from Matt Haughey about working with Evan Williams

Paul Graham shares his email exchanges with Fred Wilson over Airbnb

17/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Paul Graham shares his email exchanges with Fred Wilson over Airbnb - fascinating glimpse into the thought process

nelson : VCs never say No - Exchange about AirBnB: Fred Wilson's last comment is "We are still in the gathering data phase"

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