Square IPO vs valuation

20 days ago

nelson : Square IPO vs valuation - Significantly lower price than private investors paid


2 month ago

nelson : BuiltWith - Story of a small tech company

Liquidation preferences

2 month ago

nelson : Liquidation preferences - Details on problematic VC financing

Pure Storage IPO

4 month ago

nelson : Pure Storage IPO - Interesting tech infrastructure company going public

Uber financials leak

4 month ago

nelson : Uber financials leak - Shitty this got out there, but it is fascinating

Pinterest 7 year options

4 month ago

nelson : Pinterest 7 year options - Startup does a nice thing in giving their employees freedom to leave

Private stock scrutiny

5 month ago

nelson : Private stock scrutiny - Startup shares are trading hands and the SEC is concerned

Private companies lie

5 month ago

nelson : Private companies lie - Financials from startups can be complete fiction

Everpix shutdown

6 month ago

nelson : Everpix shutdown - Great story from 2013 of a failed photo sharing company

Turntable postmortem

6 month ago

nelson : Turntable postmortem - Nice writeup of a failed social music startup

Leaked Lyft financials

7 month ago

nelson : Leaked Lyft financials - Inside view of the ridesharing company

Jack on Square

7 month ago

nelson : Jack on Square - Great new article about how the payment company is doing

Get Satisfaction comments

8 month ago

nelson : Get Satisfaction comments - Overview and detail of the startup firesale from Lane Becker

Stewart B. on money

8 month ago

nelson : Stewart B. on money - Nice to see a humble perspective

Late stage fundraising

8 month ago

nelson : Late stage fundraising - Growing trend to very large private financing for tech companies

Growth of tech stock secondary market

8 month ago

nelson : Growth of tech stock secondary market - More info on trends in startup financing, raising money directly through SPV funds

Chris Sacca profile

8 month ago

nelson : Chris Sacca profile - Angel investor, financier, former Googler


10 month ago

Andy Baio : BusinessTown - gorgeously-illustrated, worth it for the Nathan Myhrvold parody alone  [via]

nelson : BusinessTown - What value creating winners do all day

Stewart / Slack profile

11 month ago

nelson : Stewart / Slack profile - Another article about the amazing collaboration startup

ThinkUp update

12 month ago

nelson : ThinkUp update - Nice honest post about a business that's doing OK but not a doorbuster

Jack Dorsey profile

12 month ago

nelson : Jack Dorsey profile - Major new article; partly nasty, partly insightful.

Magic Leap details

12 month ago

nelson : Magic Leap details - Info on the mysterious augmented reality startup

Uber CEO profile

12 month ago

nelson : Uber CEO profile - Great article by @elcush about Travis Kalanick, the thorny guy in charge

Fred Wilson on Uber

13 month ago

nelson : Fred Wilson on Uber - Calls Uber's attempts to manipulate Lyft funding unethical. (and also pointless)

Ello funding: PBC

13 month ago

nelson : Ello funding: PBC - Bold move, incorporated in a way that prevents them showing ads or selling user data

Andy Baio : Ello takes $5.5M, binds itself to manifesto - unprecedented move, legally preventing them from running ads or selling user data