Private companies lie

16 days ago

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

Everpix shutdown

1 month ago

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

Turntable postmortem

1 month ago

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

Leaked Lyft financials

2 month ago

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

Jack on Square

3 month ago

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

Get Satisfaction comments

3 month ago

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

Stewart B. on money

3 month ago

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

Late stage fundraising

3 month ago

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

Growth of tech stock secondary market

3 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

3 month ago

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

BusinessTown

5 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

6 month ago

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

ThinkUp update

7 month ago

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

Jack Dorsey profile

7 month ago

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

Magic Leap details

7 month ago

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

Uber CEO profile

8 month ago

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

Fred Wilson on Uber

8 month ago

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

Ello funding: PBC

8 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

Gyro-Stabilized Systems

8 month ago

nelson : Gyro-Stabilized Systems - Grass Valley tech company; aerial imaging

Startup pitches

10 month ago

nelson : Startup pitches - This American Life with @Sacca on giving startup pitches

Reddit raising $50M

10 month ago

nelson : Reddit raising $50M - Rumors of fundraising from the community website

Saudi Twitter investor

10 month ago

nelson : Saudi Twitter investor - Update on some interesting international investments

Slack / Stewart Butterfield

11 month ago

nelson : Slack / Stewart Butterfield - Phenomenal long profile by @Mat Honan

Andy Baio : Mat Honan profiles Stewart "Dharma" Butterfield and Slack - one of the most talented groups of people I've ever known

Age diversity in tech

11 month ago

nelson : Age diversity in tech - The lack of data

Uber private stock deals

13 month ago

nelson : Uber private stock deals - The difficulty of trying to sell private company equity

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