A few weeks ago, USV and our friends at Box Group, hosted a panel discussion in the USV Event Space on artificial intelligence. We called it Talking With Machines. Here’s the video of the discussion. Talking with Machines from Union Square Ventures on Vimeo. If you’d prefer to listen to it and not watch it, […]
The tensions caused by San Francisco's tech boom are playing out on the local ballot.
Let me start the post with three statements 1. I have attention deficit disorder, it is a real condition, I have been diagnosed including having radioactive isotopes through my brain to map my development and yet I’m a leader, I have accomplished much, I did well in school and went on to earn a master’s degree […]
A Fireside Chat with Bill Gurley of Benchmark: The Future of Ecommerce — September 15, 2015 from Sailthru on Vimeo. Gil Dibner recommended this video with Bill Gurley in...
When most people think of John Shahidi two words come to mind. Bieber & Mayweather. Yes, that Bieber (67 million Twitter followers, 73 million on FB) & that Mayweather (6.4 million Twitter followers, 12 million on FB). The reason being – John Shahidi counts both as investors and friends. So. You’re probably thinking, “slick talking, […]
Technology. It has been a hobby of mine since 1981 when […]
This summer I had the extreme pleasure of watching one […]
This is an art project by Ian Cheng that is livestreaming on YouTube this month. My daughter Jessica helped Ian get this up and streaming. She works for Ian part-time. What is cool about this art project is that it is machine made, meaning that the scenes are being created by a machine, and the […]
Access Code is a free 9 month mobile development program, which enables talented adults from low-income and underrepresented communities to learn iOS or Android and get jobs in the NYC tech economy. This program raises the average income of graduates from less than $26,000 a year to $73,000 a year, and brings them from the poverty line […]
Lots of videos go viral. Few prove as lucrative as Michael Dubin’s.
Business leaders have many tasks to accomplish and prio […]
Product Hunt. It seems out of nowhere it has become the […]
CHRISTINA BECHHOLD: When is the right time to raise? When you have a legitimate, defensible use of proceeds that clearly enhances your growth prospects. You have an idea and a prototype – raise some money from friends and family, which will give you flexibility with fewer strings attached. Show More Summary
Anybody who reads the blog regularly will know that I […] The post What is The Best Way to Explain Your Startup? appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
While I was at Disrupt last monday, I did two TV appearances. I posted this first one, CNBC, on Tuesday. Here’s the second one, on ABC’s Real Biz. There are two other clips from that interview on YouTube: On learning to code On Bitcoin and Wearables
The SEP (Software Engineering Pilot) Spring Showcase is today from 10am to 2pm at BRIC in Brooklyn. I’m still in Paris so will miss it but I encourage anyone in NYC to attend. Here’s a video from last year’s showcase so you can see what goes on at the SEP showcase. SEP Showcase from SEPNYC on […]
This video was made to celebrate Etsy’s year in 2007. That was the third year the company was in business and the second year we were invested. I think this does an incredible job of showing what the secret sauce was that made Etsy what it is.
Many of you will know that Twitter unexpectedly cancell […] The post Can You Build Your Business on Somebody Else’s Platform? appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
We built MakeSpace’s logistics systems and custom […] The post Why Unicorns Are No Longer Enough. The Battle for Hendecorns appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
Last week Fred Wilson and I sat down in Santa Monica fo […] The post What I’ve Learned from Fred Wilson appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.