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.
Over the past year, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), led by Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky, has been attempting to create a set of regulations for virtual currency services. They called this set of regulations the “Bitlicense.” I have been following this issue closely and participated in public testimony before the DFS back […]
A few weeks before the FCC vote on Net Neutrality, I spent the weekend in Las Vegas with my dad. He recently wrote a beautiful post about his side of the experience. Right after we got back I wrote a post about explaining Net Neutrality to him and referenced drawing a picture on a napkin as... Read more The post The Net Neutrality Napkin appeared first on Feld Thoughts.
If you are a 20-something tech entrepreneur you could […] The post How the Seed-Stage VC Trend Began, The Downsides of Unicorns & Much More appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.
Shrouded in mystery and hype, Clinkle was supposed to be the next big thing in digital payments. Instead, it is a debit-rewards program.
One of the vivid memories I have from being a startup C […]
Last night at dinner with a group of officers from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, Oxford Professor and legendary evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asked me to explain why I signed up to be a Trustee of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. Show More Summary
Yesterday President Obama came out strongly in support of the admittedly awfully named principle of net neutrality. I wish he had done so sooner but will take it now. This is an absolutely critical principle to maintain in order to keep the Internet open for innovation. Show More Summary
The President did one of the gutsiest things he’s done in the six years he’s been in office yesterday. He came out in favor of treating access to the Internet as a basic and essential service that should be treated like phone calls, electricity, water, sewer, and the other utilities we have in our life. […]
Last week a company we enthusiastically backed, uBeam, […]
I’ve just seen the video below of virtual popstar Hatsune Miku, a virtual popstar from Japan, as a guest on the David Letterman show. If that’s not enough for you check out this video of her performing live in front of thousands of fans in LA (caveat: the quality is poor and you have to [...]
And abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday […]
A few weeks ago, I spent most of the week in the upper midwest. I started out on Tuesday in Buffalo, NY, the location of my first venture capital investment, Upgrade Corporation of America. I did office hours at the Z80 accelerator and then did a lunchtime Q&A in the beautifully renovated Larkin Square with Eric […]
Just back from vacation and also some work travel and w […]
I watched this video earlier this week. Jerry talks about the Five Challenges Of Leadership and Being Fierce. Like everything Jerry does, this is great. The Spark Sessions: Being Fierce with Jerry Colonna from Danya Cheskis-Gold on Vimeo.
I will be the first to admit that I am a sucker for a good listicle. That’s probably a result of being overly prone to making lists myself. I am also not offended by native advertising per se. After all it completely predates the internet. Show More Summary
Investors Ali Partovi, Sam Altman, Dan Marriott and Melissa Kasper Shapiro weigh-in.
Light Chaser Animation Studios, a year-old Chinese animated-film studio in Beijing, has hired former employees of U.S. powerhouses such as Pixar, while raising $20 million in the latest round of venture capital funding.
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I love it when scientists find human characteristics in monkeys. I’m not sure if that’s because it’s fun to anthropomorphise or because it tells us that those characteristics are embedded deeply in our DNA. Probably both. Perhaps the best known example is that monkeys have a keen sense of fairness, many studies have now shown [...]