Post Profile






The Hard Raise…I Know it Well

Fred Wilson talks about the ‘hard raise’ today on his blog. This part resonated most with me: One of the reasons hard raises can turn into great performers is that they often mean you are doing something others aren’t doing, you are early to an opportunity and others don’t see it. That certainly was the case with USV 2004. That’s the contrarian bet in action. I have been through periods of easy raises and hard raises.
read more

share

Related Posts


Hillary Clinton Proposes Doubling Tax Break For Families With Kids

Lifestyle / Parenting : Huffington Post: Parents

Hillary Clinton often says she wants to help families struggling to pay for child care and other expenses that come with raising kids. Now she’s presenting a plan designed to do just that. Clinton’s proposal would not fulfill her lo...

Fred Wilson Raises $54,028 For Charity Through His Blog

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider

Fred Wilson, the top VC in America and blogger, just wrapped up a charity fundraising campaign he ran through his blog. It's called Fifty for Fifty, raising $50,000 for his fiftieth birthday. It was a great success: "365 people dona...

Fred Wilson Is Wrong, It's Great To Be A Young VC

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider

In a recent interview with Business Insider, Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures shared his thoughts on a wide range of topics, including “20-somethings starting funds straight out of school.” Among other points raised, Fred sugges...

Fred Wilson Leads $23M Funding For Crowdrise, A ‘Charity Water’ For Everyone

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

How do charities and non-profits raise enough money for their causes? Well, the normal route, that which needs to be "disrupted" if you will, means a lot of thousand dollar per-plate dinners, a lot of individual reaching out and may...

Fred Wilson: "Zynga Has Never Needed To Raise A Dime Of Money"

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game

Popular social gaming company Zynga "has never needed to raise a dime of money" outside of the $250,000 its founder spent to start the company, according to Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures. Fred was talking about how much money...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC