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Amino Raises $1.65M To Replace Old-School Forums With Mobile Communities

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Amino, a TechStars-incubated startup that’s building mobile communities around topics like anime and Doctor Who, is announcing that it has raised $1.65 million in seed funding led by Union Square Ventures. Co-founder and CEO Ben Anderson...Show More Summary

Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson Joins the #AOLBuild Speaker Series

"This is the de-corporatization of AOL, and I am really digging it."- Fred Wilson Needless to say, AOL equally 'digs' the presence of renowned Union Square Ventures co-founder, Fred Wilson at its 770 Broadway offices. 'The man, the myth,...Show More Summary

Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

When it comes to big money in politics, a group of tech magnates is fighting fire with fire — or super PAC with super PAC — according to a report from Reuters. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson, PayPal...Show More Summary

Let’s Face It; Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft All Have Weaknesses

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson from Union Square Ventures made waves recently when he told TechCrunch’s Ingrid Lunden that by 2020, (that’s less than 6 years, folks), Apple won’t be a top-3 tech company–and Google and Facebook would be. Wilson argued that Apple’s lack of understanding of the cloud would eventually do it in, while Google and Facebook, which are… Read More

Are Tech Companies Overvalued? Top Investors Think So

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Is Winter coming? It's already here, according to VCs like Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures and John Lilly of Greylock. We asked some of the world's most respected tech investors about "the bubble" at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. The consensus?...Show More Summary

Sift Science Lands $18M Series B From Spark Capital To Stop Credit Card Fraud

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Today Sift Science, a credit card fraud prevention company, has closed an $18 million Series B round of funding led by Spark Capital, with participation from Union Square Ventures, Max Levchin, and First Round Capital. But what exactly is Sift Science? Read More

Support The Open Internet

Just now Fred Wilson posted an Open Internet Letter to the FCC that my partners and I at Foundry Group signed on to. It came together in the last 24 hours and was driven by our friends at Union Square Ventures. If you are a VC and are interested in signing on before we file this formally […] The post Support The Open Internet appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

50 prominent VCs sign letter to the FCC in support of net neutrality

Following an outpouring of support for net neutrality from tech companies yesterday, 50 prominent venture capitalists have joined together to submit a letter to the FCC calling for a free and open internet. According to Union SquareShow More Summary

Fred Wilson on Apple’s Prospects

Ingrid Lunden, writing for AOL/TechCrunch: Fred Wilson of New York’s Union Square Ventures, one of the top ech investors around, believes that by 2020, the biggest tech company in the world — Apple — will cease to be the most important,...Show More Summary

VC Fred Wilson: Apple too rooted to [commoditizing] hardware and to weak in Cloud to remain at the top of tech

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures was willing to make some ‘bold’ predictions that for TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference – on video no less – as he discussed his vision for the top three Internet companies in 2020. TC Founder Michael Arrington asked which companies would lead in terms of market cap in 2020 with Apple, Google, Microsoft, […]

Fred Wilson: Etsy Is ‘Well Positioned’ for an IPO

Union Square Ventures co-founder Fred Wilson found time at a New York tech conference Monday to talk about one of his favorite topics: New York tech investing.

Fred Wilson On The New York Startup Scene And Why Too Much Money Is “The Root Of All Evil”

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

When Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson took the stage today at TechCrunch's Disrupt New York conference, he elaborated on a recent blog post about "the valuation trap" and argued that "too much money is the root of all evil." Wilson's post was actually a response to an article in TechCrunch about the challenges Square and Box seem to be facing. Show More Summary

Looking into Fred Wilson's Crystal Ball

The co-founder of Union Square Ventures explains why some of the biggest private tech companies are struggling to IPO. Plus: The most powerful companies in 2020. You can't tell the future, but Fred Wilson can. The co-founder of Union...Show More Summary

Fred Wilson Thinks That By 2020, Apple Won't Be A Top Tech Company Anymore (AAPL, GOOG)

In 2020, Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson thinks the top three tech companies in terms of market cap will be Google, Facebook, and some other company we haven't yet heard of. TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington interviewed WilsonShow More Summary

VC Fred Wilson: In 20 Years Apple Won’t Be A Top-3 Tech Company, Google And Facebook Will

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Fred Wilson of New York’s Union Square Ventures, one of the top tech investors around, believes that in 20 years, the biggest tech company in the world — Apple — will cease to be the most important, and won’t even be in the top three. Speaking at today’s TC Disrupt conference in NYC, he predicted that the top three tech companies in two decades will be Google,… Read More

Legendary Tech Investor Fred Wilson Says The IPO Market For Billion-Dollar Companies Is 'Disappearing'

Fred Wilson, founder of Union Square Ventures and a Silicon Valley investor who has backed Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare, and Kickstarter, says in a blog post today that the IPO market for tech companies with multi-billion-dollar valuations...Show More Summary

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

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 suggested...Show More Summary

3 Things You Need to Know Today

5 months agoTechnology : The Goods

A roundup of the day's news curated by the Inc. editorial team to help you and your business succeed. 1. A Tale of Two Exits In a wide-ranging interview, Union Square Ventures VC Fred Wilson mused on why the startup world reacted more enthusiastically to Instagram's billion-dollar sale to Facebook than it did to Tumblr's billion-dollar sale to Yahoo. Show More Summary

3 Things You Need to Know Today

A roundup of the day's news curated by the Inc. editorial team to help you and your business succeed. 1. A Tale of Two Exits In a wide-ranging interview, Union Square Ventures VC Fred Wilson mused on why the startup world reacted more enthusiastically to Instagram's billion-dollar sale to Facebook than it did to Tumblr's billion-dollar sale to Yahoo. Show More Summary

New York VC Fred Wilson wants to push his fellow partners into the spotlight

Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures could see his fellow partners receiving much more than him in the future.

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