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So far, seems to be holding pretty steady right below $800

1 year, 2 months ago on Buckle up: The FBI now has a green light to sell Silk Road bitcoins


Nice watch, and we've been hearing about it forever.  Any word on availability?

1 year, 3 months ago on Hands-On With Omega’s Aqua Terra >15,000 Gauss Watch


Yeah, VCs that take this approach have seen their value add is diminishing in comparison to the Fred Wilson's of the world.  Really all that VCs like this add is $$ and credibility with old guard (and who in Tech really cares about the old guard?).  If they rely exclusively on referrals and gate keepers, they def aren't the first money in a deal anyways, and LPs should realize they aren't doing their job in the first place (i.e. finding good proprietary deal flow).

End result, the proof is in the pudding and the pudding has been sub par returns for the past 20 years...

1 year, 6 months ago on Sheer madness: With VCs get an intro or get lost


Seems the movement is even gaining ground on campus as well.  I guess the mortgage crisis and a half decade of recession hasn't really helped the old Wall Street recruiting image.

2 years, 2 months ago on Finance lost. Tech won. Here’s why…


 @BTrautschold  @chrisamccoy There's also a strong need for overarching "belief" in an ecosystem by all the players involved.  Like startups, there's a huge premium for just going and doing instead of planning and analyzing.  See a need, fill a need.

2 years, 5 months ago on Silicon Valley’s loosening grip: Does the road to tech’s future run through Middle America?


So are you stopping in @thegigcity on your way home to check out your own country's fastest internet and #thegigtank companies that are building apps for the future of bandwidth?  Well, are you?  

2 years, 9 months ago on I’m in South Korea, Where the Fast Internet Future Has Already Happened