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@Donald.McIntyre @JayZ750 @MichaelBlend True... probably 4-6 months old, and little light, but then a lot of sources cite the 30 million MAU number as of year-end 2013...  at least per Google...  so it must be right!



2 months, 1 week ago on Shocking as it once seemed, Snapchat’s decision to turn down $3B now looks like a no brainer

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How do people who rent apartments then sub-lease out their place (be it for a day, night or otherwise) and not violate clauses in their lease agreements?

10 months, 2 weeks ago on Airbnb to New York: ‘You should be thanking us.’

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Congrats to the team.  I like the platform - its nice design, streamlined, seemingly interesting and high potential companies looking for funding.  But I wonder why they raised so much money? $7.5 million seems like a lot to build out the technical team (of a product that doesn't appear "tech heavy").  Valuation has to be looking at big increase in numbers.... even assuming a generous 10% commission (Kickstarter charges 5% plus fees, a placement agent would take 5%-10%, not sure what CircleUp charges) the platform really needs to ramp up in size with the investment. 

1 year, 3 months ago on After crowdfunding $10M for a dozen consumer product companies, CircleUp raises its own $7.5M Series A

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 @jebbdykstra99 Probably because he was telling Scarborough to put his money where his mouth is.  Old Joe is the one saying it's a toss-up.  I'd not be surprised if Silver was willing to give odds though.  Not that it matters.  Joe won't take the bet - it's "trash talk"!

1 year, 10 months ago on Foxy Nate Silver and why old-media hedgehogs could soon be old news

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Maybe he was referring to HomeAway in Austin.  Can anyone point me to info/research on the multiple differences he keeps mentioning.  Thanks.

2 years ago on PandoMonthly NYC with Ben Lerer Post-Event Recap

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