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F*CK TRUMP

Medium – Crv – Aug 24, 9:57 AM – Entrepreneurship begins and ends with a powerful immigrant spirit. It is about knocking down walls, moving people toward a common goal, and creating the unthinkable from scratch with small odds of winning. That is what makes the U.S. great and what…
Dave Schappell 'F*CK TRUMP' (Bigots need not apply) by @CRV t.co/F7koOnhmPR #fb
Mark Suster Thank you @CRV @saarsaar ... I love this. More voices united against anti-immigrant positions t.co/UJoCSQlQ79
Dan Scholnick RT @CRV: 2) Today, the CRV partnership, united and unanimous, rejects Donald Trump's candidacy for President of the U.S. t.co/xGzIwweO0U
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Five Years of Tim Cook's Apple in Charts - Beyond Devices

Medium – Jan Dawson – Aug 23, 7:46 AM – This week marks the fifth anniversary of Tim Cook's appointment as permanent CEO at Apple — he was appointed CEO on August 24th, 2011. As a result, we'll no doubt see quite a few retrospectives this week looking back over his…
Rich Miner RT @kylebrussell: Reminder that Apple is now spending more on R&D than VCs are putting into companies in SF or SV t.co/3yhjHqdGjh
Chris Arsenault Five Years of Tim Cook's Apple in Charts - Beyond Devices - Medium t.co/M0vesKjQRw t.co/gkixZOAXP9
Boris Wertz RT @kylebrussell: Reminder that Apple is now spending more on R&D than VCs are putting into companies in SF or SV t.co/3yhjHqdGjh
Ross Mayfield Five Years of Tim Cook's Apple in Charts - Beyond Devices t.co/ATB3fW5yHt
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Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

Bloomberg.com – Eric Newcomer – Aug 25, 5:00 AM – The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta. On Friday…
harper RT @mims: So Uber is a giant machine for transferring wealth from venture capitalists to underemployed Americans t.co/zvfPCbXrnX
hussein kanji Uber loses at least $1.2 billion in first half of 2016 t.co/QjKE732c3X via @nuzzel thanks @kadhimshubber
Jeff Robinson Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016 t.co/vIfi4l1g7k
Jeff Robinson Uber lost at least $1.2 billion in first half of 2016 t.co/vIfi4kJFfM via @technology
Erick Schonfeld "In 2015, Uber lost at least $2 billion. Uber has lost at least $4 billion in the history of the company" #rackingup t.co/iTjlsXuTJo
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True Ventures Turns 10 and Announces Fund V

True Ventures – Jon Callaghan – Aug 25, 8:11 AM – We are pleased to announce the closing of our latest core fund, True Ventures V, LP at $310 million. Our entire team is exceptionally grateful for the steadfast support of our world-class investor base. We literally couldn't be here today without…
Tony Conrad When you love & repect the people you work, good things happen - True Ventures Turns 10 and Announces Fund V t.co/Zc0Bnv6lKY
Shai Goldman I only hear good things about this firm t.co/Pu2YifyrxD
Ⓜ️ax ✪ //ski/bin/sky RT @jcal7: So proud of the incredible True Founders that empower us to build such a special firm. t.co/ww5AgXkPhp t.co/GLVKa0lxve
Adam D'Augelli True Ventures Turns 10 and Announces Fund V t.co/xA38xE3f51
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Transparency in Startup Investing

themacro.com – Aug 25 – I recently wrote some software at angelcalc.com which allows investors and founders to model a startup's equity financing and determine how outstanding convertible securities convert into shares. It's a modestly cool tool and I had fun writing it…
Bernard Moon Transparency in Startup Investing · The Macro t.co/tRYR9RZk4j #startups #awesome
Paul Buchheit RT @gralston: My effort to inject some transparency into startup seed investing: t.co/bMmMMmA5bV
Antone Johnson Good overall, but 1 hour of paralegal time is optimistic. Nothing is THAT simple if you want the #'s to be right ;) t.co/NLZV9qEjKI
Jonathan Abrams RT @ilikevests: Transparency in Startup Investing. Man, I love that @gralston still codes. He's the best. t.co/UvaFBa8118
Sam Altman RT @gralston: My effort to inject some transparency into startup seed investing: t.co/bMmMMmA5bV
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DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work

TechCrunch – Lora Kolodny – Aug 24 – A San Francisco-based startup called DroneDeploy has raised $20 million in Series B funding to grow their drone data management platform. The drone tech startup closed its Series B deal just before the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is…
John Frankel RT @MKRocks: Clear skies! Super cool SaaS solution to controlling a fleet of commercial drones @dronedeploy (port co @softtechVC) t.co/yqkmtyFYvh
Cendana Capital Clear skies! Super cool SaaS solution to controlling a fleet of commercial drones @dronedeploy (port co @softtechVC) t.co/5FmfsnoKG2
Matthew Ocko VC fundraising is hard, but it's easier for companies doing hard, valuable things that are deeply differentiated t.co/cgDKUMM05x
Matthew Ocko Great day for 2 great AI-centric teams @DCVC has backed since seed: @DroneDeploy t.co/QFJwiRWiIM & @SigOpt t.co/LepuG6yDLt
Jeff Clavier Super excited about the progress of @DroneDeploy, and to welcome @rodriscoll @aniehenke and @scalevp on board! #stvc t.co/unJW4U82EA
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Authentication startup Auth0 raises $15M as it beefs up security features

TechCrunch Anthony Ha (@anthonyha) – Aug 24 – “Identity-as-a-service” startup Auth0 (pronounced “auth zero”) has raised $15 million in Series B funding. CEO Jon Gelsey said that for many website and mobile app developers, integrating with different login systems can…
Andres Barreto RT @davidcowan: This one's a winner: Authentication startup Auth0 raises $15M as it beefs up security features t.co/gQTMNml4OT
Ariel Arrieta RT @sunilnagaraj: Auth0 raises a $15M Series B! If you're a dev, use their simple API for all your app's identity/login functionality t.co/aF2jbPpaI5
Ariel Arrieta RT @trinityventures: Excited to announce that @auth0 has joined the #trinityfamily! Details via @anthonyha @techcrunch: t.co/1HN0zCs6Bl
Ariel Arrieta RT @gugamayer: Impresionante! @auth0 levantó USD 15 MM más de inversión en una Serie B. Felicitaciones @fedejack & gran equipo!! t.co/PhdWXtpo2Y
Ariel Arrieta RT @BessemerVP: #BVPfunded @auth0 provides '... subscribers with a frictionless way to implement strong identity security.'-@jgelsey t.co/jHP84fAcQK
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Sorry ESPN, But DraftKings and FanDuel Didn't Implode

Fortune – Aug 24, 1:50 PM – Last fall, ESPN senior writer Don Van Natta Jr. began researching a daily fantasy sports industry that was under intense legal pressure, in the midst of an NFL season in which ads for companies like DraftKings and FanDuel were…
Dave Knox ESPN needs to stick to sports reporting not journalism - "Sorry ESPN, But DraftKings and FanDuel Didn't Implode" t.co/4gNolww2tI
hussein kanji Sorry ESPN, But DraftKings and FanDuel didn't implode t.co/6XbiAbhRTY via @nuzzel
Matthew Ocko Excellent @danprimack coverage: "Sorry ESPN, But DraftKings and FanDuel Didn't Implode" t.co/PmsAG9V9kg
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blog.lookout.com - Lookout - Sophisticated, persistent mobile attack against high-value targets on iOS

Sophisticated, persistent mobile attack against high-value targets on iOS

Lookout Blog – Lookout – Aug 25 – Persistent, enterprise-class spyware is an underestimated problem on mobile devices. However, targeted attack scenarios against high-value mobile users are a real threat. Citizen Lab (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto) and…
Chris Sacca RT @davidu: Excellent security research from @Lookout. The surveillance capabilities of mobile malware will blow your mind. t.co/kGoSKD08Bu
Ted Rheingold RT @davidu: Excellent security research from @Lookout. The surveillance capabilities of mobile malware will blow your mind. t.co/kGoSKD08Bu
Ⓜ️ax ✪ //ski/bin/sky RT @stevesi: Sophisticated, persistent mobile attack against high-value targets on iOS #real t.co/uo5E7qNCoU
Marc Andreessen RT @davidu: Excellent security research from @Lookout. The surveillance capabilities of mobile malware will blow your mind. t.co/kGoSKD08Bu
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The AP's big exposé on Hillary meeting with Clinton Foundation donors is a mess

Vox.com – Matthew Yglesias – Aug 24, 8:50 AM – Tuesday afternoon, Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan of the Associated Press released the results of a review of State Department appointment data that they used to make some striking claims about Hillary Clinton's schedule as secretary of state.
Khoi Vinh Vox: The AP's big exposé on Hillary meeting with Clinton Foundation donors does not stand closer scrutiny. t.co/8o0AsPDDVE
Rachel Sklar The AP's big exposé on Hillary meeting with Clinton Foundation donors is a mess t.co/bWLCLtHa4z via @voxdotcom
Nabeel Hyatt AP's big, lengthy, expose on the Clinton Foundation is.. Umm... Underwhelming. t.co/tihN6Bj9S1 t.co/j6etBBvRxa
Yehuda Katz RT @brianefallon: Vox: The AP's big exposé on Hillary meeting with Clinton Foundation donors is a mess t.co/udcXHxamTQ
Bijan Sabet 'We don't have hard evidence of any kind of corrupt activity. That's the story.' t.co/iKRsGieZum t.co/4ayszMvfrL