News From “AngelList”  

From Sort by
17
people
corner

Why investor updates are really, really important

Calacanis.com – Author – Jan 23 – I've spent 20 years as a founder, and during 10 of those years I had investors. My second (major) company was Weblogs Inc (Engadget, Joystiq, Autoblog, Gadling, etc) and we had one investor: Mark Cuban. 10 years ago folks didn't really write a…
Matt Dickinson RT @Jason: 2 posts: Why investor updates are important t.co/xvt5bvt4sE & What should I include in my investment update? t.co/fvoyicwHjL
Dan Martell Why investor updates are really, really important t.co/CBkf5mUBFY
jason 2 posts: Why investor updates are important t.co/xvt5bvt4sE & What should I include in my investment update? t.co/fvoyicwHjL
Evan Nisselson RT @hunterwalk: 'If your startup isn't sending you monthly updates it's going out of business" says @jason re investor updates t.co/Do1YPYacBb
Chris Sacca RT @hunterwalk: 'If your startup isn't sending you monthly updates it's going out of business" says @jason re investor updates t.co/Do1YPYacBb
14
people
corner

Some Thoughts On Seed Investing

AVC – Fred Wilson – We (USV) raised a new venture fund at the start of last year and started investing it in the spring of 2014. It is called USV 2014. We have made six investments in it so far and five of them are seed investments. That's a very high ratio for USV…
Semil RT @micahjay1: IMHO "Grass is greener" effect- most investors today think their sector is inflated- @fredwilson on Seed Investing t.co/ohqBUworzw
Thomas Knoll RT @avc: Some Thoughts On Seed Investing: We (USV) raised a new venture fund at the start of last year and started inve... t.co/wLFpptE3N6
Dave McClure RT @avc: Some Thoughts On Seed Investing: We (USV) raised a new venture fund at the start of last year and started inve... t.co/wLFpptE3N6
John Furrier :- RT @semil: Nuance in AVC today: t.co/rEoOnnhAsc Big VCs do 3 kinds of seed: (1) Option; (2) selective w/ intent to lead A; (3) special cases.
Semil Nuance in AVC today: t.co/rEoOnnhAsc Big VCs do 3 kinds of seed: (1) Option; (2) selective w/ intent to lead A; (3) special cases.
12
people
corner
Image not available

Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution

Wsj.com – Michael J. Casey – Jan 23, 9:44 AM – About a half-billion dollars worth of it vanished from an online exchange in Tokyo. A prosecutor in Manhattan arrested the 24-year-old vice chairman of its most prominent trading body on drug-related charges of money laundering. Its founder's…
Marc Andreessen RT @WSJD: Bitcoin: "It is, quite simply, one of the most powerful innovations in finance in 500 years" -@mikejcasey @paulvigna t.co/xK3DyQY46n
@jdrive For all bitcoin's problems, it represents the future of money t.co/U40VhNkxLE
Chris Messina RT @ArthurLevitt: Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution extraordinary, clearly written piece of vital economic concern t.co/LjjwMSsfyx
Ariel Arrieta RT @ArthurLevitt: Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution extraordinary, clearly written piece of vital economic concern t.co/LjjwMSsfyx
10
people
corner
Image not available

10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: What I Learned

Casnocha – We touched down in Las Vegas only three hours before, but we were already back in the plane and flying home to San Jose on a brisk winter day in December, 2012. Not having to go through security at an airport saves a lot of time. Other than the two…
Boris Wertz Long but very interesting read: '10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: What I Learned' t.co/VRZYZO1MrU
noah kagan 10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: What I Learned | Ben Casnocha t.co/PO0mDr54sz
Vinicius Vacanti 'The values that actually shape a culture have both upside and downside'. So true and rarely pointed out. t.co/tgBlOGmQ9m
Josh Spear RT @bencasnocha: 10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman - A long essay on key lessons I learned from @reidhoffman over past 4.5 years: t.co/K92ef1pY7I
Adam D'Augelli 'The save/savor dilemma is one he's still figuring out and probably always will be.' t.co/p8xOxAeyt2
9
people
corner
Image not available

The Shake Shack Economy

newyorker.com – James Surowiecki – Jan 26 – In 2004, when Danny Meyer opened a burger stand named Shake Shack in Madison Square Park, it didn't look like the foundation of a global empire. There was just one location, and Meyer was known for high-end venues like Gramercy Tavern. But the…
Keval Desai RT @pmarca: Why most market research doesn't work: "Consumers didn't really know what they wanted until they could get it." t.co/SKOiRFvfva
Charlie Kemper RT @dangoldin: An interesting pairing - t.co/1GbuFPEyhT and t.co/OxqMX8ysE8 Theme is the decline of the "factory model".
David Crow RT @pmarca: Why most market research doesn't work: "Consumers didn't really know what they wanted until they could get it." t.co/SKOiRFvfva
8
people
corner
Image not available

Why Small Businesses Are Starting to Win Again

The New Yorker – Tim Wu – Jan 24, 12:40 AM – Consider a few surprising and optimistic facts for the new year: nationwide, independent bookstores have grown by about twenty per cent since 2009; meanwhile, American craft breweries collectively now sell more than 16.1 million barrels of beer…
megan quinn "Why Small Businesses Are Starting to Win Again" - indie bookstores, films & craft beer cos are flourishing t.co/TWwae4Vhnt
Satya Patel RT @hunterwalk: Why Small Business Are Winning t.co/Z485cKSfJw (@homebrew's #BottomUpEconony -> tech helps SMBs level the playing field)
Eric Koester Yup, small business has undergone (is undergoing) a renaissance. Here's why: t.co/TZKo7RunUS
Hunter Walk Why Small Business Are Winning t.co/Z485cKSfJw (@homebrew's #BottomUpEconony -> tech helps SMBs level the playing field)
Charlie Kemper RT @dangoldin: An interesting pairing - t.co/1GbuFPEyhT and t.co/OxqMX8ysE8 Theme is the decline of the "factory model".
8
people
corner

How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival

theverge.com – Casey Newton – Jan 24, 9:44 AM – filmmakers say they can't remember being so excited Virtual reality debuted at Sundance in 2012 with Nonny de la Peña's Hunger in Los Angeles, which used an early head-mounted display to place viewers in the middle of a food line outside a…
Marc Andreessen RT @jseiken: How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival t.co/vMVVvxClGG via @verge
Alex de Carvalho How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival t.co/vJDgwe3sgK The future of independent film may not be film at all
David Crow RT @cdixon: How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival t.co/zcsBlP1Gqd t.co/ePb2vLwQkR
Boris Wertz RT @cdixon: How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival t.co/zcsBlP1Gqd t.co/ePb2vLwQkR
Dave Morin RT @cdixon: How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival t.co/zcsBlP1Gqd t.co/ePb2vLwQkR
6
people
corner

What should I do about Youtube?

Zoë Keating – My Google Youtube rep contacted me the other day. They were nice and took time to explain everything clearly to me, but the message was firm: I have to decide. I need to sign on to the new Youtube music services agreement or I will have my Youtube…
Hugh MacLeod Zoë Keating t.co/gwLNEvdas4 @davewiner @photomatt This is why we need an independent web.
Alex de Carvalho What should I do about Youtube? - Zoë Keating t.co/AGSrhRODcO
Kevin Marks RT @BenedictEvans: Youtube's music service terms sound problematic. All or nothing, 5 year contract or you're kicked off the site? Wow t.co/jIkqdlml3a
Saul Klein RT @BenedictEvans: Youtube's music service terms sound problematic. All or nothing, 5 year contract or you're kicked off the site? Wow t.co/jIkqdlml3a
5
people
corner

What should I include in my monthly investment update?

Calacanis.com – Author – Jan 24 – Yesterday's post on why founders should send monthly updates (in the angel stage), or every other month after their A round, got a lot of awesome feedback. Investors predictably went crazy favoriting and retweeting the post. How could they not…
Matt Dickinson RT @Jason: 2 posts: Why investor updates are important t.co/xvt5bvt4sE & What should I include in my investment update? t.co/fvoyicwHjL
Chris Thaler-Wolski RT @davemcclure: Q: what should be included in monthly investment update? t.co/K65JRxcnOq #CashOnHand #BurnRate #MonthsRunway #Last12MonthsGrowthRate
Dave McClure Q: what should be included in monthly investment update? t.co/K65JRxcnOq #CashOnHand #BurnRate #MonthsRunway #Last12MonthsGrowthRate
jason 2 posts: Why investor updates are important t.co/xvt5bvt4sE & What should I include in my investment update? t.co/fvoyicwHjL
Sean Percival We like to see pretty much the same at 500 -> What should I include in my monthly investment update? t.co/udzUWaUAca /by @jason
5
people
corner
Image not available

First U.S. Bitcoin Exchange Set to Open

Wsj.com – Greg Bensinger – Jan 25, 1:34 PM – The virtual currency bitcoin is getting a very real boost on Monday, with the opening of the first licensed U.S. exchange. Coinbase Inc., a startup backed by $106 million from the New York Stock Exchange, banks and venture-capital firms, said its…
Hadi Partovi "First U.S. Bitcoin Exchange Set to Open." About time. And a much-needed credibility boost for Bitcoin. t.co/SMpZKyNb6o
Ryan Merket RT @polemitis: Here they come. With ICE/NYSE investment closed, @coinbase announces US-based exchange. Congrats to them! t.co/KngZYnkAzi
Marc Andreessen RT @polemitis: Here they come. With ICE/NYSE investment closed, @coinbase announces US-based exchange. Congrats to them! t.co/KngZYnkAzi
Marc Andreessen "The virtual currency bitcoin is getting a very real boost on Monday, with opening of first licensed U.S. exchange." t.co/SU0ObG9Cuz
AngelList   (963 members)
The top 1000 investors on AngelList
Based on “abrams/angellist”,
a public list by Jonathan Abrams
Share this “AngelList” feed
Tweet Share

AllMore Feeds From Jonathan

  • London (1204)
  • Democrats (1)
  • Ebola (361)
  • Nuzzel is the super-easy way to see news from your friends.

    Discover the best news stories shared by your friends on Facebook and Twitter without being overwhelmed or missing anything.
    Log In with Twitter
    Log In with Facebook