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There's a dark side to startups, and it haunts 30% of the world's most brilliant people

businessinsider.com – Biz Carson – Jul 1, 9:41 AM – The smile on Austen Heinz's face was unguarded and brief. It was the involuntary, small upturn of the corners the mouth that escapes when something genuinely makes you happy. For Heinz, it was seeing the surfers at Del Mar. He raised his phone to…
Marc Andreessen RT @mattocko: The dark side of "killing it" Is that it can kill you: Austen Heinz's suicide and depression in startups t.co/21JUrLys4O
Matthew Ocko RT @JasonHirschhorn: "I think folks realize that sometimes the most talented people in the world sometimes have complications..." - @jason t.co/y0q6meYzfU
Kevin Moore RT @500Startups: There's a dark side to startups, and it haunts 30% of the world's most brilliant people t.co/Ak848adHW0 t.co/VTsnJrS0fF
Dan Martell There's a dark side to startups, and it haunts 30% of the world's most brilliant people t.co/2rXWIAFHDp
Jonathan Abrams RT @JasonHirschhorn: 'I think folks realize that sometimes the most talented people in the world sometimes have complications...' - @jason t.co/y0q6meYzfU
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The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Who You Might Think

nytimes.com Claire Cain Miller (@clairecm) – Jul 2 – Many people think they know what the founder of a tech start-up looks like: a 20-something man who spent his childhood playing on computers in his basement and who later dropped out of college to become a billionaire entrepreneur. That describes…
Ryan Holmes The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Who You Might Think: t.co/ImxBB8t5wn via @UpshotNYT
Rob Moffat I'll wait a year then... "The average founder is 38, with a master's degree and 16 years of work experience." t.co/xXlQU93Tph
Eze Vidra The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Who You Might Think t.co/eHUQHBVNcr
Jonathan Abrams RT @roybahat: The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Who You Might Think t.co/4eFTrndFcv via @UpshotNYT (thx to our Future Founders for being you)
James Cham RT @shivon: Right? 'Show me another industry where the way you find customers is to wait for friends to introduce them' t.co/8iS5zdrypE @roybahat
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Uber France Leaders Arrested For Running Illegal Taxi Company

TechCrunch Romain Dillet (@romaindillet) – Jun 29 – Uber France CEO Thibaut Simphal and Uber Europe GM Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty were both taken into custody today in Paris. The news was first broken by the AFP. The police started investigating on Uber in November 2014 and raided Uber's office in…
Jean-Louis Gassée RT @paulg: Looks like the French are going for the record. Not super surprising. t.co/6OjQ2ZoeXO t.co/qVydiFz9rC
Dave Morin RT @paulg: Looks like the French are going for the record. Not super surprising. t.co/6OjQ2ZoeXO t.co/qVydiFz9rC
Jean-Louis Gassée RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
howardlindzon RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
Chris Dixon RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
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Helpling acquires UK-based Hassle.com for €32 million

Tech.eu – Robin Wauters – Jul 2, 11:07 AM – Rocket Internet-backed Helpling has dropped 32 million euros on the acquisition of its fiercest competitor in the on-demand marketplace for local cleaners space, buying UK-based Hassle.com in a deal that involves only stock changing hands, Tech.eu…
Jeff Robinson @tech_eu: A clean exit: Helpling acquires t.co/qgEpxPXURx for €32M to dominate on-demand cleaner space t.co/g5kaxsWWEU
Robin Wauters RT @horwitzjosh: More consolidation in on-demand cleaning services, this time in EU t.co/7COn9t9rji by @robinwauters
Robin Wauters RT @noirmerve: On @tech_eu: Helpling acquires t.co/upM02YJSkZ for €32 million to dominate on-demand cleaner space t.co/eLQovmt1GB
Robin Wauters RT @leenus: On @tech_eu: A clean exit: Helpling acquires t.co/0qUrliDjv7 4 €32 million 2 dominate on-demand cleaner space t.co/Q6Nal1Cu08
Robin Wauters RT @SingShweta: Another Rocket Internet competitor gives way - On @tech_eu: A clean exit: Helpling acquires t.co/2FBDUlKGwC. t.co/aLl1RGTDqm
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As More Tech Start-Ups Stay Private, So Does the Money

nytimes.com – Farhad Manjoo – Jul 1 – Not long ago, if you were a young, brash technologist with a world-conquering start-up idea, there was a good chance you spent much of your waking life working toward a single business milestone: taking your company public. Though luminaries of the…
Dave McClure RT @Techmeme: Median age of tech companies that IPOed in 2014 was 11 years, compared to 7 years since 1980 t.co/9FQzkXddII t.co/FHDMUk6AsF
Dan Martell As More Tech Start-Ups Stay Private, So Does the Money t.co/it6YsbdZ9b
Michael Terpin As more tech startups stay private, so does the money: t.co/fLsqZ9YhaO #startups #investing
John Battelle IPOs seem broken...As More Tech Start-Ups Stay Private, So Does the Money t.co/vNcOuEfbAc
David Hauser As More Tech Start-Ups Stay Private, So Does the Money t.co/VCcjV0pw8d
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France Launches French Tech Ticket, A Startup Visa For Foreign Entrepreneurs

TechCrunch Romain Dillet (@romaindillet) – Jun 29 – French Minister of State for the digital economy <a target='_blank' href='https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axelle_Lemaire'Axelle Lemaire announced a new entrepreneur visa package called the French Tech Ticket. With this package, foreign…
Jean-Louis Gassée RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
howardlindzon RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
Chris Dixon RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
Clark Landry RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
megan quinn RT @pmarca: Come to France for the Tech Ticket! Stay for the arrest warrant! t.co/UaL9e8i5qW t.co/6aqBerA3D5
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Innovation Isn't Dead

TIME – Morgan Housel / The Motley Fool – Jun 29, 2:28 PM – Wilbur and Orville Wright's airplane flew for the first time in December 1903. It was one of the most important innovations of human history, changing the world in every imaginable way. To celebrate their accomplishment, the press offered a yawn…
Micah Baldwin RT @paultoo: Glad to see that this criticism of tech isn't new :) t.co/aYse5H36ab t.co/E6GTIIjMRj
Paul Buchheit Glad to see that this criticism of tech isn't new :) t.co/aYse5H36ab t.co/E6GTIIjMRj
Marc Andreessen RT @cdixon: "Automobiles were initially disregarded as something rich people bought just to show off" t.co/5pO0Sj7a8n t.co/9wqouEtag8
Marc Andreessen RT @cdixon: "The press reacted to the Wright Brothers with a yawn and a shrug" t.co/5pO0Sj7a8n t.co/SgLXaRvpra
Chris Dixon 'The press reacted to the Wright Brothers with a yawn and a shrug' t.co/5pO0Sj7a8n t.co/SgLXaRvpra
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Teens are abandoning TV in droves

businessinsider.com Matt Rosoff (@MattRosoff) – Jul 2, 3:51 PM – People have been talking about cord-cutting for a few years now, but it's finally starting to happen, and teenagers are leading the way. TV is still the number-one medium where people spend their time. But over the last five years the amount of…
Marc Andreessen RT @cdixon: "Over the last five years the amount of time Americans aged 12 to 17 spend watching TV has dropped more than 25%" t.co/VJhEt9IlZs
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Building a Company the Hard Way

inc.com – Tom Foster – When Tough Mudder CEO and founder Will Dean was attending Harvard Business School, his class read a paper called 'Rich Versus King: The Entrepreneur's Dilemma,' written by one of the school's professors. The paper posed a simple question: As a…
Hugh MacLeod RT @stoweboyd: 93% of the Inc. 500 have taken no venture funding t.co/QyzvBRCYol 60% were started with less than $10,000
Craig Shapiro RT @jasonfried: 93% of the 2014 Inc. 500 were NOT venture backed --> t.co/TxZKX3mEg7
Paul Jozefak RT @jasonfried: 93% of the 2014 Inc. 500 were NOT venture backed --> t.co/TxZKX3mEg7
Hiten Shah RT @jasonfried: 93% of the 2014 Inc. 500 were NOT venture backed --> t.co/TxZKX3mEg7
Jason Fried 93% of the 2014 Inc. 500 were NOT venture backed --> t.co/TxZKX3mEg7
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From Social Networks To Market Networks

TechCrunch – James Currier – Jun 27 – Most people didn't notice last month when a 35-person company in San Francisco called HoneyBook announced a $22 million Series B*. What was unusual about the deal is that nearly all the best-known Silicon Valley VCs competed for it. That's because…
Bilal Zuberi Int'g. "From Social Networks To Market Networks" t.co/dtgjXe0uE5
Fred Destin Valuable insights from @JamesCurrier on the power of "market networks" (I.e. social marketplaces) : t.co/up0CJcZpkD
howardlindzon The future of networks ...luckily I am an old angel investor in both Joist and AngelList ... t.co/RgzglLHdDB
Semil Love these kind of "market network" companies: t.co/4vK8CxEosZ
Sean Jacobsohn Market networks will produce unicorn companies & impact how millions of service professionals will work t.co/HAGYwLJyrP @jamescurrier
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