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Private Startups “Crush It.” Public Companies Get Crushed

Yesterday Fred Wilson had some harsh words for Uber CEO Travis Kalnick. By not taking Uber public, Uber is wimping out, Wilson said. “Take the goddamn company public… 389 more words


VC Fred Wilson Accuses Travis Kalanick of "Wimping Out" on Uber IPO

Fred Wilson, outspoken venture capitalist, has some strong feelings about Uber CEO Travis Kalanick not taking the company public.

In an interview with Fortune’s Dan Primack at the Upfront Summit in Los Angeles on Thursday, Wilson… 129 more words


MUMOK: Vienna, Austria

MUMOK is within Vienna’s Museum Quartier and despite being a new building, is sympathetic to the palatial old architecture that surrounds it. Dedicated to modern art, it is large and airy with high ceilings and an enjoyably industrial feel to it – as concrete, glass, heavy aluminium doors, and interior mechanisms such as the lift shaft exposed to great effect. 260 more words


The "top" VCs I follow on Twitter, and why

I often get asked which VC investors I follow the most on Twitter, and why. So I thought I’d share a short list of 5 with you. 505 more words


Apple's Bizarre Valuation: Something's Got to Give

Two things are remarkable about the chart above, which compares the value of five leading tech companies by the securities market’s most fundamental measure: P/E (price per share divided by earnings per share over the past 12 months). 351 more words


Bubbles And Golden Ages... Continued

The following post is an adaptation from the original one I posted on this topic in May of 2011.

I once watched an interview where Fred Wilson offhandedly noted reading a book which transformed the way he looked at markets and the web in general.  1,448 more words


Inspiring Leadership on Coding in NYC Schools

On Friday, in an op ed in the NY Daily News, New York City’s schools chancellor Carmen Fariña made a strong case for teaching coding in schools. 476 more words