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New York Tech Companies Are Getting a New Lobby Organization

A new advocacy (read: lobby) group for tech companies has sprung up in New York City.

Tech:NYC, which describes itself as “nonprofit member organization that represents New York City’s technology sector,” is co-chaired by investor Fred Wilson and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. 311 more words

Tech

Golf requires a mental toughness to be great. I see it in my friends who are way better than me. They have the ability to hit a horrible shot and completely forget it and just focus on the next shot as if nothing happened.

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Why Uber Should Not Go Public (Yet)

Last week, Venture investor Fred Wilson gave an onstage interview at the Upfront conference which made headlines. He argued that Uber should go public. One of my favorite VC bloggers Mark Suster… 1,095 more words

The Street

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

Tech

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

Tech

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

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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

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