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Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
SyFy reality TV series The Bazillion Dollar Club to follow 12 startups participating in 500 Startups and Highway1   —  Hollywood Comes Back To Silicon Valley With A New SyFy Reality TV Show  —  Hollywood just can't get enough of geeks coding in hoodies.  Following the successful first season …
Nov 26, 2014, 12:45 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Uber and Its Shady Partners Are Pushing Drivers into Subprime Loans   —  The subprime lending market that plunged America into the Great Recession is back and as unscrupulous as ever.  Instead of mortgages, this time a bubble has formed around auto loans, and reliably ruthless Uber is in the thick of it.
Nov 4, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Bill Gurley says Silicon Valley is taking on the most risk since 1999, will see high-profile failures in the next year or two   —  Venture Capitalist Sounds Alarm on Startup Investing  —  Silicon Valley Has Taken on Too Much Risk, Gurley Says  —  Silicon Valley is a risk-driven place.
Sep 15, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Cromwell Schubarth / bizjournals:
Valuations of Y Combinator companies have more than doubled to $30B over the past year   —  Y Combinator portfolio value more than doubles to $30B in past year  —  Call it another sign of a Silicon Valley bubble, or maybe it's proof that Y Combinator is backing some really promising startups.
Jul 17, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jessica Pressler / New York Magazine:
Silicon Valley's Laundry-App Race   —  Silicon Valley is in a bubbly race to wash your clothes better, faster, and cooler.  This is not a metaphor.  Unless, you know, it is.  —  T  —  here was a problem with the cookies.  —  When Jordan Metzner and Juan Dulanto launched Washio …
Jun 1, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
James Temple / Re/code:
Mary Meeker Tamps Down All That Bubble Talk   —  Mary Meeker has some first-hand experience with the downside of tech bubbles, but the Kleiner Perkins partner says the market is nowhere near the frothy heights of the dot-com era.  —  During her eagerly awaited annual Internet trends report …
May 28, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dropbox Buys Bubbli, Will Integrate The 3D Photo Tech Into Its Photo Service   —  It looks like Dropbox has made another acquisition today in the photo space: it has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use.
May 20, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Andreessen Horowitz:
SaaS company valuations should be based on customer acquisition cost and lifetime value, not revenue and EPS   —  Understanding SaaS: Why the Pundits Have It Wrong  —  Tune into any cable network stock market channel and the airwaves resonate with one consistent theme: SaaS companies are simply too expensive.
May 14, 2014, 9:30 AMIn context
Om Malik / Gigaom:
The 1999 tech bubble was about naive optimism, but now it's about gross entitlement   —  Is it really a tech bubble, or is it something else?  —  Adam Lashinsky, in a piece for Fortune last week, wrote at length about the question that has crossed the minds of everyone north of San Jose: are we in a bubble?
May 13, 2014, 9:00 AMIn context
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Reporter offered pre-IPO shares by Arista Networks, considers it another sign of a tech bubble   —  Yes, we're in a tech bubble.  Here's how I know it  —  When tech startups are willing to offer almost anyone — even a journalist — shares ahead of an I.P.O., a burst isn't terribly far behind.
May 8, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context

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