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Sam Altman:
Y Combinator's Sam Altman rebuts talk of bubble with a public wager that three tech portfolios will appreciate sharply by 2020   —  Bubble talk  —  I'm tired of reading about investors and journalists claiming there's a bubble in tech.  I understand that it's fun to do and easy press, but it's boring reading.
Mar 24, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Maya Kosoff / Business Insider:
Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz echoes Bill Gurley's bubble warning, predicts death for many unicorns and “crazy little companies”   —  One of the most prolific tech investors says there will soon “undoubtedly will be some sort of setback” in Silicon Valley
Mar 24, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Bill Gurley amps up bubble talk, predicting “dead unicorns” this year and a Facebook revenue hit   —  Bill Gurley predicts ‘dead unicorns’ in startup-land this year  —  A crash would affect more than just startups.  Bill Gurley, the prominent investor behind Uber and Snapchat …
Mar 15, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
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

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