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Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
As MakeSpace announces $30M Series C, a look at the logistics tech underlying the on-demand storage service   —  Just over a year ago I wrote about how MakeSpace had raised $17.5 million in capital to build out its operations in 4 cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
Why LPs might gladly invest in Andreessen Horowitz despite unfavorable comparisons to Sequoia and Benchmark   —  Rolfe Winkler wrote a piece in the WSJ about A16Z's returns in which he says they “lag behind Sequoia, Benchmark and Founders Fund.”  —  Scott Kupor of A16Z responded …
Sep 3, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Bothsides of the Table:
A quantitative case for how outsiders to traditional VC have contributed to a bubble in private technology valuations   —  Venture Outlook 2016  —  There is a lot of uncertainty about the state of the private, high-growth technology markets and the venture capital markets that underpin them.
Oct 25, 2015, 5:55 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
LA's Upfront Ventures raises $280M for its fifth fund   —  Upfront Ventures Raised New $280 Million Fund  —  Whew!  —  We've been dying to tell you all for a while that we had raised a new venture capital fund and of course given SEC filing requirements the story was somewhat already scooped …
Dec 16, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
The one big potential Uber scandal concerns employee access to user data, not targeting journalists for opposition research   —  In Defense of Uber: An Objective Opinion  —  The story on Uber has been written about ad nauseam, which is why I've been reluctant to weigh in.
Nov 23, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
How later IPOs and other big trends are changing the structure of the VC industry   —  The Changing Structure of the VC Industry  —  There has been much discussion in the past few years of the changing structure of the venture capital industry.  —  On the surface the narratives have been
Jul 26, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
AngelList Syndicates can help traditional VCs, not just entrepreneurs and angels   —  Is @AngelList Syndicates Really Such a Big Deal?  —  If you track the venture capital industry it would be hard to miss the conversation going on this week over AngelList “Syndicates.”
Sep 29, 2013, 3:25 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
Bring Me Your Accents.  Immigration Fuels Innovation   —  I have lived (England, France, Italy, Spain, Japan & the US) and worked (Ireland, Germany, India) around the world.  —  I adore accents.  I listen not only for the country but the region.  —  I became engrossed with the origins of both accents and phrases.
Aug 29, 2013, 5:10 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
GRP Announces $200 Million Fund.  Rebrands as Upfront Ventures   —  I am super excited to announce that today is a day of lots of new things for my partners & me: A new fund, a new office and a new brand.  Let's start with the fund.  —  We have previously raised funds in 1996 ($200 million) …
Jun 27, 2013, 2:35 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
GRP Announces $200 Million Fund.  Rebrands as Upfront Ventures   —  I am super excited to announce that today is a day of lots of new things for my partners & me: A new fund, a new office and a new brand.  Let's start with the fund.  —  We have previously raised funds in 1996 ($200 million) …
Jun 27, 2013, 2:35 PMIn context

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