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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
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren't Dumb   —  By now you will likely have read Andy Dunn's scathing post about Venture Capitalists in which he decries the industry's masses.  —  I read Andy's post with a knowing smile on my face.  After all, I am no stranger to publicly expressing …
May 26, 2013, 5:05 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy   —  Anyone who reads this blog frequently will know that I am a big believer in low-cost video content and specifically the power of YouTube as a content creation & distribution platform.  —  Our industry just took one big step towards legitimacy …
May 8, 2013, 7:35 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
The Importance of Proprietary Deal Flow in Early-Stage VC   —  When I was new at Venture Capital I was trying to figure out the business.  It was a fun period for me because everything was new and I was curious.  — What kind of deals should I be doing?  — What stage?  What price?
May 6, 2013, 4:10 AMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don't Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future   —  For the past three years I have been pounding the table as loud as I can about the future opportunities in digital video.  The concise guide is here.  —  My narrative has stayed pretty simple:
Nov 6, 2012, 3:15 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
Is Going for Rapid Growth Always Good?  Aren't Startups So Much More?   —  I think I've read Paul Graham's post on “Startup = Growth” three or four times now.  And of course on Twitter I've seen the Tweets, ReTweets and superlatives on what a great post it is.
Sep 23, 2012, 2:35 PMIn context
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:
The Misstep of Quora and The Importance of Trust Amongst Your Community   —  You know the old saying about trust ... “It takes years to build and seconds to destroy.”  —  And once destroyed it is very difficult if not impossible to repair.  You need to be the guardian of your own reputation.
Sep 10, 2012, 9:10 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Changing the world, 1 billion sensors at a time  —  What would you do if you had a billion sensors?  Design students around the world tackled that question at Design Expo.  Take a look at some of the fascinating projects …
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Pure Storage:
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