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David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Secondary Market Stupidity   —  I have heard of short term memory, but this borders on amnesia.  Were the buyers in this latest secondary transaction (Twitter at $10B) asleep during the Facebook IPO?  Did they miss the part where lots of well intentioned “investors” bought Facebook shares at $80B …
Feb 2, 2013, 2:00 AMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
iPads in the Board Room   —  I don't know about the rest of the country, but Sand Hill Road has clearly embraced the iPad.  There was a time when every VC on Sand Hill proudly carried the latest, greatest Palm Pilot.  No self-respecting VC would be caught without one.  And for good reason.
Jul 1, 2010, 9:45 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Four Square Fatigue and the Evolution of Privacy   —  Over the last few weeks I've started to suffer from Four Square fatigue.  After all, Four Square is a lot of work.  To get the benefits of Four Square, you need to proactively check in wherever you go.  And, while each checkin requires …
Feb 5, 2010, 2:45 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Facebook, Twitter and P&G   —  This afternoon I attended an event sponsored by Proctor & Gamble called the “Innovation Outreach Venturing Day.”  The event was an effort by executives at P&G to connect with the investment community in the Bay Area to discuss how P&G might work more closely …
Jan 22, 2010, 4:30 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
August Capital V: We Are Long on Human Innovation   —  It is a challenging fundraising environment out there for sure.  And that is not just for startups.  This economic crisis has far reaching-tentacles.  As the public markets have declined, so too have the liquid portfolios of universities, endowments, foundations.
Mar 19, 2009, 2:50 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Fantastic Advice for Angel Investors   —  I had the good fortune of participating in the first (hopefully of many) AngelConf today.  AngleConf was the brainchild of Paul Graham of YCombinator fame (although, you never know, it may well have been the brainchild of Jessica Livingston, so my apologies if that's the case Jessica).
Mar 6, 2009, 2:15 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Innovation Doesn't Take a Vacation in an Economic Downturn   —  By the end of 2008, Venture Capital had been officially declared dead.  Startups were laying people off so fast that even TechCrunch couldn't manage to keep up.  University Endowments and Foundations, the source of the “capital” …
Jan 21, 2009, 1:25 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Social Networks 3.0   —  I have received a lot of calls recently from reporters interested in discussing social networks.  It reminds me of the set of calls I got way way back in 2004.  The reporters today want to know what I think of social networking companies and if the venture capital …
Dec 5, 2005, 1:50 PMIn context
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Built To Be Bought (Bubble 2.0)   —  Over the last couple of months I've noticed an increasing sense of unease in the venture community about the trend in Web 2.0 company creation and financing events.  While no one is officially willing to peg it Bubble 2.0 for fear of missing the next great opportunity …
Oct 24, 2005, 8:50 AMIn context

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