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Fred / A VC:
What We Are Seeing   —  The Wall Street Journal has a story out today that says “Web Startups Hit Cash Crunch.”  There has been a fair bit of reaction in the tech blogs and I thought I'd toss into the discussion some things we are seeing:  —  1) There are so many startups out there raising money.
Oct 13, 2011, 7:10 AMIn context
Fred / A VC:
What We've Lost And What We've Gained   —  I shed my tears when Steve Jobs stepped down less than six weeks ago.  That's when I knew it was over.  The news came to me last night during a board dinner.  My 18 year old daughter kik'd me.  I asked her if she was sure.  She said “it's all over twitter”.
Oct 6, 2011, 11:40 AMIn context
Fred / A VC:
After The Hype   —  Loic Le Meur has a great post up where he talks about what happens after the initial wave of hype wears off.  He wrote it in response to some negative posts about G+ but the situation Loic describes is something we see in almost all of our portfolio companies.
Sep 22, 2011, 7:05 PMIn context
Fred / A VC:
The Logged Out User (continued)   —  I brought this subject up a while back.  It's a big one that doesn't get enough attention.  —  And yesterday we got some stats from Twitter that I'd like to talk about.  Dick Costolo gave a “state of Twitter” press conference yesterday at Twitter HQ.
Sep 9, 2011, 8:35 AMIn context
Fred / A VC:
Whither TechCrunch?   —  The media has had a lot of fun over the past week watching AOL, Huffington Post, TechCrunch, and Mike Arrington figure out how to move on.  I feel badly for the TechCrunch crew including MG, Erick, Sarah, and many others.  They are awesome at what they do and I feel …
Sep 8, 2011, 7:35 AMIn context
Fred Wilson / A VC:
Google+ Is An Identity Service   —  Andy Carvin blogged some interesting comments by Eric Schmidt at the Edinburgh TV Festival yesterday: … I blogged about identity the other day and outlined my view that every social service is hosting a part of your identity online.
Aug 28, 2011, 3:20 PMIn context
Fred / A VC:
Users First, Brands Second   —  I like simple ways to think about things.  Like mobile first, web second.  These kinds of constructs work for me.  One that I've been using a lot lately to describe what we like and don't like as much is User First, Brands Second.
Aug 25, 2011, 3:25 PMIn context
Fred / A VC:
Identity, Authentication, and Provisioning Them Online   —  Christina jotted down some thoughts on indentity on a flight to SF and I read them this morning.  In her post, she references Ev's excellent post on the same topic from a while back.  So I went on a bike ride as the sun rose …
Aug 23, 2011, 11:50 AMIn context
Fred Wilson / A VC:
On Porous Paywalls   —  Felix Salmon has a couple great posts on the New York Times' paywall.  He notes that it has been successful and explains why.  Felix says: … I've been a fan and a proponent of porous paywalls since studying the FT's model a few years back and was very pleased to see the NY Times go with the FT's model.
Aug 14, 2011, 4:00 PMIn context
Fred / A VC:
There Will Be No Files In The Cloud   —  I've spent a bunch of time talking to entrepreneurs who are building companies in and around the cloud storage space.  It's not a space I like very much because I don't think we'll be using files in the cloud.  Now Dropbox is a brilliant company …
Aug 9, 2011, 7:30 PMIn context

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