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Fred / A VC:
Protecting The Safe Harbors Of The DMCA And Protecting Jobs   —  My partner Brad and I spent Thursday in DC along with a bunch of entrepreneurs and VCs.  We talked to dozens of our elected officials about an issue that is very concerning to us, protecting the safe harbors of the DMCA.
Oct 30, 2011, 7:05 AMIn context
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

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