Google Instant Search must be crack for sociologists. Now, I’m no sociologist (though I suspect VCs would be a good study in group-think) but I generally like to know what my neighbors are up to, their likes and dislikes. And as it turns out, one of the benefits of Google’s recently released Instant Search is […]Read more "Google Instant Proves we all want to be Rappers (and taught me how to Dougie)"
For many years now I’ve seen my role as a VC to invest in people, not companies. I finally decided to put it in writing. 🙂 Here is my second in a series of guest posts on Forbes as to Why Entrepreneurs are the New Asset Class (and why we ought to invest in them).Read more "Entrepreneurs Are the New Asset Class"
For many months now dozens of people have asked me about what’s cooking at Blekko. And for many months all I’ve said is “Blekko is a big, bold, bet in search. It’s bad-ass, and it’s in stealth. Stay tuned.” Well, today I can finally give them an answer (and it feels great). And here it […]Read more "Blekko IPO, Day 1 (July 19, 2010)"
I wrote a guest post for Forbes that ran this morning called Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Need VCs. In it I talk a little about how the economics of launching an internet business today has the potential to make venture capital irrelevant for internet entrepreneurs, unless we fundamentally rethink our role in the venture industry. I […]Read more "Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Need VCs"
The following is a post I recently wrote for CMEA’s blog. You can also see it here. At the World Economic Forum this past January, there was a two-hour session of the program devoted to the topic of “Weak Signals.” This didn’t turn out to be a warning about bad communications infrastructure (as the crackberry […]Read more "Weak Signals"