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Stamford Advocate
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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Connecticut Post
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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Greenwich Time
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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The News-Times
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the BetterMore than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the ma
4 Entrepreneurs Changing Venture Capital for the Better
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
More than 10 years ago, we saw a boom in venture capital that would form the market today. Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital would be founded in 2003 and 2004 respectively, the first seed stage venture firms. In 2009, we saw the mighty... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Investing for good' on the up amid rocky tech start-up marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
'Investing for good' on the up amid rocky tech start-up market
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world "the next whitespace" for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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Fortune
'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world “the next whitespace” for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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The Star
"Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
"Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup market
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world "the next whitespace" for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘Investing for good’ gains appeal amid rocky tech startup marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
‘Investing for good’ gains appeal amid rocky tech startup market
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world “the next whitespace” for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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Reuters
'Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup marketwill allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched b
'Investing for good' gains appeal amid rocky tech startup market
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
will allow for profitable upstarts in parts of the world relatively untouched by Silicon Valley. Earlier this year Union Square Ventures Partner Fred Wilson called the developing world "the next whitespace" for venture capital, pointing to... Read more
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Quartz
Want to work in Silicon Valley? Move to Seattlestartups that have returned more money to investors than any comparable city it
Want to work in Silicon Valley? Move to Seattle
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
startups that have returned more money to investors than any comparable city its size, says investor Fred Wilson at Union Square Ventures. (He’s based in New York, and his interest in Seattle is relatively new.) But Seattle still has a lot... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Twilio to offer 10m shares in IPO at $12-$14 per shareinvestors including Redpoint Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Bessemer
Twilio to offer 10m shares in IPO at $12-$14 per share
SiliconANGLE / Posted 10 days ago
investors including Redpoint Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Bessemer Venture Partners, K9 Ventures, 500 Startups, Union Square Ventures, SV Angel, and others. While a date for the actual IPO has not been formally set, it’s expected to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kickstarter just did something tech startups never do: It paid a dividendwrote in a blog post at the time. Kickstarter has shunned the IPO or acquisiti
Kickstarter just did something tech startups never do: It paid a dividend
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
wrote in a blog post at the time. Kickstarter has shunned the IPO or acquisition path from the get-go. That didn't stop Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson from backing the company when it was a fledgling operation with about... Read more
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Mashable
Kickstarter just did something tech startups never do: It paid a dividendstrategies to reduce its tax burden. Kickstarter has shunned the IPO or acquis
Kickstarter just did something tech startups never do: It paid a dividend
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
strategies to reduce its tax burden. Kickstarter has shunned the IPO or acquisition path from the get-go. That didn't stop Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson from backing the company when it was a fledgling operation with about... Read more
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Greenwich Time
3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business“First Comes Smarts, Then Comes the Hustle”. Without a proper strategy, hustle
3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
“First Comes Smarts, Then Comes the Hustle”. Without a proper strategy, hustle is aimless and ineffective. Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures also agrees in his article: “Get the Strategy Right and The Execution Is Easy”. Along the way things... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business“First Comes Smarts, Then Comes the Hustle”. Without a proper strategy, hustle
3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
“First Comes Smarts, Then Comes the Hustle”. Without a proper strategy, hustle is aimless and ineffective. Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures also agrees in his article: “Get the Strategy Right and The Execution Is Easy”. Along the way things... Read more
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Variety
Twitter Takes $70 Million Stake in SoundCloud (Report)January, according to Crunchbase. Investors include IVP, Chernin Group, Kleiner
Twitter Takes $70 Million Stake in SoundCloud (Report)
Variety / Posted 16 days ago
January, according to Crunchbase. Investors include IVP, Chernin Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures. Ahead of its subscription launch, Berlin-based SoundCloud... Read more
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Variety
Turner Taps Wattpad for Fan Fiction, Starting With ‘Tales From the Crypt’ from M. Night Shyamalanin 2006, has raised $66.8 million in funding to date from investors including A
Turner Taps Wattpad for Fan Fiction, Starting With ‘Tales From the Crypt’ from M. Night Shyamalan
Variety / Posted 17 days ago
in 2006, has raised $66.8 million in funding to date from investors including August Capital, Golden Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Northleaf Capital Partners, OMERS Ventures, Raine Ventures, Union Square Ventures and W Media Ventures.Filed Und... Read more
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Fortune
Twilio Sets IPO TermsTwilio has raised around $240 million in VC funding from firms like Bessemer Ve
Twilio Sets IPO Terms
Fortune / Posted 18 days ago
Twilio has raised around $240 million in VC funding from firms like Bessemer Venture Partners (28.5% pre-IPO stake), Union Square Ventures (13.6%), Fidelity (6.1%), Amazon, 500 Startups, Altimeter Capital, DFJ, Founders Fund, K9 Ventures,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Sighing for paradise to comebeneficence is also a way to neutralise complaints about the havoc their innova
Sighing for paradise to come
Namibia Economist / Posted 26 days ago
beneficence is also a way to neutralise complaints about the havoc their innovations may wreak. Albert Wenger, a partner at Union Square Ventures, a technology-oriented venture-capital firm, argues in favour of the policy in a new book “World After... Read more
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TechCrunch
Nearly 1 in 4 people abandon mobile apps after only one usediscovery, lack of disk space, the installation process, and more. Even invest
Nearly 1 in 4 people abandon mobile apps after only one use
TechCrunch / Posted a month ago
discovery, lack of disk space, the installation process, and more. Even investors are shying away from app companies. As Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson wrote late last year, “it’s not an easy time to build consumer facing mobile companies. It... Read more
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CNBC
Uber tech supplier Twilio set to test public marketsbeing listed. Twilio has raised more than $233 million in venture funding, wit
Uber tech supplier Twilio set to test public markets
CNBC / Posted 1 months ago
being listed. Twilio has raised more than $233 million in venture funding, with investments from Amazon.com, Fidelity Investments and Salesforce Ventures. Bessemer Venture Partners and Union Square Ventures are the company's biggest stakeh... Read more
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TechCrunch
Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform internationalPaula Scher, and a design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, John Mae
Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform international
TechCrunch / Posted 1 months ago
Paula Scher, and a design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, John Maeda, and Elana Karp the head chef at Plated. Union Square Ventures’ Albert Wenger, a Skillshare board member, said he was drawn to Skillshare because of its “open... Read more

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