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Jul 9 VC Signalling Risk in Seed Rounds

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 CB Insights  just published an interesting post about signalling risk i.e. the startup survival risk generated by getting a Tier I VC into the seed round who does not follow their money into the Series A. The data suggests getting no …

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Dec 12 France invents “Slow Innovation”: deconstructing Montebourg at #leweb

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Minister Montebourg (to his credit) took a chance at LeWeb to talk about innovation and the French policy towards innovation, together with Loic Le Meur, Fabrice Grinda and Jeff Clavier. Montebourg is trying to convey a core message:  France is …


Oct 12 A (reconstituted) interview with Marc Andreessen

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 Thanks to a slightly unfortunate messaging glitch (which of you entrepreneurs would like his labor of love to be compared to “fruit fly experiments” in the Wall Street Journal), pmarca a.k.a Marc Andreessen has been drawn into in-depth conversation on HackerNews.   …


Dec 7 Five reasons why SOPA is luddite legislation

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SOPA may not pass. What it tells you about the policymakers outlook on how to defend against piracy and copyright infringement is extremely scary. I don’t think I have ever read proposed legislation that was such a clear backward looking …