Union Square Ventures www.usv.com en-US hourly 1 Complexity in Social Networks http://usv.com/posts/complexity-in-social-networks 2014-04-23 01:44:05.901000 @almccann http://usv.com/posts/complexity-in-social-networks https://medium.com/p/1d37f4ad5195

@almccann:

Great post introducing systems and networks theory to beginner, including terminology.]]>
Know thyself before you invite twitter with open arms http://usv.com/posts/know-thyself-before-you-invite-twitter-with-open-arms 2014-04-23 00:35:55.437000 @staysmall http://usv.com/posts/know-thyself-before-you-invite-twitter-with-open-arms http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/fail-nypd-photo-contest-twitter-triggers-huge-backlash-n87256

@staysmall:

The real question is how will NYPD respond to this?  Humility, acceptance of reality, denial, ignore it?]]>
David Einhorn: ‘We Are Witnessing Our Second Tech Bubble in 15 Years’ http://usv.com/posts/david-einhorn-we-are-witnessing-our-second-tech-bubble-in-15-years 2014-04-23 00:08:00.466000 @jmonegro http://usv.com/posts/david-einhorn-we-are-witnessing-our-second-tech-bubble-in-15-years http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014/04/22/david-einhorn-we-are-witnessing-our-second-tech-bubble-in-15-years/

@jmonegro:

There are three reasons he cited in an investor letter that back his thesis: the rejection of “conventional valuation methods,” short sellers being forced to cover positions and big first-day pops for newly minted public companies that “have done little more than use the right buzzwords and attract the right venture capital.” ]]>
A Podcasting Revival – Haywire http://usv.com/posts/a-podcasting-revival-haywire 2014-04-22 18:54:26.666000 @semil http://usv.com/posts/a-podcasting-revival-haywire http://blog.semilshah.com/2014/04/22/a-podcasting-revival/

@semil:

Thoughts on why podcasts are gaining relevance again.]]>
How a single, brilliant page can boost your conversions 150-300% http://usv.com/posts/how-a-single-brilliant-page-can-boost-your-conversions-150-300 2014-04-22 17:51:37.629000 @dankaplan http://usv.com/posts/how-a-single-brilliant-page-can-boost-your-conversions-150-300 http://threadling.com/

@dankaplan:

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Einhorn shorts recent tech IPOs http://usv.com/posts/einhorn-shorts-recent-tech-ipos 2014-04-22 17:10:30.435000 @TomLabus http://usv.com/posts/einhorn-shorts-recent-tech-ipos http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-22/einhorn-seeing-cool-kid-companies-shows-growing-tech-bubble.html

@TomLabus:

valuations is their reasoning ]]>
Who Really Believes in “Permissionless Innovation”? http://usv.com/posts/who-really-believes-in-permissionless-innovation 2014-04-22 15:13:31.289000 @nickgrossman http://usv.com/posts/who-really-believes-in-permissionless-innovation http://techliberation.com/2013/03/04/who-really-believes-in-permissionless-innovation/

@nickgrossman:

Great piece by adam thierer of the Mercatus center on how we might think about "permissionless innovation" as more and more new technologies come to market]]>
Start-ups Offer Financial Advice to People Who Aren’t Rich http://usv.com/posts/start-ups-offer-financial-advice-to-people-who-arent-rich 2014-04-22 15:06:22.774000 @databigbang http://usv.com/posts/start-ups-offer-financial-advice-to-people-who-arent-rich http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/04/start-ups-offer-financial-advice-to-people-who-arent-rich/

@databigbang:

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Aereo gets its day in court http://usv.com/posts/aereo-gets-its-day-in-court 2014-04-22 14:51:53.519000 @sjvn http://usv.com/posts/aereo-gets-its-day-in-court http://www.zdnet.com/aereo-gets-its-day-in-court-7000028646/

@sjvn:

Not just Internet television, but now all of TV watching may be changed by the result of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, which goes before the Supreme Court on April 22.]]>