Union Square Ventures http://www.usv.com en-US hourly 1 https://github.com/unionsquareventures/theconversation A16z Podcast: Which Bitcoin Players Matter? | Andreessen Horowitz http://usv.com/posts/a16z-podcast-which-bitcoin-players-matter-andreessen-horowitz 2015-05-27 00:15:52.503000 @databigbang http://usv.com/posts/a16z-podcast-which-bitcoin-players-matter-andreessen-horowitz http://a16z.com/2015/05/19/a16z-podcast-which-bitcoin-players-matter/


Users, entrepreneurs, and investors are harnessing bitcoin’s “workaday utility” in Argentina, a place where bitcoin is arguably more widespread among everyday people than anywhere else. What conditions led to this? Is it indicative of what may happen someplace else? Or is it just an isolated case or even a stopgap? In this episode of the a16z Podcast, NYT journalist Nathaniel Popper, author of the new book Digital Gold on the “inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money...]]>
4 Undercover Ways to Hack Social for More Sales http://usv.com/posts/4-undercover-ways-to-hack-social-for-more-sales 2015-05-26 15:32:23.998000 @lincolnmurphy http://usv.com/posts/4-undercover-ways-to-hack-social-for-more-sales http://sixteenventures.com/social-sales


How often do you hear the term “Social Selling” and either can’t figure out what it actually means or just want to call shenanigans on it? You know you’re not going to close a six-figure deal on Twitter, right? That’s not reality. But that doesn’t mean that Twitter (or any social network) can’t be leveraged to accelerate that same six-figure, high-touch B2B Enterprise deal.]]>
Ambition | Big Data: The Savior of Employee Engagement http://usv.com/posts/ambition-big-data-the-savior-of-employee-engagement 2015-05-26 10:35:45.063000 @BoudinetJ http://usv.com/posts/ambition-big-data-the-savior-of-employee-engagement https://ambition.com/blog/2015/05/26/big-data-savior-employee-engagement/


The follow-up post to last week's article on Big Data's impact on inside sales coaching. We take a broadview look at Big Data's potential to combat the employee disengagement epidemic in the workplace.]]>
Picked the Wrong Investors for Your Startup? http://usv.com/posts/picked-the-wrong-investors-for-your-startup 2015-05-26 10:06:16.008000 @mikecollett http://usv.com/posts/picked-the-wrong-investors-for-your-startup https://medium.com/go-build-something/picked-the-wrong-investors-for-your-startup-you-probably-forgot-to-do-this-75ca88169c97


You Probably Forgot to Do This.]]>
How Brands Should Build their Digital Marketing Optimization Stacks http://usv.com/posts/how-brands-should-build-their-digital-marketing-optimization-stacks 2015-05-26 02:38:30.166000 @Yaniv_Navot http://usv.com/posts/how-brands-should-build-their-digital-marketing-optimization-stacks https://www.dynamicyield.com/2015/05/marketing-optimization-stacks/


As digital marketers spread their attention across a wide variety of technology solutions, having a powerful and scalable technology at the core of the marketing stack, means having one-click access to all the information you need to make confident decisions and act upon them in real time. https://www.dynamicyield.com/2015/05/marketing-optimization-stacks/ ]]>
The Business Imperative Behind the Ethereum Vision - Ethereum Blog http://usv.com/posts/the-business-imperative-behind-the-ethereum-vision-ethereum-blog 2015-05-25 17:05:25.326000 @wmougayar http://usv.com/posts/the-business-imperative-behind-the-ethereum-vision-ethereum-blog https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/05/24/the-business-imperative-behind-the-ethereum-vision/


Long essay. In short, Ethereum may prove to be a lot easier for developers wishing to create decentralized applications, because it has absorbed a lot of the complexities onto itself.]]>
No Addiction, No Addiction Powder, Original No Addiction http://usv.com/posts/no-addiction-no-addiction-powder-original-no-addiction 2015-05-22 08:07:44.213000 @asianmartt http://usv.com/posts/no-addiction-no-addiction-powder-original-no-addiction http://www.noaddiction-powder.in/


No addiction powder is an Ayurveda resolution to perfectly get rid from harmful addiction such as alcohol, cigarette, drugs tobacco etc. It contains Kudzu (Vidarikand), one of the main ingredients which is used worldwide for alcoholism. No Addiction is safe and secure with no side effects treatment for addicts to quite these harmful substances.]]>
Venture capital vs. community capital | Nick Grossman's Slow Hunch http://usv.com/posts/venture-capital-vs-community-capital-nick-grossmans-slow-hunch 2015-05-22 06:57:14.488000 @nickgrossman http://usv.com/posts/venture-capital-vs-community-capital-nick-grossmans-slow-hunch http://www.nickgrossman.is/2015/05/22/venture-capital-vs-community-capital/


My talk from OuiShareFest on today's tensions and interplay between private capital and community capital, especially how it relates to the rapid expansion of the peer/collaborative/sharing economy]]>
MS Excel to vCard converter tool to import Excel contacts into VCF format http://usv.com/posts/ms-excel-to-vcard-converter-tool-to-import-excel-contacts-into-vcf-format 2015-05-22 05:30:54.106000 @rachaelhuges http://usv.com/posts/ms-excel-to-vcard-converter-tool-to-import-excel-contacts-into-vcf-format


MS Excel spreadsheets are used all over the word to create and organize contact list. But it is not possible to import these excel contacts list to email clients (Outlook, Windows live mail, Lotus notes), phone (Nokia, Samsung, Sony, Blackberry), and other application. That does where you need a tool to convert excel contacts to vCard file format. MS Excel to vCard converter tool is a flexible utility to convert contacts form excel spreadsheet to vCard format. MS Excel to vCard converter tool is...]]>