USV Investment Thesis on USV.com http://www.usv.com https://usvdotcom.s3.amazonaws.com/topic_icon_thesis.png en-US hourly 1 Interview with Albert Wenger http://seekingalpha.com/article/3963382-conversation-one-worlds-leading-venture-capitalists seekingalpha.com https://www.usv.com/post/570568fada29c8000394afe0/interview-with-albert-wenger 2016-04-06 15:52:26.592000 @dpinsen https://www.usv.com/post/570568fada29c8000394afe0/interview-with-albert-wenger http://seekingalpha.com/article/3963382-conversation-one-worlds-leading-venture-capitalists

@dpinsen:

Albert expands on the evolution of USV's thesis in this interview.]]>
http://usv.com/post/566cacbec95ce300037bdf74/usv-thesis-20 usv.com https://www.usv.com/post/566cae09c95ce300037bdf76/as-the-market-matures 2015-12-12 18:30:17.096000 @libovness https://www.usv.com/post/566cae09c95ce300037bdf76/as-the-market-matures http://usv.com/post/566cacbec95ce300037bdf74/usv-thesis-20

@libovness:

"As the market matures, we look for less obvious network effects, infrastructure for the new economy, and enablers of open decentralized data" ]]>
USV Thesis 2.0 http://staging.usv.com/post/566cacbec95ce300037bdf74/usv-thesis-20 staging.usv.com https://www.usv.com/post/566cad6ac95ce300037bdf75/usv-thesis-20-1 2015-12-12 18:27:38.157000 @libovness https://www.usv.com/post/566cad6ac95ce300037bdf75/usv-thesis-20-1 http://staging.usv.com/post/566cacbec95ce300037bdf74/usv-thesis-20

@libovness:

This is USV, 2015: As the market matures, we look for less obvious network effects, infrastructure for the new economy, and enablers of open decentralized data ]]>
On the importance of Consistency in Venture Capital: Here’s My Investment Thesis, What’s Yours? https://medium.com/welcome-to-thefamily/heres-my-investment-thesis-whats-yours-26e9bcfdbff7 medium.com https://www.usv.com/post/54157b9aae4e1441a439f912/on-the-importance-of-consistency-in-venture-capital-heres-my-investment-thesis-whats-yours 2014-09-14 07:27:22.452000 @2lr https://www.usv.com/post/54157b9aae4e1441a439f912/on-the-importance-of-consistency-in-venture-capital-heres-my-investment-thesis-whats-yours https://medium.com/welcome-to-thefamily/heres-my-investment-thesis-whats-yours-26e9bcfdbff7

@2lr:

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Data, Design and Network is Value and Growth http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/08/19/data-design-and-network-is-the-value-and-growth/ blog.startupiceland.com https://www.usv.com/post/53f348c2ae4e1441a43940fe/data-design-and-network-is-value-and-growth 2014-08-19 08:53:22.088000 @BalaInIceland https://www.usv.com/post/53f348c2ae4e1441a43940fe/data-design-and-network-is-value-and-growth http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/08/19/data-design-and-network-is-the-value-and-growth/

@BalaInIceland:

The more I invest in startups, I see the true value apart from the team, it is usually the data, design and the network that is created by the startup. Growing fast is a function of metrics that track the above 3. If you are a startup and not focusing on the above 3 three then you may be in the wrong path.]]>
Visualizing Union Square Ventures' portfolio http://www.cbinsights.com/blog/union-square-ventures-social-graph www.cbinsights.com https://www.usv.com/post/53601314a548bb06675ca449/visualizing-union-square-ventures-portfolio 2014-04-29 17:01:08.851000 @wmougayar https://www.usv.com/post/53601314a548bb06675ca449/visualizing-union-square-ventures-portfolio http://www.cbinsights.com/blog/union-square-ventures-social-graph

@wmougayar:

Fancy graph :)]]>
Fred Wilson: The Three Trends That Will Transform our World | LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20131210105540-13333827-fred-wilson-the-three-trends-that-will-transform-our-world?_mSplash=1 www.linkedin.com https://www.usv.com/post/52a70a5aa78fea5e17788c30/fred-wilson-the-three-trends-that-will-transform-our-world-linkedin 2013-12-10 12:34:34.241000 @fredwilson https://www.usv.com/post/52a70a5aa78fea5e17788c30/fred-wilson-the-three-trends-that-will-transform-our-world-linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20131210105540-13333827-fred-wilson-the-three-trends-that-will-transform-our-world?_mSplash=1

@fredwilson:

Another post on my talk]]>
Fred Wilson On Bitcoin, Unbundling, Data Leakage And Health Care | TechCrunch http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/10/fred-wilson-on-bitcoin-unbundling-data-leakage-and-health-care/ techcrunch.com https://www.usv.com/post/52a6eeeda78fea5e17788c2d/fred-wilson-on-bitcoin-unbundling-data-leakage-and-health-care-techcrunch 2013-12-10 10:37:33.381000 @fredwilson https://www.usv.com/post/52a6eeeda78fea5e17788c2d/fred-wilson-on-bitcoin-unbundling-data-leakage-and-health-care-techcrunch http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/10/fred-wilson-on-bitcoin-unbundling-data-leakage-and-health-care/

@fredwilson:

TechCrunch's summary of my LeWeb keynote]]>
ASK USV: How has your view on education evolved since the initial Hack Education event? http://www.usv.com/posts/hacking-education-2 www.usv.com https://www.usv.com/post/52a23d81a78fea5e17788b2f/ask-usv-how-has-your-view-on-education-evolved-since-the-initial-hack-education-event 2013-12-06 21:11:29.464000 @hs_parikh https://www.usv.com/post/52a23d81a78fea5e17788b2f/ask-usv-how-has-your-view-on-education-evolved-since-the-initial-hack-education-event http://www.usv.com/posts/hacking-education-2

@hs_parikh:

I'd love to find out how your views of the education sector have evolved since the first Hack Education event in 2009 and subsequent investments in a handful of education companies. ]]>
The Mobile Challenge None https://www.usv.com/blog/the-mobile-challenge 2009-06-25 18:34:19 @usv https://www.usv.com/blog/the-mobile-challenge

@usv:

We are fascinated by the disruption underway in mobile applications. Carriers seem to have lost their role as gatekeepers for applications as smartphone sales are rapidly ramping and "app stores" or direct downloads are the new distribution models. This is exciting as it opens up a whole new arena for startups to compete in. Here is some of our early thinking about this with the goal of getting a discussion going. The challenge for startups (and investors!) has been identifying opportunities t...]]>