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November 19, 2019 15:18

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Bitcoin could soar as high as $64,000 next year

Today: Bitcoin, Copywriting, Warby Parker, Wharton, Venture Capital, Sugar Three ways Bitcoin could be brought down, co-opted, or made irrelevant Today: Death, Bitcoin, Hypnotism, Self-driving cars, Freelancing, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett Over 400 Startups Are Trying to Become the Next Warby Parker. Inside the Wild Race to Overthrow Every Consumer Category Wharton

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Sex, Drugs, and Silicon Valley… ("Oh My God, This Is So F—ed Up”)

While Bitcoin Soared, Crypto Domain Names Served Up Prime Online Real Estate In 2017; Sessions’s unwise move on marijuana may backfire; 15 Ways To Bridge The Gap Between Social Media And In-Store Experience; Here’s a look at the massive new campus Google wants to build; 10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You; Tencent gets […]

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This VC firm just wrote one of the most spot-on articles about Seed financing mistakes

Earlier this year we had the chance to connect up with a pretty incredible VC firm called Emergence based in Silicon Valley. We met with one of the partners Joe Floyd for lunch at a crowded diner in San Francisco and I was instantly impressed both with him and the thoughtful process that the firm […]

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From domain names to startups, here’s me geeking out with NamePros for 23 minutes at NamesCon last year

Last year I sat down with Edward Zeiden, the Managing Director of popular domain name forum NamePros at NamesCon (say that five time fast) to talk about startups, accelerators, fundraising, and of course, the role domain names play in across this ecosystem. Whether you’re a startup founder looking to buy a domain name, or a domain […]

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Paystack is a legit Nigerian money processor

Many domain investors associate Nigerian money handlers with illegitimate business, also known as “419 scams.” Millions of dollars are lost annually to unscrupulous scammers out of Nigeria, and a typical “419 scam” involves a Nigerian “crown prince.” With all this negativity in place, it’s refreshing seeing that Paystack, a legitimate money processor from Nigeria, is […]

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Silicon Valley is still #1 but New York just beat Boston as the #2 city for startups

We all know that Silicon Valley is the undisputed king of the hill when it comes to startup funding but a new study just dubbed New York #2 now ahead of Boston which is seeing a small decline. Of course, New York and Silicon Valley may be the top hubs in the US according to the […]

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Putting a Price Tag on Your Business; If Fuchsia Is Google’s Windows, What Can Yellow (.com) Be?

The Impact of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking on Supplemental Filings in UDRP Cases; Uber’s first self-driving cars will start picking up passengers this month; Airbus wants to make self-flying airborne taxis a real thing; Life Changing! Craig Venter: We’re looking at body’s ‘orchestra score’ to better predict disease’; 3D Printed Candy Fit for Willy Wonka; […]

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Series A Saturday: FLEXE raises $14.5M Series A led by Redpoint Ventures

This week FLEXE announced a $14.5M Series A round led by Menlo Park-based Redpoint Ventures. If you haven’t heard of FLEXE don’t feel bad, you probably just haven’t been in need of warehouse space. Founded just three years ago, FLEXE helps find extra space in warehouses for companies looking for warehouse space. “The goal for Flexe is […]

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Series A Saturday: Revolut raises $18.2M Series A

In 2015 the average size of a Series A round in the UK was $7.3M which makes the $18.2M A Round that Revolut just raised a real monster.  Like so many startups this didn’t happen overnight. Revolut raised two Seed Rounds, one in 2015 and a second earlier this year. The two Seed round approach vs. going […]

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Startup fundraising in 2016 – Silicon Valley and Austin decline while Boston and San Diego grow

Raising venture capital used to mean meeting with investors in Silicon Valley or New York City. Fast-forward to 2016 and other markets like Los Angeles, Austin, Boston, Seattle and many more have emerged as very viable sources of capital for startup of all stages. While it’s no secret that 2016 is expected to be a rough […]

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