article thumbnail


A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I recall when my partner Brad and I were raising our first USV fund, back in 2003, and potential investors wondered about my blogging habit. They asked if I was making a mistake telegraphing our investment thesis for everyone to see, including our “competitors.”

article thumbnail

#22. Medium Founder Ev Williams Shares New Thoughts On Future of Creator Economy and More

Entrepreneur's Handbook

His first major company was Blogger (acquired by Google in 2003) which was where the term “blog” was first popularized. He’s been a titan of silicon valley for more than two decades and was one of the first innovators of the internet. He later went on to cofound Twitter and served as the platform’s CEO.

founder 132

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Malaysia’s Stock Exchange Joins Hands with Cradle to Support Local Startups’ Listing


Cradle, established in 2003, holds a rich legacy of supporting more than 1,000 Malaysian tech firms, making contributions amounting to over 3.4 Simultaneously, Bursa Malaysia will leverage the data shared by Cradle to work collaboratively on programs designed to streamline and improve funding access for budding entrepreneurs.

startup 75
article thumbnail

Welcome, BizLink Orange!

Source Link

Since 2003, The National Entrepreneur Center has been collaborating with area resource partners to champion entrepreneurs and small business owners. Building on top of a strong foundation of collaboration and community.

article thumbnail

Why Web3?

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

It reminds me of the early days of web2 in 2001/2002/2003, when we started USV. The good news is there are literally tens of thousands of teams building new things on a web3 stack now. Some of the best entrepreneurs and developers have moved over. The tooling is getting better. That was also a time of great cynicism.

article thumbnail

Keeping It Simple

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I met Mena Trott at a Nick Denton party in NYC in 2003 and she explained blogging to me. I bought Bitcoin and went about finding a Bitcoin investment to make. That was Coinbase. The same was true with blogging and tweeting a decade earlier. I was struck by the idea that anyone could be a publisher.

startup 258
article thumbnail

Unsung Hero Spotlight: Nicholas Giraldo

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Army from 1999 to 2003. I’ve been involved in workforce and economic development in Wyoming for the last 10 years, from helping disabled veterans find good jobs to helping small business owners around the state start or grow their enterprise. A bit of my background: I am born and raised in Wyoming and served as a paratrooper in the U.S.