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FirstCrush: Subscription e-commerce for Wine!

June 25th, 2012 · 2 Comments · NYC, Personal, tech

Tweet As far as I see it, subscription e-commerce is most effective for those purchases that occur 1) on a pretty regular and predictable basis and/or 2) in markets of great diversity or opacity. Regarding 1): it doesn’t make sense to receive a box of [insert goods here] every single month on an ongoing basis [...]

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Crowdfunding and Accredited Investor Restrictions

April 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Personal, VC, tech

Tweet Many of you have probably heard of the JOBS Act of 2012 or about “crowdfunding legislation” that was in the works for awhile now and was just signed into law earlier this month. One of the main provisions of the bill is the “crowdfunding” provision, which essentially enables regular Joes to invest in private [...]

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April 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Personal, VC, tech

Tweet So I mentioned last week that I’d be giving a bit of insight into the day-to-day happenings in the life of a young VC, or as my business card would say “Associate.” Now, making an investment is pretty exciting, right? You’re putting money into a company, hoping that all of your analysis (whether in [...]

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Young Money

March 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Personal, VC, tech

Tweet No, no… actually this post is not going to be about the state of hip hop or the record label founded by a certain rapper. Rather, I just wanted to write briefly about how it seems like the most prolific posters in the venture world seem to be partners and the like and that [...]

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Moving On, For Real!

August 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, VC, socent, tech

Tweet Unlike a post made on this blog on April 1 of last year, this post actually does confirm I have indeed moved on from investment banking to pursue new opportunities. Specifically, I decided earlier this year to join a venture capital firm here in New York City and just had my first day on the [...]

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LinkedIn Map Amazingness

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet So… this’ll make two LinkedIn posts in a row. Not really the “next hot young startup” or anything like that, but they’re definitely rolling out some new features, like LinkedIn Maps. Have you ever wondered what your network looks like? Wouldn’t it be cool to see a visual representation of not only how you’re [...]

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LinkedIn 2010 Review

January 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet So I just got this email last night. “LinkedIn 2010 Review.” I’ve been on the service for awhile now, but I think this is the first time I’ve received an update like this. Thought it was an interesting way of summarizing a year’s worth of info in one snapshot and definitely a good way [...]

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