Venture capitalist Fred Wilson wrote a post on his blog today called, Same Day/Same Hour Delivery. The post is about why he believes that Walmart could get the “most disrupted by the Internet.” And it has to do with the rapid rise of same day and… Read More
Welcome to 2015! To start off the year, I thought I would talk about something pretty geeky, but very forward looking: Bitcoin. I wrote about Bitcoin just over a year ago when I was first starting to wrap my head around it, but a lot… Read More
This morning I woke up to a post from venture capitalist Fred Wilson talking about the cost of loyalty when it comes to local transportation markets. More simply, it was a cost comparison between regular city taxis and ride sharing services such as a UberX, Lyft,… Read More
This morning Kevin Marshall tweeted me a link to a blog post by Andy Weissman (partner at Union Square Ventures in New York). The post is about how small things matter—even small words. He starts by talking about a new sidewalk extension and curb cut… Read More
I was watching this talk with Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures last night. He was recently in Toronto for a Wattpad board meeting (USV is an investor). It’s an interesting discussion that touches on education, healthcare, Canada’s tech ecosystem, as well as a bunch… Read More
One of the most important lessons we took from delicious was the value of single user utility in social systems. It might seem odd that systems designed to leverage interactions between people can have (should have?) single person utility. But I strongly believe they should.