Category Archives: Tech

Unicorn Venture Fund League Table

With all the talk recently about unicorn companies (those private tech companies that are able to attract valuations in excess of $1.0 billion), it got me thinking about unicorn venture firms (venture firms that have raised funds greater than $1.0 … Continue reading

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This Week’s ABC’s in Silicon Valley (angels, bitcoins, and cars).

This weeks’s articles of interest come from David Hickman, a fine young gentleman from Southern California who transplanted up to Northern Cal last year.  I’ve confirmed that David has no online persona, so you’ll have to rely on me that … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From My Mom

I’ve learned much from my mom over the years, but the one trait that I love that she’s passed on to me is the love of the news.  While she’s mostly passing me cut-out newspaper articles stuffed in an envelope, … Continue reading

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2012 Tech IPO Performance Thru 5/31/2012

With all the media attention around the Facebook IPO over the past couple of weeks, I was interested in looking at how tech IPO’s had done this year.  Given all the negative press on Europe, the state of the US … Continue reading

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What I Heard at the Goldman Sachs Technology Conference

I attended the Thursday session of 2012 Goldman Sachs Technology conference in SF. I had heard that there were 2,000 people registered, and that there were many early-stage companies included in the program. This has historically been a venue for … Continue reading

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Peru Day 5: NYE in Cuzco and More Machu Picchu Pictures

Today is a down day for us, and we got to sleep in this morning. It felt good to finally sleep in. We’ll be going to a New Year’s eve dinner at Cafe Yanapay, and then will head to the … Continue reading

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Start-ups in Oakland?

I was so impressed last night with the vitality I saw in downtown Oakland at the DBL Investors hosted event, StartUpOakland! Not only was The Den at the Fox Theater packed beyond capacity, but the surrounding restaurants and watering holes … Continue reading

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