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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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Insights and Advice From Some of The Greatest VC Investors of All Time

I was lucky enough to attend the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Gala and Awards Ceremony last night in San Francisco.  The event was an interesting juxtaposition of the venture industry today, with many of the old guard in attendence … Continue reading

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The Battle for Oxford Suites Supremacy (non-fiction)

It was an eerily cool and breezy summer night in the far northern reaches of California on Tuesday evening. Interstate 5 has been a well worn path of anxious families and fans to the teams playing in this talent rich … Continue reading

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Pleasanton Advance to Winner’s Bracket Final of Nor Cal Juniors Tournament

The 14-year old boys from Pleasanton kept on their winning ways at the Northern California Division tournament this weekend in Redding, California. The winner of the Division tournament represents Northern California in the Western Regional in Vancouver, WA.  Teams from the … Continue reading

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2014 Phoenix Open in pictures

The Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament is unlike any other spot on the PGA tour. Played Super Bowl week each year, the tournament drew a PGA tour record 563,008 patrons this year (compared to 82,529 for the Super Bowl … Continue reading

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1/5/2014: Cusco, Peru The Last Few Days, In Pictures

While we’re about halfway through our trip and my posts have been mainly narrative, I’ll try to focus this post more on pictures from the last couple days of our trip. I hope you enjoy. I feel like these first … Continue reading

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Day 3 (12/31/2013): New Years Eve

The day started abruptly for us, with a blaring phone ringing in our room and startling Nate and I. It turns out that checkout is at 9am – Yikes!, it was already 9:30. That put a major cramp in our … Continue reading

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