Money is changing. Machine Learning is broken. China is winning foreign investment. Apple is becoming a spy and venture capital is exploding in all directions. Another That Was The Week.
As Kabul collapsed and the Taliban took over, Facebook decided to try and remove any Taliban related content. Good or Bad?
Apple crosses to the dark side. Its image fingerprinting and matching technology can be used for much more than protecting children. And it will be. The right to privacy is more important than ever.
Sam Lessin writes a really good piece on the end of venture capital as we know it. But it is not the end of venture capital as we know it. It’s the end of the second act. 3.0 coming up.
China is blocking its own corporations from US listings and the SEC is reacting. Is this China doubling down on its independence from the world economy? Or just politics?
Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, Cathie Wood, Fred Wilson, Mike Arrington all weighed in on the future of the planet this week. Some must-read stuff. By Keith Teare • Issue #266 (2021 #29) • View online Contents This Week’s Video Our Blockchain Future Venture Capital — It’s getting serious out there Feed The World Shrink The World? Twitter’s Transformation Attack of […]
By Keith Teare • Issue #265 • View online This week Facebook announced a one billion dollar budget for enticing creators to use its platforms. The New York Times said Venture Capitalists are looking to invest in creators. Cash for creators is finally here it seems Contents Want a share of $Billions? Venture Disruptors Is Time the Real […]
The End of the Artisan VC? By Keith Teare • Issue #27 • View online Another Venture firm announced plans to become a publicly listed company this week. Nic Brisbourne’s Blackrock-backed Forward Partners is the fund in question. So, can VCs become publicly listed companies? Contents Public Listings for VCs? Google will win against accusations […]
2021 has seen 199 private valuations over $1 billion. The year has 7 months still to run. In response to this wealth creation angels, seed funds, venture funds, and growth-stage investors are changing the rules of the game.
This week Amazon said no to Google’s new tracking tech, FLOC. Microsoft launched an app store that takes zero from developers. Brave, the startup browser, launched a search engine competitor. Do free markets challenge Google and Apple better than Governments could?