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Silicon Valley’s newest investor is a guy who raised $3 million to start ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Capital

Niv Dror, AngelList’s former head of marketing, has launched a $US3 million venture-capital fund called Shrug Capital, stylised as ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Capital. The fund has received investments from influential Silicon Valley venture capitalists such as Founders Fund’s Cyan Banister and Andreessen Horowitz’s Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon. Dror told Business Insider […]
Silicon Valley’s newest investor is a guy who raised $3 million to start ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Capital
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Crowdfunding Sites Are Springing Up Like Dandelions

[credit provider=”Flickr/amanky” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/amanky/2096493781/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] On Thursday, President Obama is scheduled to sign the JOBS Act which makes it easier to raise funds online. (Although not as easy as the original bill would’ve made it.)Every day we hear from yet another crowdfunding site crowing about the situation.
Crowdfunding Sites Are Springing Up Like Dandelions
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Putting Millions In Startups’ Pockets, AngelList Is Crushing It

[credit provider=”Photo by Flickr user kk+” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/5471727779/”] AngelList, the service that works as a Match.com for startups and investors, is doing really well. It’s one and a half years old today, and so the AngelList co-founders have a post up with some pretty impressive stats: 8,000 intros, 400 investments and 8 […]
Putting Millions In Startups’ Pockets, AngelList Is Crushing It
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CapLinked Raises $900K From A-Listers To Crush AngelList*

[credit provider=”Bloomberg TV”] CapLinked, a startup that describes itself as “LinkedIn-meets-Salesforce for private investing” has announced they’ve raised $900,000 from a-list angels like Peter Thiel and Dave McClure.Eric Jackson, the Founder and CEO of CapLinked, is a PayPal alum and so raised money from the PayPal mafia.
CapLinked Raises $900K From A-Listers To Crush AngelList*
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This Man Is Putting Millions In Startups’ Pockets — And Scaring VCs To Death

[credit provider=”Photo by Flickr user kk+” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/5471727779/”] AngelList is turning Silicon Valley upside down. It’s basically Match.com for startups and business angels, and startups are raising millions from angels on the site almost every day, leaving VCs to scramble for dealflow and paying higher valuations.Not everyone likes it: last week […]
This Man Is Putting Millions In Startups’ Pockets — And Scaring VCs To Death
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One Man’s Signal Is Another Man’s Noise

After the weekend kerfuffle over AngelList I was reading Brad Feld’s post on Signal vs. Noise. It’s apropos because there is so much noise these days with e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Web shows, etc. that it’s sometimes hard to know when to pay attention and when to keep your head […]
One Man’s Signal Is Another Man’s Noise
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What’s the Real Deal With AngelList?

In case you missed all the kerfuffle this weekend, I posted this blog post originally on TechCrunch. I attempted to do a fair balance job of an increasingly important service – AngelList – started by a friend of mine – Nivi with the feelings of a colleague who I respect […]