Hear Bijan Sabet speak at Business Insider's Startup 2013 event on October 24.
Two of the most talked about startups in the tech world today are Pinterest and Foursquare.
[credit provider=”Seedcamp Photos” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seedcamp_photos/5534889955/lightbox/”] A fellow Twitter investor tells us Fred Wilson and Bijan Sabet voluntarily left Twitter’s board in order to sell a significant portion of their shares.”It was about compensation and the rules for the board. They had mutually agreed some time ago that if anyone cashed out […]
[credit provider=”Flickr via Michael Hashizume” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ghindo/1739299123/”] Yesterday we had our first Founder Summit in NYC. We gathered over 50 founders and CEOs together to provide learnings and lessons on a variety of shared topics.I want to thank all that attended and participated.
[credit provider=”AP”] This week, Fortune highlights “trouble” at Twitter.The story touches on Twitter’s lack of revenues, its management discord, its relatively small user-base, and its refusal to accept huge multi-billion dollar offers from the likes of Google and Facebook.
Spark Capital VC Bijan Sabet dumped his Verizon iPhone and went back to AT&T.
“There’s too much stuff. It seems to me that almost all tools we rely on to manage information weren’t designed for a world of infinite info. They were designed as if you could consume whatever was out there that you were interested in.”
Arctic Monkeys – The Afternoon’s Hat
I just read on Techmeme about Walt Mossberg’s best and worst products of 2010.
[credit provider=”Bijan Sabet”] Took this pic of lauren videotaping Ellie’s winter concert.
Quadici Dark Brown Papyrus ($100-200) — Svpply
The Decemberists – Calamity Song
Tumblr is getting a fair amount of attention these days.
[credit provider=”MarkoKosovcevic via Flickr”>Marko Kosovcevic”] For the past few years – and it’s especially true this year – there has been tremendous growth in the number of seed stage investments and the number of angels (people investing their own money) and VCs (people investing their own money *and* other people’s […]