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Ben Horowitz: Venture Capital Investment Philosophy, Career and Bitcoin
An interview and Q&A with venture capitalist and Co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, Ben Horowitz. In this interview, Ben Horowitz discusses how he got into venture capital and his idea behind starting the venture capital fund A16z. Ben also talks about Bitcoin and skills entrepreneurs need to succeed. Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Ben
Video: Peter Thiel on Why Europe Has Few Tech Giants
An interview with billionaire venture capitalist and co-founder Valar Ventures, Peter Thiel. In this interview, Peter discusses if he relies on Mathematics or instinct when investing and current politics. Peter also talks about why Europe has not created big tech companies and the progression of society. Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Peter Thiel On Investing, Politics And Creating
Trends in Venture Capital
2017 was a tumultuous year for venture capital. U.S. investments topped $70 billion for the second year on record, but deals were down, as were fundraising and exit activity. What can investors and firms learn from some of the year’s most high-profile funding? What is the state of the VC industry, and how does it relate to public markets? What
Peter Thiel: Need to Rethink Tariffs in Light of Trade Deficit With China; SF Sucks, Bitcoin Rocks
PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel in a wide-ranging interview on President Trump’s trade tariffs, China’s economy, technology regulations and his outlook for bitcoin. [REITs] Check out our H2 hedge fund letters here. Peter Thiel: Need To Rethink Tariffs In Light Of Trade Deficit With China Peter Thiel On Leaving Silicon Valley For Los Angeles Billionaire investor Peter Thiel argues Silicon Valley
Video: Jess Lee Partner at Sequoia Capital Talks @Google
Jess Lee is a partner at Sequoia Capital. Previously, she held leadership positions at Google and Polyvore. While at Google, Jess was a product manager for Google Maps. Jess joined Polyvore as a product manager in 2008 after providing their co-founder with feedback on issues with the website. She was later named VP of Product, an honorary co-founder, and ultimately
Video: SGInnovate: What It Is, and How It Helps Singapore's Entrepreneurs Tackle Global Issues
Andrew Work of NexChange talks to Steve Leonard, founder and CEO of SGInnovate, at Rise Hong Kong 2017. SGInnovate is helping the entrepreneurial and ambitious build products and companies in science and tech through Singapore's innovation ecosystem. The company has been established to help ambitious and capable people to build 'deep-tech' products borne out of science research. Transcript: NEXCHANGE: Hi,
Video: NexChange Talks Virtual and Augmented Reality with Presence Capital's Phil Chen
NexChange’s Andrew Work talks to Phil Chen, managing partner of Presence Capital, at Rise Hong Kong 2017. Presence Capital is an investment firm that believes virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are technologies that are going to transform our world. The company invests in and support talented and passionate entrepreneurs who are utilizing these technologies to bring new and
Billionaire Peter Thiel: Starting a Business and Education
An interview with billionaire investor and author of Zero to One, Peter Thiel. In this interview Peter discusses what characteristics a business should aim for and why it is better to have a monopoly instead of intense competition. Peter also talks about higher education, the future of technology and the meaning of life. Billionaire Peter Thiel: Starting A Business And
Video: Gaza's Only Startup Accelerator Needs Money to Keep the Lights on (Literally)
Gaza Sky Geeks, the only startup accelerator in the besieged Palestinian territories, is hoping to raise some cash. Its latest crowdfunding campaign has a simple goal: to keep electricity flowing to its co-working space in Gaza City. The accelerator is hoping to acquire a generator to keep electricity running longer than the six hours per day that Gaza residents typically
Silicon Valley Vows to Coexist With Trump's Policy Initiatives
Although Wall Street is already bullish on the stocks that could benefit from President-Elect Donald Trump's expected policy initiatives - such as increased spending on defense and U.S. infrastructure - and bearish on Silicon Valley's biggest growth stocks - Amazon, Facebook and Google - Ajay Chopra, general partner at Trinity Ventures, is confident that the Valley will continue to prosper in Trump's America. In