Tag Archives: Fred Wilson

Venture math fun from Fred’s fund


Two of very interesting posts about VC fund economics are over at Fred Wilson’s joint: First “Venture Fund Economics” |  Second A challenge is that my understanding is that Union Square fund has done *much better than average* and therefore … Continue reading

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Split Up Yahoo?


Fred Wilson’s a sharp guy and his Yahoo plan is basically to outsource search to Google and dismantle the place into Yahoo’s many valuable components like the stake in  Alibaba.    I’m intrigued by this creative proposal though I can’t see Yahoo doing … Continue reading

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Venture Capital: Fred rules but his 3x rule is too optimistic! ?


Fred Wilson’s got a fascinating post about his history of investments over at Union Square Ventures.   Of course he’s got every reason to post his results, which appear to be exceptional although he has left out a key factor in his little analysis, … Continue reading

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Fred’s Facebook Ad test


Venture Capitalist Fred Wilson is always up to something interesting, and his current Facebook test is no exception to that rule.   He’s making a modest buy on a 1000 ads / $10 per day mostly just to see how the new … Continue reading

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Fred Wilson at 30,000 feet – brilliant!


What a GREAT blog post from Fred Wilson as he flew to Portland!  He rapid fires 30 things including his thoughts on the bubble 2.0  (maybe about to pop, maybe not), and most importantly offers up this billion dollar company idea: … Continue reading

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