Google’s Paid Click Rates: Google Needs the Best Clicks

Google’s Paid Click Rates: Google Needs the Best ClicksRate this post More gnashing and moaning about Google’s paid clicks says Larry Dignan.  This is one of the factors that’s hammered Google’s stock prices as the world worries that Google is slowing down suddenly.  There’s been a lot of back and forth, and Google for its part say they triggered some … Read More ›

Are Entrepreneurs Happier Than Others?

Are Entrepreneurs Happier Than Others?Rate this post From Fred Wilson’s great post “Ten Questions About Entrepreneurs” comes one that invites comment: Are Entrepreneurs Happier Than Others? Having founded 3 startups, I am generally a happy person.  I am happiest when my day is entirely entrepreneurial: doing what entrepreneurs do best.  I agree with Fred’s definition of what they do, BTW, … Read More ›

How To Fix Venture Capital, Part 2: The Opening is As Important as the Endgame

How To Fix Venture Capital, Part 2: The Opening is As Important as the EndgameRate this post Umair Haque has a post getting a fair amount of attention on “How to Fix Venture Capital.”  It is in response to Fred Wilson’s post about needing a New Path to Liquidity. I don’t mean to be too annoying to our esteemed colleagues … Read More ›

Entrepreneurs Need a Portfolio Effect Too

Entrepreneurs Need a Portfolio Effect TooRate this post Startups involve tremendous uncertainty.  The financial world for a long time has realized that an important tool to use in controlling risk is diversification.  This is the so-called portfolio effect, and is the modern realization that you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. I was recently having a conversation with … Read More ›

Why Fred Wilson is Wrong About Streaming Music Taking Over for Files

Why Fred Wilson is Wrong About Streaming Music Taking Over for FilesRate this post Fred has a new post up that says streaming music will take over for files in just a few years: Yes, it’s true that listeners will still want to own files for a few more years. There are places and devices that can’t get high bandwidth … Read More ›