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Half of all VCs beat the stock market

Fred Wilson highlights new data that overturns the conventional wisdom that one must invest in a top-quartile VC fund to generate good returns. He also shares his return multiples on personal fund investments since 2009. They range from 2-10x multiple […]

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Space junk removal is not going smoothly

“After so many decades of the buildup of high-speed clutter in the form of spent rocket stages, stray bolts and paint chips, solid-rocket-motor slag, dead or dying satellites and the scattered fragments from antisatellite tests—all of which could individually damage […]

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Spotify’s open access

“This new option from Spotify lets users tap a few buttons to get their paid audio in their Spotify app while you get to control the customer relationship. It’s the best of all worlds: ease of use, in an app […]

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Drones form a scannable QR code in the sky

And to think, I once thought QR codes were going nowhere. “Chinese gaming giant Bilibili used the dazzling display to advertise the one year anniversary of its role playing game Princess Connect! Re: Dive. At the end of the show, the 1,500 drones gathered […]

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Playing different games – the Tiger phenomenon

The hedge fund Tiger Global and several offshoots are aggressively deploying capital into startups with little diligence, historically high prices, and lighting fast speed. “Hah! You’re telling me — I heard they did [Deal X] in 24 hours after only getting a […]

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Cathie Wood and content strategy

This is a fascinating perspective on content marketing by Ranjan Roy from Margins. “For those unfamiliar, Cathie Wood runs a portfolio of ETFs. The flagship and most famous one is the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK).” | learn more