on the blockchain

Ray Dalio on Bitcoin

The now-well-known investor offers reasoned criticisms of the Bitcoin bull case. He concludes: “That is why to me Bitcoin looks like a long-duration option on a highly unknown future that I could put an amount of money in that I […]

better doing

Infinity wells and deep work.

VC investor Tomasz Tunguz discusses these two separate but very related topics. Deep Work is about focusing without distraction. Infinity Wells devour your attention without end (like social media feeds). The more you know about the battle you’re fighting, the […]

tech, startups, internet

Investor updates before investors. 

Max Zamkow, investor at Ugly Duckling Ventures, offers advice for entrepreneurs working to raise their first round of capital. He says to “fake it ‘till you make it”, and by that he means to start writing regular investor updates even […]

profiles of people

Alan Patricof, the 82-year-old tech investor. 

He was an early investor in Apple and AOL, and he’s still at it. “New York magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary next week,” he points out. “I’ll be one of two people attending who was there when it opened.” | learn more