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Monthly Archives: May 2008

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2008 May 31

Predictably Irrational – Your Customers 1

Just like Josh and everyone else in the TED Book Club, I recently received my copy of Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely. I met Dan years ago at an MIT event while I was working at eBay, and afterwards he came up and introduced himself, and commented on how good eBay’s fraud systems were. Seems he and

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Posted at 12:08 pm

2008 May 29

Pinch Media 3

I’m pleased to announce our investment in Pinch Media. They’re initially providing analytics for Apple iPhone and iTouch application developers, and eventually will help them promote and monetize their applications.  We knew we wanted to be involved with the company after our first meeting with CEO Greg Yardley, and we’re big believers in the power

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2008 May 23

Guy Kawasaki on Patents 0

I saw Josh’s post here.   Reminded me of Guy’s great line about how many times an entrepreneur should mention a patent during a VC pitch.   The answer is once – any more than that shows you’re overestimating the value.    Also testing out TypePad on the Blackberry now – if you are reading this it

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2008 May 19

American Idol meets NYVideo 2.0 0

I had the pleasure of being on a panel tonight at the New York Video 2.0 Meetup – hosted by Yaron Samid.   I’ve said it before, but if you’re involved in online video and anywhere near NYC, you should definitely attend – it’s a great community.  There were over 600 attendees and 5 presenting companies-

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