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This Week’s Best Reading
The Next Airbnb
The hottest spot on the planet last week may have been YCombinator, the start-up accelerator where homeruns like Dropbox and Airbnb began life. YCombinator’s latest batch of companies was pitching investors for capital – and the action was intense. Can you spot the next billion-dollar company?
New Player in #VentureCapital
Twitter just became a venture capitalist. Is this a way for it to finally make some money? Or is this a clever way for it to try and take down Google's mobile business?
“They’re Spending My Money on What?”
With easy access to capital nowadays, entrepreneurs are rolling in dough. But as cash piles up in their bank accounts, the most successful start-ups will avoid these cash burning traps.
Attack of the Woz
Many have labeled Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak a visionary. Let's just hope some of his recent visions don't come true.
Wall Street Moves to Silicon Valley
Tired of the government breathing down its neck, top Wall Street talent is giving up its bonus and joining the start-up gold rush.
This Unicorn Ain’t Worth a Dime
A “unicorn” describes a company with a valuation of more than $1 billion. But it takes more than projected value to make a great company.
The Crowdability Team