From: 2017

The Square -Twitter Merger?

My friend Tom Brammar sent this post to me this morning titled ‘Jack Dorsey’s master plan‘. The gist: What is Twitter? Well, for a certain demographic it seems to be the mobile app that they use on a daily basis more than any other (and much to president-in-wanting Zuckerberg chagrin any of the ones that …

I Bless this Market!

I am back in New York for the rest of the month. My trip to Israel seems to have been a blessing on the world’s portfolio’s. You are welcome! I might just spend a month in Tel Aviv next November to help the Nasdaq get to 10,000. Earlier in the week Cisco hit 15 year …

Rally Road

Meet Social Leverage portfolio company Rally Road. I was introduced to the founders Chris, Rob and Max a while back and we immediately hit it off regarding the product and vision. I love the idea of an asset class being flipped on it’s head by technology and distribution to allow millions of people access. Previous …

The Augur and The Ogre

Yesterday I attended The Vintage annual meeting. Vintage is a $1.5 billion Israeli fund of funds that invests in global technology venture funds. I promised not to share charts, but it is no secret that the lack of IPO’s and the slowdown in mergers and acquisitions (as share prices have boomed), has created a glut …

From Tel Aviv With Hustle…

It’s been a fantastic first few days in Tel Aviv. The weather is warm and the streets are very busy. (that is the view from Mindspace looking towards the Med) Two things never change here…the amazing hustle and the amazing street food. I will get to the food in a bit. The entreprenuerial community is …