Tagged: Venture Capital

Stocktwits Raises Series C Round

We have closed a fresh round of funding with our existing investors led by Foundry and True Ventures. Though we have plenty of capital, we have plenty of things on our to-do list. We have also had the privilege of getting wiser about what people want and need. It felt like the right time to …

Disqus Funding… Awesome Social Leverage

Some of you might have noticed a change in the commenting system for my blog. Its a new company called Disqus that I learned about from over dinner a few months ago Fred. Basically people reading my blog can now create their own forums through their comments. I hope we can use it on howardlindzon.com …

Time to Fade 'Freemium' and 'Biz Dev'?

Too much free shit on the web and too many ‘Business Development’ people. If you call someone business development, you are giving them free reign to social network all day and take meetings. That’s just wrong at this point. If you are starting a web business today, how about a ‘Chief Revenue Officer’ and ‘Chief …

Today's Lesson: How to Call a Top!

It’s easy. Just keep calling for it. I have said China was topping at least twice including yesterday. Josh Kopelman has an excellent post written for Alley Insider about ‘Bubble’ calling. That’s why Josh is a great venture capitalist with bazillions and I am a thousandairre :) .

Tony Conrad on Wallstrip

Today we have a combo entrepreneur/venture capitalist on Wallstrip. Tony is a Venture Partner of True Ventures Fund (founded by Jon Callaghan, Phil Black and John Burke) and loves the blog world. Their firm has backed Om Malik . Here are all the deals they have backed to date . WordPress and Meebo are their …