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Guardrails for blockchain investors

The venture capital industry has been around since 1946, and over seven decades, we have collectively learned a lot and established mental models for …

A Framework for Blockchain Investing

My roots in the crypto community go way back to a significant stint at RSA Security where I had the privilege of working with leading researchers …

Why virtual reality? Why Now?

Over the past 22 years, I have seen my career evolve from software development to entrepreneurship, to taking on operating roles, and to deal making …

Five must-know open source SDN controllers

TechTarget<p>Follow:<p>Open source controllers are becoming more prominent in the SDN space and offer accessible ways to test SDN infrastructure and …

Blue Gold — the trail of misery leading to your iPhone

<b>By Enya Kamadolli</b><p><b>(This was a heartfelt essay written by my 12-year-old daughter that I felt compelled to share)</b><p>We <b>use technology every day, but do we</b> …

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Collateral damage, in entrepreneurship

No, this is not yet another analytical piece from me like my recent ones on Deep Learning or the state of the private markets. Rather it is about the …

Unicorn pretenders: falling behind the herd

It was not very long ago (Nov 2, 2013 to be precise) when Aileen Lee (aileenlee now at Kleiner Perkins, then at Cowboy Ventures) famously …

Venture Capital

SEC raises antifraud bar for private company ‘unicorns’

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White is looking beyond public companies at the protections available to private company …

Silicon Valley VC Bill Gurley has sounded an alarm on 'dangerous' unicorn startups

In a lengthy essay posted on his personal blog, Gurley wrote that "there has been a fundamental sea-change in the investment community that has made the incremental unicorn investment a substantially more dangerous and complicated practice."<p>The investor, who works for Benchmark Capital in Silicon …

Venture Capital

Why Unicorns Are Struggling

When financial services company Square priced its IPO at $9 a share last November, well under the $15+ price that private investors paid the year before, it was a cold shower of reality for the 6-year-old company. The share price did rise during the IPO, but at the end of the day the firm’s value …

Silicon Valley’s unicorn fantasy is collapsing in on itself

Top tech dealmaker Bill Gurley has a dire message for Silicon Valley: The unicorn fantasy is unraveling. Fast.<p>“There has been a fundamental sea-change in the investment community that has made the incremental Unicorn investment a substantially more dangerous and complicated practice,” Gurley writes …

Venture Capital

Government withdraws from New York iPhone unlocking case

The Justice Department has withdrawn from its legal dispute with Apple over a locked iPhone in New York, the government said in a court filing made late Friday. The department said the FBI no longer needs the company's help unlocking the phone, involved in a drug-trafficking case, as it has …

The Panama Papers : save the baby, not the bathwater

11 million highly confidential documents were leaked anonymously from a secretive law firm in Panama that allegedly links a large number of heads of …

Getting real with Deep Learning

Demystifying the current state of AI and machine learning<p>It was nearly 30 years ago that I first got infatuated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and …

IsItYou app aims to turn selfies into 'spoof proof' IDs

An Israeli start-up plans to use smartphone cameras to verify peoples' identities for banking and other transactions, replacing passwords, fingerprints and other forms of ID.<p>IsItYou says it has developed a new facial recognition technology, which is both very accurate and virtually spoof-proof.<p>Its …

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Okta’s New Mobile Device Management Tool Separates Work And Personal Data

Okta, which to this point has been known as a company for managing identity in the cloud, made the leap to mobile device management today, announcing a new product called Okta Mobility Management that provides a simple way to separate work and personal data, giving IT controls they need over work …