Category : Technology

Simplicity, The Emerging UI, and Machine Learning

Simplicity, The Emerging UI, and Machine Learning

Long title. Short post. Daring Fireball says: The utter simplicity of the iOS home screen is Apple’s innovation. It’s the simplest, most obvious “system” ever designed. It is a false   

Video Of The Week: The kbs+ Ventures Interview

I sat down with kbs+ Ventures late last year and they produced this interview which I think came out well. This video is part of a series on   

Video Of The Week: My Talk With Startup Milan

Video Of The Week: My Talk With Startup Milan

Last October, I skyped into an entrepreneur meetup in Milan and talked for 30 minutes. This was arranged by AVC community member David Semeria. The main topics were   

Draw Quest

Draw Quest

Drawing is one form of creative expression that has not made a rapid transition to the digital/online world. The tablet may well change that. Paper is one of the most   

Hailo

Hailo

It's no secret that USV invested in Hailo at the end of last year. What is less well known is why we would do that.<br   

A Valentines Day Chat

A Valentines Day Chat

On February 14th, the entire USV partnership will be in Salt Lake City and so courtesy of our friend Bryce, we are going to do an event called   

Just Do It

We have a two year rotation program at USV for most of our non partner positions. We hire incredibly talented people, suck them into everything we are doing for two   

The Third Way

The Third Way

What do you do when you don't want to sell your company and you don't want to go public either? We've been discussing this issue here at AVC for a   

Who You Want On Your Board

One of the guys who taught me the venture capital business used to say “success is in inverse proportion to the number of VCs you have on your board.” He   

Kickstarter in 2012

Kickstarter in 2012

Kickstarter published a retrospective on 2012. It's worth browsing. Here's the lead in