Bijan Sabet: Why I love recruiting for our portfolio companies

bijan:

There are several things I consider before investing in a startup company.

The talent and passion of the team. The product. Their vision and the why behind their company. If the product has launched I will certainly look at the metrics of the product/business.

But in the final moment when…

fred-wilson:

gumroad data on price/conversion
nothing new here but it is interesting to see the hard data

fred-wilson:

gumroad data on price/conversion

nothing new here but it is interesting to see the hard data

That’s one confident cat.

That’s one confident cat.

Helllo: Article on Medium: What IS wrong with SMS?

hellloapp:

I write more about SMS behaviors at Medium and get some great commentary/feedback. One of the best aspects of a writing/blogging platform like Medium is participation. It’s more of a “curated” blog network, at least for now, which means people are motivated to participate differently than if…

Evomail: Email is Greater Than Voicemail. Why I Closed Mine One Year Ago

evomail:

I haven’t checked my voicemail in years. They would pile up, left in the abyss of digital messaging, their existence only known as the number on the indicator next to the app would swell. Eventually, I’d go in and just delete them, having never listened to a single word.

I haven’t even put…

Helllo: Thoughts from the Co-Founder.

hellloapp:

Helllo is coming soon, and we can’t wait to share it with the world. Mobile technology has created an amazing and unprecedented volume of ways to interact. In spite of this, most of our communications seem less personal. Most apps make it easier to communicate, but they also seem to have created…

super-nerd:

Punisher by Alex Ross

super-nerd:

Punisher by Alex Ross

#vscocam #legendsofsummer #jayz #jt

#vscocam #legendsofsummer #jayz #jt

Coming in September!
Matt, Co-Founder (via hellloapp)