03/15/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The anatomy of a VC investment. (techstars)
  • Buy-and-hold is great but the hold part is difficult. (capitalspectator)
  • This Man Ate Every Slice of Pizza in Manhattan (munchies.vice)
  • Handicapping the five potential nominees to fill the Scalia seat (scotusblog)
  • Three steps to avoid breaking your investment rules. (thinkadvisor)
  • 7 ways to get the most out of an accelerator program. (techstars)
  • Not everyone wants to be the boss. (bloombergview)
  • The search for the value of pi (theconversation)
  • Why you should step out of your comfort zone every day. (nytimes)
  • A contrarian sign: clients are fleeing value strategies. (alephblog)
  • Now unicorn Honest Co. is coming under fire. (wsj)
  • How Product Hunt scaled. (medium)
  • Roofstock wants to give investors a turnkey solution to single family home rentals. (recode)
  • Running a company in a different way is harder than it looks. (bloomberg)
  • These Are The Phrases Each GOP Candidate Repeats Most (fivethirtyeight)
  • February retail sales were not so hot. (bonddad.blogspot)
  • The March Madness Theory of Investing (bloombergview)
  • On demand massage apps are thriving. (bloomberg)
  • Benchmarking is to blame for some of the market’s most notable anomalies. (next.ft)
  • Angel investors should stick to their knitting. (medium)
  • The case for becoming an angel investor. (forbes)
  • Explaining Rage: A Q&A with R. Douglas Fields (scientificamerican)
  • Back From the Dead: Interest-Rate Hikes Are Getting Priced in Again (wsj)
  • A better offer letter. (medium)
  • Inside the mess that is Zenefits. (businessinsider)
  • Your city is not the next Silicon Valley. (newgeography)
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Trusting Science (bloombergview)
  • Go faster. (versionone.vc)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) saw the potential of voice control where Sonos and Apple ($AAPL) didn’t. (lefsetz)
  • It’s not enough to pick the right company. (medium)
  • What Happens When Walmart Dumps You: The first knock on the retail giant was that it gutted the mom-and-pop businesses of small-town America. So what happens to those towns when it decides to leave? (thedailybeast)
  • Some recent trends in angel investing. (medium)
  • The Week the Republican Party Melted Down (bloomberg)
  • Instacart is running into problems. (qz)
  • Posner: The Supreme Court is a political court (washingtonpost)
  • Series B will be tough in 2016. (tomtunguz)
  • There is a big difference between intrinsic value and market value. (quipble)
  • The ten dividend stocks that the “ultimate stock pickers” are buying. (news.morningstar)
  • The real reason to worry about China. (bloombergview)
  • Goldman Sachs ($GS) is getting into the small company retirement plan business via the acquisition of Honest Dollar. (wsj)
  • Not all small companies aspire to be fast-growing. (next.ft)
  • The on-demand valet business model failed. (bloomberg)
  • Technology stocks are once again leading the market. (stockcharts)
  • Music startups are hitting the wall. (medium)
  • An FOMC meeting preview. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Homebuilder confidence held steady in March. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Don’t network your startup to death. (fastcompany)

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