09/07/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Characteristics of highly accomplished investors (zeninvestor)
  • These schools dominate the ranks of VC-backed companies. (qz)
  • Has disruption from e-commerce run its course? (latest.13d)
  • Pray for Florida (Miami Herald)
  • Those 3 percent of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed (qz)
  •  Mueller teams up with New York attorney general in Manafort probe (politi.co)
  • How stocks took over asset allocation (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • What you need to know about the global earnings / economic recovery (ETF Trends)
  • Equity dilution, demystified. (medium)
  • They’re Coming For Your 401(k) (thereformedbroker)
  • A discussion with Michael Kim of Cendana Capital a seed stage fund of funds. (medium)
  • Come join my private Twitter club. We’re learning and having fun together. (All Access TRB)
  • On the value of getting outside the office for meetings. (nytimes)
  • Why VC-rich environments are so difficult to replicate elsewhere. (marginalrevolution)
  • What SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund means to the future of investing. (collaborativefund)
  • My friend Peter Lazaroff on the delusion of alternatives (The Experts)
  • Vice Chair Stanley Fischer stepping down from Fed, citing ‘personal reasons’ (CNBC)
  • A calm, levelheaded VC is a good VC. (medium)
  • Harvey flooded 13 of the U.S.’s most toxic waste sites and the EPA says 11 are still inaccessible (qz)
  • Sometimes shrinking your business is right decision for you. (medium)
  • F***in Facebook. (New York Times)
  • This (surprising) college has the highest ‘startup density.’ (blog.ledwards)
  • Flying (electric) cars is still a focus of VCs. (businessinsider)
  • WeWork has ambitions far beyond that of co-working spaces. (wired)
  • Hear the one about the sports radio ponzi? (SEC.gov)
  • What is the best question founders can ask a VC before bringing them onto their cap table? (medium)
  • Apple, Amazon Join Race for James Bond Film Rights (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The VC business is getting younger all the time. (bloomberg)
  • On the importance of knocking out a ‘quick win.’ (m.signalvnoise)
  • The cult of overwork is still a problem. (nytimes)
  • The assets in Bitcoin poised to overtake the assets in gold ETFs (Gadfly)
  • Why every VC needs a well-established filter. (feld)

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