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  • Howard Hartenbaum on What Is Mobile

    Keen On… Howard Hartenbaum: “In a Couple of Years, Every Business Will Be Mobile”

    Thus spoke Howard Hartenbaum, a partner at August Capital, when he sat down with me last week at our Mobile First CrunchUp event in Palo Alto. For Hartenbaum, who admitted to being “tired” of being pitched “social” start-ups, mobile is the inevitable future of digital businesses – so inevitable, indeed, that he thinks the word will eventually disappear because it… Read More

  • Why Tech Warriors Give Up: A Closer Look At Built To Flip (TCTV)

    There’s a growing debate in Silicon Valley as to whether the rise in angel investors coupled with robust deal activity (from the likes of Google, Facebook, Zynga, etc.) is fostering an unhealthy environment for the industry. It’s not that founders aren’t making money (indeed many are cashing out early) the real issue, as posited by our editor, Michael Arrington, is if this… Read More