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  • Fred Wilson On Disruption: "You Can't Stop What People Ultimately Want To Have Happen"

    New York’s Internet Week featured a panel discussion with Union Square’s Fred Wilson, Hunch’s Chris Dixon and SV Angel’s David Lee. We took a camera to the event and have been posting excerpts all week. In this outtake – the three dive into a discussion about disruption. Read More

  • (Founder Stories) Mike McCue On Surviving A Downturn: The TellMe Years

    (Founder Stories) Mike McCue On Surviving A Downturn: The TellMe Years

    Mike McCue knows a thing or two about raising a lot of money to keep as a war chest for his startups. Recently he just raised $50 million for Flipboard, but at the end of the first dotcom boom he raised $250 million for his last startup, TellMe. Resuming his conversation from Part I of Founder Stories with Chris Dixon, in the video above McCue dives into additional detail about preforming… Read More

  • (Founder Stories) FlipBoard's Mike McCue: The Builder

    (Founder Stories) FlipBoard's Mike McCue: The Builder

    Before Mike McCue discovered how to flip an iPad into a device that made reading digital magazines a cinch, he himself was discovered by some of the biggest names in the tech world while working away in Silicon Valley Woodstock, New York. In this episode of Founder Stories with Chris Dixon, you’ll hear them geek out about programming video games for the TI99 in Extended Basic, how McCue… Read More

  • TC Cribs Tours GroupMe Offices

    TC Cribs: Unlock The Secrets Of GroupMe HQ (Beware The Time-Out Chair)

    Yes, it’s been a long time since we braved the curious smells of LikeALittle’s hacker hose. And while TechCrunch Disrupt may have kept you occupied for a week, that emptiness you’re feeling inside can only really be cured by one thing: a new episode of TC Cribs. Happy to oblige. This episode features GroupMe, the hot startup that has its roots in a TechCrunch Disrupt… Read More

  • Keen On… Peter Stern: How Cable TV Can Win Back Our Trust (TCTV)

    As the Chief Strategy Officer at Time Warner Cable, Peter Stern is responsible for planning the long term future of America’s second largest cable company. Much of his job involves rebuilding both the appearance and reality of the cable industry in a 21st century world of ubiquitous online video and revolutionary consumption devices like the iPad. Stern is at his most provocative in… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang on iCloudy

    Gillmor Gang 6.7.11 (TCTV)

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — were rendered iCloudy in the aftermath of Steve Jobs’ WWDC announcements. Even stalwart Google fanboys Taschek and Marks found it difficult to withstand the halo surrounding Apple’s aggressive move to the Cloud and iOS as the dominant platform moving forward. Read More

  • Keen On… Peter Stern: Does Cable TV Have a Future? (TCTV)

    Peter Stern is not only the Chief Strategy Officer at Time Warner Cable, but he’s also one of the smartest analysts of today’s complex media landscape. So it was a real honor to interview Stern last week in our New York City studio about why cable has a future, why the wired network is critical for wireless to succeed and why he believes that cable at, he says, an average price of… Read More

  • Hornik on VC's Secondary Mania: "If It's Just Money, We're All Fungible" (TCTV)

    August Capital was doing very late stage deals when most VCs refused to. And its early 2000 era buyout of Seagate was one of the better returns in the firm’s history. So why is it mostly sitting out this round of late-stage mega-deal mania? In the final segment of our Ask a VC on the road with David Hornik, he explains why the answer to missing out on Facebook early isn’t dumping… Read More

  • Hornik on Blippy: "Apparently I Was More Interested in Sharing Credit Card Purchases than the Average Person" (TCTV)

    Let’s be honest: One of the reasons David Hornik actually agreed to be on camera at All Things D is that he didn’t have a startup about to file to go public any second. So we talked about some of his more high profile investments that haven’t always lived up to the hype. Hornik explains why reports of Blippy’s death have been greatly exaggerated, and why he says the… Read More

  • David Hornik: Why Real Entrepreneurs Aren't in it for the Money (TCTV)

    We haven’t done Ask a VC for a while thanks to my hectic travel schedule, so I pulled David Hornik out of the hallway at D to catch up on his thoughts on his portfolio and the industry. But first, we chat about the highlights from the All Things Digital conference. Or we started with that and then talked about how the motivation for starting companies is changing in Silicon Valley, given… Read More