• How pro rata works in venture capital deals Crunch Network

    How pro rata works in venture capital deals

    To the uninitiated, startup fundraising can be confusing. And even some of the resources designed to be approachable for the newcomer often raise more questions than they answer. So we’ve launched a series called “A Startup Takes Flight” to simply explain the dynamics of fundraising and deal terms. Read More

  • Any headphones can be Bluetooth headphones with Jack

    Any headphones can be Bluetooth headphones with Jack

    When Apple decided to strip its flagship phones of the headphone jack, certain people were angry. Those relying on the headphone jack for non-music things were grumpy, but so were those of us who had recently dropped hundreds of dollars on new, high-end headphones. Jack — a Kickstarter campaign in its final hours — offers reprieve to both groups. Read More

  • Jack Dorsey Confirms Departures Of Several Twitter Execs

    Jack Dorsey Confirms Departures Of Several Twitter Execs

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has confirmed the departures of Twitter execs, who oversaw the product, engineering, media and HR teams. Was really hoping to talk to Twitter employees about this later this week, but want to set the record straight now: pic.twitter.com/PcpRyTzOlW — Jack (@jack) January 25, 2016 In a statement, posted to Twitter on Sunday, Dorsey wrote: “I’m sad… Read More

  • Twitter Spring

    Twitter Spring

    I read the news today oh boy. Well actually, I didn’t. In a realtime Twitter world where everything looks like news, none of it is. The Steve Jobs anniversary stories are just one measure of this logjam, but something deeper than his tragic demise is troubling the technology business. What news is and why we crave it are being disrespected by Twitter’s recent moves, and the result… Read More

  • Too Soon

    Too Soon

    Steve Jobs didn’t invent Twitter. In a week of relentless tributes, somehow that gives me some relief. Not that I buy the anti-Steve story, that we are imprisoned as artists in the closed architecture of the Apple walled garden. How soul-crushing it is to enjoy things for their beingness. Bah. Read More

  • Hey Kids, What Time Is It?

    As Mark Twain, or Yogi Berra, famously said, reports of Twitter’s or Foursquare’s death are exaggerated. There’s way too much left from picking over RSS’s carcass. No, seriously, I really mean that. There’s way too much value lurking in Jack Dorsey’s original pivot from a bike messenger dispatch service to be mined, and who better than Dorsey to lead the… Read More

  • jill-e designs steps up and produces manly camera bags dubbed jack

    jill-e designs have been around for a while with great, but pricey, camera bags. the firm has won numerous awards but is now stepping in to the male arena with its jack lineup. three different bags make up the line starting with a rolling camera bag, followed by a messenger style, and lastly, a medium sized case. all the models are made out of rich brown colombian leather, with contrasting… Read More