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I joined Lightspeed ten years ago. It’s been an amazing ride. We announced $1.2bn of committed capital in our latest fund family last month and four of us have been listed on the CB Insights/NY Times list of top 100

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I recently watched the movie “The Intern” starring Anne Hathaway as CEO of an eCommerce startup and Robert DeNiro as her “senior intern”.

It was a fun movie, and I thought it might also be fun to look …

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One of my favorite things about the tech industry is that reputations and relationships matter. Unlike Wall Street, or Hollywood, people in the tech industry pay it forward and treat each other well.  This isn’t just Northern California touchie feelie; …

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Today we are excited to announce that we are co-leading the first venture round in Blockchain, the leading Bitcoin wallet; a $30M Series A.

We have been studying and investing in the Bitcoin space for a couple of years …

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New content sites like Buzzfeed, Upworthy, ViralNova and PolicyMic*are growing fast through social sharing. Yesterday Facebook made some changes to their newsfeed algorithm that will deprecate low quality memes and highlight high quality stories that get clicked and read a …

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Bitcoin has been on a nice run over the last few months, currently trading above $500 USD/BTC.

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A large driver of the run up has been growing demand for Bitcoin in China. BTC China has always been …

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In yesterday’s Facebook earnings call, a lot of concern has been raised about how teen usage on Facebook has dropped slightly. Said Facebook’s CFO:

“Our best analysis of youth engagement in the U.S. reveals that usage of Facebook among

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Social media sites by definition involve user generated content. In some cases, like Youtube comments or Chatroulette, that makes for some unpleasant behavior. In other cases, like Pinterest and Quora, the better angels of our nature win out. The difference …

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We all know that internet usage is steadily shifting over to mobile. We also know that mobile phones are not just mini laptops. User behavior changes on mobile phones. I have a guest column in Pando Daily today that talks …

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Education is a topic near and dear to my heart. Today I attended the demo day for Co.lab, an incubator focused on the intersection of edtech and games. Co.lab is a joint venture between the non profit venture philanthropy …

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