Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz; amazon.com/Secrets-Sand-H…; father of three amazing/crazy girls
"Mayeda and her team found that average memory performance between 60 and 70 declined 61 percent faster for married mothers who never worked than for married mothers who did work." https://wapo.st/2lCVcoZ?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.62769cbfdb19
A simpler form of this graph: Red = tech largely absent from these industries; Blue = tech largely present in these industries. https://twitter.com/Noahpinion/status/1151191888294117377
Asymmetry and the Venture Capitalist https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-07-16/information-asymmetry-and-the-venture-capitalist
Does investing in emerging markets still make sense? - https://on.ft.com/2jZmKV4 via @FT
BTW, the long form reporting that @carlquintanilla did tonight on @CNBC on this topic is definitely worth watching.
RT @skupor: "In many respects, [crypto] is a throwback to the permission-less innovation that brought us the internet we know today. For th…
Thanks @TR401 for the innovative book review! And thanks to @eladgil for sharing the book in the first place! https://twitter.com/TR401/status/1150815820811046914
RT @skupor: "In many respects, [crypto] is a throwback to the permission-less innovation that brought us the internet we know today. For th…
Looking forward to it https://twitter.com/BizRadio132/status/1150850911348170752
RT @skupor: "In many respects, [crypto] is a throwback to the permission-less innovation that brought us the internet we know today. For th…
A candidate for the understatement of the year?? "I hope there was nothing that we did that made it appealing to them." https://cnb.cx/2NRULET
"In many respects, [crypto] is a throwback to the permission-less innovation that brought us the internet we know today. For the free market, there is no better remedy to monopolistic behavior." https://nyti.ms/2LkEJBj
RT @skupor: Great to see this profile of @johnofa - one of the most humble and genuine in the business. Lucky to have had the opportunity t…
RT @skupor: Great to see this profile of @johnofa - one of the most humble and genuine in the business. Lucky to have had the opportunity t…
Great to see this profile of @johnofa - one of the most humble and genuine in the business. Lucky to have had the opportunity to work alongside him at both Loudcloud/opsware and @a16z. https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/the-dubliner-who-backed-23bn-slack-38309126.html
The myth of the myth of the hot hand. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/momentum-isnt-magic-vindicating-the-hot-hand-with-the-mathematics-of-streaks/
"People are quite open to showing solidarity for people who are like themselves. They don't show solidarity for people who are different." https://nyti.ms/2NWfwPU
 
I am now thankful to President* Trump and Vice President* Pence for showing me EXACTLY how every person in my life thinks. It is better to know the truth than to live in denial. https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/943544532741734400?s=21
Good story on Darren Walker's helm at the Ford Foundation https://nyti.ms/2xMrSyQ
"The trend away from liberal democracies is bad for Jews, period." https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-new-anti-semitism-11562944476
Great read from @mims on the history of Visicalc, Lotus 123 and platform shifts. https://www.wsj.com/articles/40-years-later-lessons-from-the-rise-and-quick-decline-of-the-first-killer-app-11562990402
"And worse it dooms my children. How is my son supposed to apply to high school in September?" https://www.wsj.com/articles/oxycontin-made-the-sacklers-rich-now-its-tearing-them-apart-11562990475
RT @ifindkarma: @ro2002 @TrueFactsStated @skupor @troutgirl @Lights4Liberty P.S. Berlin #Lights4Liberty was SO COOL: https://t.co/RuuY7kzP…
RT @KurtWagner8: NEW on Bloomberg Terminal: FTC Approves Facebook Privacy Settlement Worth About $5 Billion, via @damclaugh
RT @ritholtz: MIB with Scott Kupor, managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz -- @skupor killer stuff https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/masters-in-business/e/62522975?autoplay=true
Really enjoyed it @ritholtz https://twitter.com/ritholtz/status/1149727610022375427
Thanks for the detailed feedback on the book, @ifindkarma and @troutgirl https://twitter.com/ifindkarma/status/1149559014717456389
Ever since I had the opportunity to talk with @ritholtz, I must admit I've been binge listening to Masters in Business and he has an incredible roster of fascinating people. I highly recommend you check it out... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2019-07-11/scott-kupor-discusses-technology-startups-podcast via @business
 
. my only complaint is that I'm too old to run for more than 45-50 minutes, so I always miss the last section of his interviews!
I think (?) this is the first Reg A+ crypto offering to be approved by the SEC https://www.wsj.com/articles/sec-clears-blockstack-to-hold-first-regulated-token-offering-11562794848
Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-retrain-a-third-of-its-u-s-workforce-11562841120
Very excited to be growing our fin tech team today with the addition of Anish Acharya - now a TripleA threat! https://a16z.com/2019/07/11/anish-acharya/
David Epstein’s Range: An Unconventional Guide to Success by John Eden https://link.medium.com/yKAU8u0QdY
"'Would it be ok if one of your male colleagues accompanied you?'" https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/07/10/governor-candidate-says-female-journalist-cant-shadow-him-unless-she-brings-man-along/?utm_term=.5282e993aa4f#click=https://t.co/4bkbBehGA4
BTW - I believe there are a few limiters today on the # of companies that can directly list: (1) no need for primary capital; (2) broad pre-IPO retail/institutional investor awareness; and (3) relatively robust secondary trading market in the months leading up to the offering
Good story from @richhend at @FT on whether the direct listing trend will grow and potential implications https://twitter.com/Rahul_J_Mathur/status/1149008745130811392
Interesting story on the cyclical nature of lesser-skilled employment and compensation trends in declining and rising economic markets https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-record-expansions-surprise-winners-the-low-skilled-11562763602
Thanks very much, Michael - really appreciate that. https://twitter.com/mjmauboussin/status/1148656441416409088
President Trump Can’t Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules https://www.wsj.com/articles/president-trump-cant-block-twitter-users-federal-appeals-court-rules-11562685206
Thanks for chatting with me @dannyfortson - it was lots of fun! Not sure if "frenemies" is a real word, but it certainly captures the situation well! https://twitter.com/dannyfortson/status/1148370049951916033
Proud father - excited to see my oldest daughter (@aekupor) starting on her (almost) professional journey! https://blog.hackerrank.com/developers-take-collaboration-and-mentorship-crucial-in-software-development/
Interesting that many countries that seem to care most about protecting user identity from private companies (e.g.,GPDR) utilize a broad set of government-run user surveillance systems (e.g., CCTV, London Underground tracking) https://www.ft.com/content/858cdc32-a17f-11e9-974c-ad1c6ab5efd1 via @financialtimes
Potential MA anti-discrimination law re funding female entrepreneurs via @danprimack newsletter this am https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/07/04/venture-capitalists-oppose-plan-bar-discrimination-investments/yawBDSjWAsLDCJu7xkiB2I/story.html
If you cut through all of the diet, nutrition and health data, it seems we really know one thing only: calories are all that matters! https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/well/move/weight-loss-gain-exercise.html#click=https://t.co/ziwE16Jsb3
Kalamazoo data: Good growth in college enrollment across all ethnic and income groups, but graduation rates still highly divergent https://www.wsj.com/articles/does-free-college-work-kalamazoo-offers-some-answers-11561741553?mod=e2twe&page=1&pos=1
"To call this argument baloney would be an insult to cold cuts." https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-fireworks-over-share-buybacks-are-duds-11562338801
"I was the richest girl in the room usually. Now? Never. I feel like a little pauper." https://on.ft.com/327Sdp3 via @FT
Yikes - traveling with young kids is always tough. Mine used to perfectly time their sleep for about 5 minutes before landing! Hope the guy didn't keep everyone else up with his reading - good book at least :) https://twitter.com/LaurenGoode/status/1147072655725649923
Read this thread if you are an entrepreneur or a VC thinking about taking money from non-US investors https://twitter.com/jefffarrah/status/1146453151370895360
Reanimating the mammalian brain https://nyti.ms/2RR5gqj
47 years later, a Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering may be the key to passage of the ERA https://www.wsj.com/articles/equal-rights-amendment-could-soon-be-back-in-congress-11562155202?shareToken=st3a51bc71ad8c4d66a77b4a4a963d7962 via @WSJ
Curious what all the fuss is about with direct listings? @jpm25 lays it all out here: https://a16z.com/2019/07/02/direct-listings/ via @a16z
Dapper Dan on Creating Style, Logomania and Working With Gucci, cc @bhorowitz https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/07/01/magazine/dapper-dan-hip-hop-style.html
Interesting data analyzing the latest Supreme Court term https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/29/us/supreme-court-decisions.html
ESG at work https://www.wsj.com/articles/even-1-trillion-cant-make-world-better-place-11561906980
RT @DanielleMorrill: @skupor started reading your book! At Mattermark “Venture Deals” was required reading... it is so important to keep th…
More art than science https://theirrelevantinvestor.com/2019/06/12/more-art-than-science/
@skupor started reading your book! At Mattermark “Venture Deals” was required reading... it is so important to keep this info fresh, accessible, and relevant. Thanks for writing it!
 
Thank you, Danielle - look forward to your feedback
Alternative headline: It's generally a good idea not to be a jerk https://twitter.com/NPR/status/1141617949142335488
 
#KindnessMatters 🌸🌺
"Looking at more than 13,000 startups over five years, Crunchbase found that those started by women in gender-neutral categories -- like advertising and wearables -- get 54% less funding than female-founded businesses that cater to women." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-18/the-gender-gap-in-vc-funding-is-even-worse-for-these-women via @technology
 
has experienced this first-hand: “Women who run highly technical companies say the sexism they face from potential investors ranges from subconscious to overt. They say they’re not taken seriously as experts in their field and that they have to go above and beyond...”
What do VC and cocktail parties have in common? https://medium.com/p/how-to-raise-money-from-a-vc-6637e31543a5
 
Between 3 success factors — team, market, and product — which is most important? “Everything starts and ends with market size.” A great team seems more investable than a great market with meh team because markets are living organisms so great teams can adapt when markets shift.
 
 
 
 
 
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