VCs Wisdom

Everyone expect VCs to have some exotic point of view on markets and industries though rationally there is no basis for it. I would expect VCs to provide insight into the market since they are a hub of ideas and entrepreneurs but somehow things got mixed up.

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Live VC herd effect

We have in Israel a tv show called the sharks, where all kind of entrepreneurs present their inventions to professional investors (one of them is a technology VC) and they either end up with an investment or not during the session. Anyway, yesterday I was a witness to a live investor herd effect. A potential …

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A VC Conflict of Interest

Fred Wilson on A VC blog talks on conflicts of interests that exist in the VC line of business – post. My moral perspective on each conflict mentioned: Confidentiality Conflict – Due to the nature of VCs work, where they meet everyday with different people it is reasonable that pieces of information disclosed or domain …

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Important Israeli VC Initiative

See on Globes [online] – Gemini introduces select ideas to the select few a discussion on a recent initiative by Gemini Israel Funds http://www.gemini.co.il/, an Israeli VC. This initiative is about creating a forum of CIOs from leading global companies that will be exposed to ideas of portfolio companies. It can be a great bridge …

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Unpredictions for 2020 in Cyber Security

The end of the year tradition of prediction is becoming a guessing game as the pace of innovation is increasing towards pure randomness. So I will stop pretending I know what is going to happen in 2020, and I want to write on areas that seem like the most unpredictable for 2020. Below you can …

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Cyber Tech 2015 – It’s a Wrap

It has been a crazy two days at Israel’s Cyber Tech 2015…in a good way! The exhibition hall was split into three sections: the booths of the established companies, the startups pavilion and the Cyber Spark arena. It was like examining an x-ray of the emerging cyber industry in Israel, where on one hand you …

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Bloggers with money

Yesterday I read about VC invetments in two bloggers – VCs see opportunity in blogosphere and It makes me wonder – if a blogger becomes big and rich (especially in a corporate style as VCs like) would he still blog? Maybe. Dudu

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Web 2.0 Visibility Shift

  I’ve read Robert Scobble analysis on MSN Spaces – MSN Spaces Numbers – and I grasped another major difference between web 2.0 companies and other software/technology companies. There are today numerous tools and ways to easily evaluate the success of a web 2.0 venture. This visibility affects tremendously relationship with VCs, consumer confidence and …

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