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Earn.com

The news broke earlier this week that our portfolio company Coinbase has acquired Earn.com. A lot of the press attention was centered around the fact that Earn’s CEO Balaji Srinivasan is becoming Coinbase’s CTO and the backstory…
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Evolving My Writing

While I’ve been writing my entire adult life, I started writing consistently on May 4, 2004, when I began this blog with my first post To Blog or Not to Blog. I ended that first post with the sentence: “I’m still not sure if the…
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Words on slides

If you use Powerpoint, a few principles and tips to keep in mind when using type on a slide: Don't read the words. It's bad enough that people use Powerpoint as a sort of teleprompter. Much worse that you don't trust the audience enough to…
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ShopShops

It’s been a busy week on the USV news front. On Tuesday we rolled out our new thesis and yesterday we announced our latest investment, ShopShops. I was talking to a young woman this week who we are interviewing for our two-year…
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