• News

    Uber Raised Some Money

    Go forth and discuss these data points with your Uber driver tonight.

    / Dec 4, 2014 at 5:14 PM
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    How Much Will This Kim Kardashian-Backed/Starring App Raise In VC Money?

    The object of the game (“Kim Kardashian: Hollywood”) is to get rich and famous and involves an animated Kim saying things like “You’re a natural in front of the camera” for a successful photo-shoot and telling you you suck for not hitting on someone’s animated boyfriend. We live in a world in which Morgan Stanley […]

    / Jun 25, 2014 at 5:27 PM
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    the 'yo' concept

    Morgan Stanley Economist Hates Christmas Decorations, Loves 2-Letter Apps

    “…the more I think about it, the more I like the ‘yo’ concept. And it’s not because of the app’s latest feature: you can send a ‘yo’ to the username ‘worldcup’ to receive a ‘yo’ (and nothing else) anytime a team scores a goal. Rather, it’s because I’ve always thought that there is beauty in […]

    / Jun 23, 2014 at 5:05 PM
  • yoapp


    More To Yo Than That Meets The Eye: CEO

    The app, called Yo, lets people say “Yo” to their friends. Tap a name on the app’s list of contacts, and a text notification saying “Yo” pops up on the recipient’s smartphone, along with a recorded voice shouting the syllable. The idea is simple. It may turn out to be a dud. But $1 million […]

    / Jun 18, 2014 at 5:25 PM
  • Hedge Funds, News

    Tech Venture Capital Community Views Hedge Fund Money As Impatient, Unsupportive, Scary, Devil-Esque

    As those of you’ve been paying very careful attention may have noticed, Wall Street is pretty into tech these days. Morgan Stanley is underwriting every single IPO available, Goldman Sachs has money in Mark Zuckerberg’s poking machine and LinkedIn is making Jim Cramer’s head explode. Hedge funds, however, want more. While Peter Thiel famously invested […]

    / Jul 12, 2011 at 10:47 AM

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