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AVC · 16h ago

ADP Acquires WorkMarket

ADP announced this morning that they have acquired our portfolio company WorkMarket. This is a bittersweet moment for me. WorkMarket has been a big part of my personal portfolio for almost e...
AVC · 1d ago

Pacific Time

It’s that time of year again. The Gotham Gal and I are spending the rest of the winter out west. Blog posts will start coming in around 6am PT/9am ET. We plan to spend this winter in Utah (w...
AVC · 2d ago

Video Of The Week: A Conversation with Fred Wilson and Carlota Perez

This was seven years ago. I went back and watched it recently and it has stood the test of time.
AVC · 3d ago

Funding Friday: Milford Graves Full Mantis

I want to see this documentary when it comes out so I backed it on Kickstarter today to make sure it gets made.
AVC · 4d ago

Owning Yourself

I saw the news today that HuffPo is shutting down their “contributor network.” we are ending the HuffPost contributor platform. The platform, which launched in May 2005, was a revolutionary ...
AVC · 5d ago

Beyond The Bitcoin Bubble

My friend Steven Johnson has penned a long and wonderful piece exploring what lies beyond the speculative market in crypto tokens. This essay, which will run in Sunday’s New York Times Magaz...
AVC · 6d ago


I saw my friend Chris tweet this question yesterday and had to respond: Yubikeys are aweso...
AVC · 1w ago

Light And Love

Today we celebrate the life and teachings of the great Martin Luther King Jr. He had a way with words and among my favorites is this quote, which seems very apropos right now: Darkness canno...
AVC · 1W ago

Some Thoughts On Equity Compensation

A hallmark of startup companies, the tech sector more broadly, and certainly our portfolio companies, is that they include equity in their compensation packages for their employees, often al...
AVC · 1W ago

Audio Of The Week: Empowering Women with Tech – Fereshteh Forough

A few weeks ago on the Gotham Gal’s podcast, she had Fereshteh Forough, founder of Code to Inspire, an organization that teaches women in Afghanistan to code. There is so much to like about ...