Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look back at the year in startups and venture capital.
Quote of the Day
"I meet people early in their professional lives who spend too much time calculating the anticipated outcome versus understanding why they were making the decision in the first place."(Hunter Walk)
Chart of the Day
The rising number of unicorns are prime candidates for IPO.
- How the Vision Fund affects other VCs. (institutionalinvestor.com)
- Masayoshi Son of Softbank is spending money freely on startup investments. Is he doing it the right way? (bloomberg.com)
- Can Olcer, "Remember, more work doesn’t equal more success." (hackernoon.com)
- Fred Wilson, "Referencing is an art more than a science." (avc.com)
- Advice on startup hiring is often wrong. (artplusmarketing.com)
- Why the digital-born news outlets, think Vice and Buzzfeed, are in trouble. (niemanlab.org)
- GreenSky is now the most highly valued online lender in the US. (wsj.com)
- A look at the 57 companies that became unicorns in 2017. (visualcapitalist.com)