Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look at why capital should follow talent and not the other way around.
Quote of the Day
"(W)e are in a golden era of tech entrepreneurship where anyone with an idea can make a go of it."(Fred Wilson)
Chart of the Day
How worried should we be about the drop off in seed stage investments?
- Some details from Lime's pitchbook. (axios.com)
- Bird is operating in Indianapolis whether the city likes it or not. (indystar.com)
- Scooters go global: Lime has come to Paris. (ft.com)
- Life insurance sales are dropping. Startup Ethos wants to make the process easier for buyers. (techcrunch.com)
- How 82 Labs is building a hangover cure powerhouse. (bloomberg.com)
- The Softbank Vision Fund is investing a lot of capital but are they making good decisions? (ft.com)
- Goldman Sachs ($GS) has a pretty good track record investing in startups. (wsj.com)
- Despite all the hype, the percentage of startups in the US economy is shrinking. (qz.com)
- Two takeaways from the Theranos mess. (collaborativefund.com)
- A business exit is supposed to be a great thing. Why it can be a risk for those with mental illness. (linkedin.com)