Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look at when companies should flip the switch to star generating profits.
Quote of the Day
"The reservation system landscape is rapidly changing, finally, and that’s going to be a good thing for restaurant owners and diners in the long run."(Nick Kokonas)
Chart of the Day
The typical American company is getting older.
- The bloom is off the rose at HQ Trivia. (recode.net)
- Some data that backs up that assertion. (media.thinknum.com)
- Investor syndicates are fragile things. (avc.com)
- Founders often don't know the ultimate investors in venture capital funds. (nytimes.com)
- It's hard to find much of a backlash against Saudi money in Silicon Valley (wsj.com)
- A four-post series on building the ideal board meeting. (feld.com)
- Consumer-facing startups are turning to direct mail. (vox.com)
- TripActions is rebuilding the corporate travel experience. (venturebeat.com)
- Ford ($F) bought scooter company Spin. (techcrunch.com)
- It's hard not to be impressed by the story of Casper mattresses. (davemoon.me)
- A home improvement 'concierge', yes please. (techcrunch.com)