News site Tubefilter describes Fanhouse as “an OnlyFans-esque platform for safe-for-work content”, although it’s also true that OnlyFans itself is trying to get more of that content on its own platform. At […]
The latest company hoping to make a splash in the music/tech investment scene is DBTH Capital, whose founding partner is veteran music executive Virginie Berger. It’s got some money to make […]
US venture-capital exec Mary Meeker has, for many years now, published an annual slide deck on ‘Internet Trends’. Despite their famous length – this year’s, which was published yesterday, is 333 […]
One of the aspects of the music industry’s return to growth is the willingness of music companies (and, indeed, individual artists) to invest in music/tech startups. With that in mind, […]
One of the ways Silicon Valley is under scrutiny for its diversity is the number of women in senior management roles at venture-capital firms. A report from nonprofit group All […]
Hunter Walk is a VC nowadays, but he used to be in charge of YouTube’s product development. In a new blog post on Medium, he’s been remembering what happened when […]
Sean Parker has walked from VC company Founders Fund and will not make any new investments on its behalf, according to reports
Union Square Ventures partner Fred Wilson has invested in the likes of Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, as well as music startups SoundCloud and Turntable.fm.
The WSJ has published a blog that gives a fascinating insight into why VC firms are investing in YouTube Channels like Balcony.fm.
Social site Pinterest has raised a whopping $100m funding round that values the company at around $1.5bn. Existing VC investors Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners and FirstMark Capital all chipped in, but the round was led by Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten.
And still the money comes flooding into new digital businesses, despite increasingly regularly-expressed fears that this could be another tech bubble.
There’s some good reading to be had in the latest Forbes magazine cover story on Justin Bieber. Well, on Justin Bieber’s strategy of investing in startups, specifically.