08 May '13, 10am

a new level of momentum, the good kind for the Bitcoin trend $BCOIN

The almost two year long slump is over. I've led a new venture investment for USV, which closed a few weeks ago and was announced last night. The company is Coinbase and my blog post announcing the investment is on the USV blog . The WSJ also wrote about it here . This hiatus, which I've blogged about a bit on and off, was mostly a result of being very full up with responsibilities for existing investments. I have made twenty investments since the founding of USV in the fall of 2004 (now 21) and have only exited six, so I have had fourteen investments that I am responsible for at USV. I take our responsibility to our portfolio companies higher than any other work related responsbility and these fourteen companies have required a lot of time and attention over the past two years. Two things have happened to get me off the schneid (a hitless streak if you aren't familiar wit...

Full article: http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2013/05/off-the-schneid.html

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