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I help build companies. Favourite designer: @haleymclane. « Persons are not things or processes but openings through which the infinite manifests ».

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@bznotes @ricfulop He’s really fast with the broom.Sorry for delay @POTUS. Was on a plane back from Munich where General McMaster confronted Russia over its meddling.… https://t.co/tX1Iu6nQUk
Retweeted by Fred Destin @lorakolodny A truly bizarre article from someone who’s clearly never practiced yoga, used modern fabrics and has s… https://t.co/xiGSlSilsH @sfermigier Tout en PHP et gros contributeurs a symfony. @pereimau Ok i just did but it seems mostly retweets and opinions. Abramson does actual research - this is what I’… https://t.co/oznYNUVa1eAh, oui ! ... le fameux cas DailyMotion, « entreprise stratégique » dont le code était en open source 😂😂😂 https://t.co/yONYCMTJJq @MikalFM Yes because as we know America doesn’t have an incarceration problem. And no bias in incarceration. So f… https://t.co/YF4ARz2vT1 @umairh And very striking is how much of America lives with constant fear. Fear of their neighbours, to start with… https://t.co/QgrXhidt1I @pereimau @catraeger1 Try Seth Abramson and add a bit of diversity.One of the worst performing states in terms of schooling may be about to test the “gun free zones are the problem”… https://t.co/irYElpwIMC @AntoniolaReis I don’t Uber has troops in Eastern Europe, control over critical pipelines, expansionist views, link… https://t.co/YYS0ofC5RkI still can't fund founders who are waiting to quit their jobs before they go full time. I get the financial constr… https://t.co/WEqrff0Thf
Retweeted by Fred Destin @msuster He’s also just talking about ad buys and not fake content so it’s such as partial view of the world as to… https://t.co/amHpeXkMZm @AntoniolaReis And I find it frankly suspect that people like Hannity scream «no collusion» at the top of their lun… https://t.co/ftpY4jfV19 @AntoniolaReis But I think the broader point here is that you have state-sponsored industrial-scale propaganda and… https://t.co/X9rlTPem1L @AntoniolaReis I think soros, unless I’m mistaken, has always been pretty clear about his objectives and actions wh… https://t.co/k5HXk8VuNV
2/18
2018
"How much ARR — quite roughly — do you expect a SaaS company to have when it raises its Series A/B round? Here's th… https://t.co/4e7mVBeCFG
Retweeted by Fred DestinWow! Noma is back and cooler than ever. https://t.co/LGDI0EMcMd.@Borthwick just announced betaworks Studios, a place for builders: https://t.co/28y2qn3RuL Next time I visit NY,… https://t.co/icAgpfBygz
Retweeted by Fred DestinSeems pretty disingenuous to attack the media on this and *not* address the issues of fake accounts and viral conte… https://t.co/sLsHFq5adM @igiannako Roger that 🙄This is quick read to take you through key elements of the Mueller indictment in plain English. Recommended. https://t.co/B9BxTzxFzIBookmarks versus Guns. https://t.co/uQa4eQIDWK @aral Yeah man I totally get you and think about this often. Always the question of whether you can do good work i… https://t.co/r5j5c4Gjrp @aral But this is a good discussion. Profit motives usually end up destroying the original dream or damaging the m… https://t.co/HMIf3GGPrc @aral Well I’d definitely rather invest out of an infinite horizon pool of capital with no pressure to return cash.… https://t.co/mhNGqSOn4P @faith_still @Nichbouffard @markpopham There have been some police supervised tests where participants were warned… https://t.co/p9jAU12a74 @aral I take offense with making this so generic Aral. Some of us really care about building sustainable companies… https://t.co/Kpzo3apOpJSwitzerland taking a regulatory lead in bid to become « Crypto Valley ». Good thread detailing some of the regs f… https://t.co/Jz3OrEa9A3Chelsea trustafarians : now peddling ICO’s at Bluebird 🙄LeBron is paying $41 million to send 1,100 underprivileged kids to college. His foundation recently broke ground on… https://t.co/vOszM7aTyW
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2/17
2018
@msuster For sure. NRA has been winning legislative battles at local level for twenty years (concealed carry etc.)… https://t.co/zgDCjK9dJASuper founders, well deserved! https://t.co/z3g3VfrEeI+1. First step in healthy entrepreneur -VC relationships is for everyone to step off their pedestals 👍. Cc… https://t.co/0bLw34MpsA @tedcooke Cue backflips, drone swarms, automated perfect marksmen, etc... but funny !On gun free zones - gun control opponents base they entire view of the world on the generally false notion that “go… https://t.co/x5e1RHoctv
2/16
2018
@runvc Hey my man. Anytime you’re over in London come stay at mine!Excited to join the @a16z team! https://t.co/aZuUqvTFBe
Retweeted by Fred Destin @runvc Jake!32 years ago today, Larry Bird recorded a triple double by scoring 10 of 21 field goals with his off, left-hand.… https://t.co/zsNZKrxlGu
Retweeted by Fred DestinI hope ever member of Congress saw this interview Melissa Falkowski, teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas explains… https://t.co/y9f29qSdwn
Retweeted by Fred DestinHa! Once, a co-founder of a company we were selling (in a life-changing outcome) came in and pitched the key share… https://t.co/kpj4WixtprThe United States is not #1 in much. Not education, not healthcare, not economic equality, none of that. We're… https://t.co/ExJG1sJ1xQ
Retweeted by Fred DestinSadly, it takes a Canadian cartoonist (@CH_Cartoon) to capture the insanity of gun politics in this country. https://t.co/WhbxbtoZnE
Retweeted by Fred DestinSome of the most concise & valid advice for early stage investing I’ve seen simply codified | via @GVteam partner… https://t.co/hGrOCrxp9l
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2/15
2018
So? Standard VC maths at work, no?? 24 months of runway from last SoftBank investment, no ??? 😂🤔🙀 https://t.co/m3U9j6LHmtNice. https://t.co/zHetzgQfeKHuge congrats to the immensely talented @AndreasSaari for his promotion to CEO at one of my real faves @SlushHQ goi… https://t.co/loPj1IgzHV
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2/14
2018
@miketrap Watch out you’re going to start to sound like a VC 😂The best software disappears. @hyperfekt Porn is a specific type of content that is covered by existing laws, relatively easy to detect and where… https://t.co/T3yX5frWVDIncredibly deep account of the revolution inside Facebook - brilliantly captures the complexities of platform vs. p… https://t.co/HBfsMViglKAs a contractor you will probably never work anywhere that matters on anything that matters. Don’t optimise for pre… https://t.co/yKDDClZYtd
Retweeted by Fred Destin @hyperfekt Plus porn is a giant profit machine and can well afford proper controls @hyperfekt I am absolutely anti government intervention in media but kids can access gang bang gifs in 0.5 seconds and that’s not coolHahahah absolument ridicule de la part des avocats des brioches @pasquier_fr - shame on you 😂 - cc @gaelduval - que… https://t.co/75UQVQL5snI would 100% support harsh regulation that would put the onus on porn sites to properly verify age, at the very lea… https://t.co/FjwdmOqhrMGreat post. Really hitting end of cycle for VC fundraising. Macro trend is strong, but new funds need “transfera… https://t.co/apxNRJZuPYwe are all going to die https://t.co/fAUyR2S9hX
Retweeted by Fred Destinhttps://t.co/L0jhhc9wn0 Nearly a year since I listened to it and I can say this single podcast changed my life in s… https://t.co/OXHLU3IiKt
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2/13
2018
What a great episode! https://t.co/9St1J6zzke @lisafleisher You’d think they would have solved the perverse « speed incentive » by now given how essential this i… https://t.co/yeyHAw4sjP @robinwauters Haha totally. Waiting for the day people only write about things they are truly knowledgeable about… https://t.co/x8uh8Dd7ADSpot on average KPIs being lazy measures. Most consumer companies know this well and segment hard + look at contri… https://t.co/ktC1ETrXvG“ it was revealed that nearly one in three Oxford colleges failed to admit a single black student in 2015, and that… https://t.co/kupLxSc3Nu
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2/12
2018
This is what I come home to - (vintage) fur + my Joy Division t-shirt + no shoes and working her ass off on a (pink… https://t.co/1Adfu2ZJFAMind blown by Andreas Gursky at the @haywardgallery https://t.co/f4DpicYHX7
2/11
2018
Very cool to see. Have used @unsplash since launch and love it. Well done @mikaelcho #proudinvestor. https://t.co/fn3ZuJDI1Z
2/9
2018
“There is no real ending. It’s just the place when you stop the story” - Frank Herbert. @stevegraham @GabbiCahane Well the usual alternatives are totalitarian or religious and I don’t like either 😱Season 2 lit af right now https://t.co/jswCeUsuWZ
Retweeted by Fred Destin @stevegraham @GabbiCahane Mmmh ok and agree on taking ownership of your own future - but you can also believe in co… https://t.co/Z5DJ0tH5zA @stevegraham @mikekelly85 Virtue signalling 🙄 @stevegraham @GabbiCahane Haha yeah Ok spoken like a true warrior 👊 I’m a believer in the need to break down power structures though. @stevegraham I don’t honestly know how to rank relative disadvantage but I feel you and my buddy @GabbiCahane can p… https://t.co/4v0exGHXbE @levelsio My favourite being « this is probably a very naive or stupid question but... » followed by absolutely killer question @stevegraham Which is not to say talent can’t allow you to defy the system etc etc 🔥 @stevegraham General point is a valid one IME. I used to be so impressed by early « tech era » founders for taking… https://t.co/kpQXANqEU7
2/8
2018

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