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I invest in internet companies @Venrock, like @DollarShaveClub, @YouNow, @Smartling, @Dstillery, @AminoApps, @MistyRobotics, and others...

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Fantastic outcome for @mongodb team and investors! Adding this one to my anti-portfolio. Never doubt @dwightmerriman https://t.co/qhjJH6yoQhBet you didn't know: Adobe $ADBE market cap @ $83B now > Salesforce $CRM @ $70B. Pretty amazing run. https://t.co/HVepB6OWTH
Retweeted by David Pakman @sawickipedia @RickWebb Yes, the ones who have choices to whom they sell. @sawickipedia @RickWebb I'm not making my point well: my point is *Netflix* can tell show creators "when Nielsen sa… https://t.co/eJvzWgwloO @sawickipedia I have seen a bunch of the STB data and found it much less accurate/convincing than streaming server logs @sawickipedia Yes, I agree everyone knows the data is wrong. But now Netflix will know precisely how wrong it is.Fun day christening Amazon’s latest wind farm. #RenewableEnergy https://t.co/cTxeXdsFop
Retweeted by David PakmanIt’s important to see experimentation of new models for media platforms. https://t.co/UTpRhOvfT6 https://t.co/jSRkHYLIFgDangerous move for Nielsen. Now Netflix knows *exactly* how wrong Nielsen data is. https://t.co/CrucLr9Klx
10/19
2017
@mdudas @Venrock What a game! @mdudas @Venrock You are the nicest person on Twitter! Thanks Mike.We are thrilled to welcome Tom Willerer to @Venrock to help entrepreneurs build great consumer tech companies! https://t.co/BquHbqcsd2What's so misleading about this statement is that no matter how many "top creators" you try to lure away from YT, m… https://t.co/dR6NZeFCpD @AlbertAGallegos Again, my sincere apologies. @AlbertAGallegos Albert I am so sorry about this. I truly have a conflict and must be in Europe at that time for one of our companies. @aetheric_co I get that they hold back lots of the best lighting effects...but just back-lighting a band with 4 LED… https://t.co/4ufiCWMrCq @DJSnM Sadly happens more often than not.Why do they still subject opening bands to the tyranny of inadequate lighting? Don’t we get to see them too? https://t.co/1WjfQlJevk
10/18
2017
This is really well done, @adamludwin. https://t.co/vtLRSniTXN
10/16
2017
Artist Asler has created an artwork which epitomizes a @POTUS who is bananas and full of baloney. #KUDOS #Brilliant https://t.co/4MRQkSaHRJ
Retweeted by David PakmanSo lovely to see Richie get his due. A NYC musical treasure. https://t.co/E8EiRJnvnW
10/15
2017
Wow: Supreme's secondary market (@Grailed, @ebay and P2P) is likely >= its estimated sales of $150-300 million. https://t.co/VIzzzu1pDE
Retweeted by David PakmanThis is a joke. There’s literally 100’s of thousands of Russian linked Twitter propaganda accounts. What kind of fo… https://t.co/UOK1Owexm4
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10/14
2017
Fantastic nuggets of wisdom from the person who inspires me the most...my partner @BRobertsVC https://t.co/HHWBptmwAY
10/13
2017
Which is why crafting communities atop blockchain platforms will require lots of tools/protocols to avoid decent in… https://t.co/pUi53urJnhYes. And this is why FB, Twitter, Google, etc *are* media companies. They sell attention to advertisers. https://t.co/c2QEUmPuXYHow do influencers get paid for driving so much engagement on social platforms? Some possibilities here... https://t.co/XQoNCzaPXn
10/12
2017
Transparency is key in tough situations. How @nest @nestmatt navigated a product recall https://t.co/LnVSSv3ejw
Retweeted by David Pakman @ianrhett Ian! Spending lots of time on blockchains but not focused on music these days, so not a lot of thoughts t… https://t.co/iusUg39pLs
10/11
2017
The replies to this...so good. https://t.co/02MOMq45TWNvidia says its new supercomputer will enable the highest level of automated driving https://t.co/OF4KG8CUGM via @Verge
10/10
2017
Behavioral econ joke. Asked how he would spend the prize money: “I will try to spend it as irrationally as possible” https://t.co/xBTebbqje8 @ampressman @gerstenzang You could be right. This looks like PC/mobile only. How many server processors does Intel ship/year? @asymcoApple ships more microprocessors than Intel. (Um, wow.) https://t.co/5umPu9l9PJMost ICOs fail. Some good data here. https://t.co/yl5wkrbsMh https://t.co/kbsGhYXdTu
10/9
2017
Jupiter is big https://t.co/poXgvKPZv7
Retweeted by David PakmanComputers are very good at counting and optimizing. https://t.co/ji8XOgxbWq
10/8
2017
The four rules for #robots to become a part of our daily lives by @arobodude https://t.co/YcF1MRpDVn
10/6
2017
An alternative model for influencers to earn money. https://t.co/DBtKtxcf8F via @mashable
10/5
2017
This is not surprising. The company has "fax" in its name... #equifail https://t.co/hy4bG3P5wSGreat profile of Voyage, @olivercameron and his talented team. https://t.co/wEM9TrcsXE
10/4
2017
This is significant movement. I wonder how long it will it take for media planners to change buying behavior? https://t.co/Ia3mqfXukZ
Retweeted by David Pakman @nathanielcohen It can certainly be a determinative factorHere is a complete retention model to help you evaluate churn in your subscription business...Enjoy! https://t.co/15Mji2HsPDChurn is the single metric that determines the success of your subscription service. https://t.co/dsdwWY6oLC
10/3
2017
Alt headline: At 26,150 cars shipped, Tesla has biggest quarter ever. https://t.co/ZnMSxAbQc3The predictable and largely ineffective strategy of legacy brands suing startups. Better to compete! https://t.co/B0p8DUKaJg
10/2
2017
Incredible interview with Adi Sideman @YouNow thanks to fantastic suggestions from @orenzeev @pakman and intro @aweissman loved it! #vc
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9/29
2017
@mgsiegler @CaseyNewton my favorite part of this whole announcement is jack’s view that 140 chars was “arbitrary” but 280 is “thoughtful”Whoa. Good luck, all of retail. https://t.co/ByghR8P4ZM280 characters should give publishers plenty of room to include all the information in their headlines :)
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9/27
2017
This is awesome! (Will take far more than £1 Billion, however...) https://t.co/x1S1GIlLTd
9/26
2017
As much as I'd love Amazon's HQ2 to be in NYC, the politically and culturally-savvy choice would be a red state.“Nextgen Healthcare” LOL https://t.co/WLccTvq9eXNothing Is Too Strange for Cities Wooing Amazon to Build There via @NYTimes https://t.co/McHzgPsTExA reminder of the power of network effects as seen through the AI lens by @NickBeim https://t.co/rvtYIZcJlr
9/25
2017
Growing up is the process of hacking your body and mind toward a greater purpose than mere survival.
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9/24
2017
Get Rid of Equifax https://t.co/24nz4m3pmW
9/21
2017
Yes. This is highly likely. Further commoditization of the HW layer, value moves to the software and the network. https://t.co/hdBlkWRK4r
9/20
2017
@lyon_cao Nope. ETH and other coins @owentripp Shoot! I knew I shouldn’t have passed!Cold pitch, via LinkedIn: We are in town on capital raise for an AI platform driven by Cryptocurrency in Healthcare. About to launch an ICO. @rinaldi224 @aaronwhite No...I have been mining for quite some time, but we decided to undertake a new build. Maybe… https://t.co/YXhWolnXos @rinaldi224 @aaronwhite Yes, using Ethermine for ETH, a few others for other currencies @csmcbride There are tons! CryptoCompare, WhatToMine, Bitcointalk, literally hundreds of sites... @aaronwhite Yes we are doing this with 10 year value in mind. @aaronwhite Yep, ETH + Zcash at the moment. You were on Ethereum early...My son and I upgraded our #Crypto mining rig. Now open-air cooled with six GTX 1070s + one 1080 for > 215 MH/s. https://t.co/0pu3NgoyUW
9/19
2017
Well-written by @jgphilips. What Jamie Dimon Is Missing About Bitcoin https://t.co/B6p5Nmt1H2The @YouNow PROPS manifesto is quite something. First ICO with an existing economy?https://t.co/nUFVUqQe9O https://t.co/g5eA7D36lL
9/18
2017
Exclusive: Makers of live streaming app YouNow plan ICO on Ethereum https://t.co/992J8glnh7
9/15
2017
The @minefilecoin letter to token holders is inspirational and well-done. Hope they do well! https://t.co/FoCiSwl0KV https://t.co/vN6QQZH7iw @ginab You are quoting Neil Pearl now? #rushnerdsunite
9/14
2017
🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/IcVxJMHc4l
9/13
2017
@mikeyavo Fully agree @mikeyavo Only non-US automakers non-Tesla automakers saying this. Big 3 still truculent on this.
9/12
2017
@CoinbaseSupport I have been unable to access my account/trade since 8/22. Three requests to cust support have gone unanswered. Can u help?As intended by Calatrava, the #Oculus is open on #911day, sun will move across its axis at precise time second towe… https://t.co/4Jx0Ca00oz
Retweeted by David PakmanChinese gov't will do more to kick US auto industry into the future than the US (or the automakers themselves) https://t.co/fWKzwAjsUR
9/11
2017

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