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

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@aaronwhite the irony/timing of all this was not lost on me!The Trump administration just dismissed the single greatest challenge facing the economy. https://t.co/nbsemSWysb https://t.co/YGxnWA9OfYObituary: David Rockefeller overcame youthful shyness and insecurities https://t.co/Itv6F2SbjZ
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3/24
2017
@mdudas @aweissman @hunterwalk have I mentioned I am a bot? Bot engagement =1/3 human engagement I believe.We extend our deepest sympathies to the Rockefeller family. David Rockefeller led a remarkable life and inspired ma… https://t.co/cPwXfNRxIv
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3/23
2017
Duh- There is no one who buys sneakers left watching TV. "Adidas steps away from TV advertising" https://t.co/xU6mnlOHCF
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3/20
2017
This is impossible https://t.co/u0pdOwfe1K
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3/17
2017
Go @GundotraVic! https://t.co/qmemPXekAW
3/16
2017
@RichBTIG @crupicrupicrupi @adage according to Nielsen @RichBTIG @crupicrupicrupi @adage @ABCNetwork @nbc @CBS @FOXTV What is average viewership of top 500 YouTube creator?Delta: flight delayed from fog Agent: flight delayed from fog FlightAware: your incoming aircraft is still in San Diego #facts #roadwarrior
3/15
2017
BREAKING: We've got Trump tax returns. Tonight, 9pm ET. MSNBC. (Seriously).
Retweeted by David PakmanPeloton CEO John Foley on bikes, revenue and recessions. $170M rev and just 0.3% churn. Homerun! https://t.co/gDfz7Um3nyLikely casualty of ADAS/Autonomous Driving tech — the used car market. https://t.co/RsQnsQhzUo https://t.co/Mj7iHISPxs
3/14
2017
@BenedictEvans Certainly of Google. Not sure "household names" shows any understanding of the space on the part of @nytimesUm, no, they don't. They want to sell components to them. https://t.co/7LrUaFfSxi @jonsteinberg I had the same reaction. But then again, even if it had, the Neisen data is meaningless...Intel confirms $15 billion Mobileye deal. Says immediately accretive to earnings. https://t.co/dPPZ3z5PEU
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3/13
2017
But hey, why would we ever want to reduce demand for oil? https://t.co/VqbA1GoLRD https://t.co/USLGwXaGF9
3/12
2017
Perfection https://t.co/h64W9Ev2tb
3/11
2017
Make polluters great again. Automakers Near a Victory on Rollback of Fuel Standards, via @nytimes https://t.co/3frdbJvkGo
3/6
2017
That moment @PennBasketball nails a 3-pointer w/ 6 seconds left to defeat Harvard 75-72 & clinch a spot in the 1st… https://t.co/w9tbH9QumF
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3/5
2017
Want. Auctioneer to sell off Pink Floyd recording console https://t.co/dmjYDfHWQBImpressive growth rate... https://t.co/WkVmPMzVWLFuture of media: Platforms for self-expression > paid content delivery https://t.co/I5TIGFU5JL+1 @jeremysliew! It's what we all hope to accomplish in this biz. https://t.co/QvfFK6T5OY
3/3
2017
How did studying improv help @DollarShaveClub's @mrdubin in his role as CEO? Listen on our podcast for more. https://t.co/scO7dys0zv
Retweeted by David Pakman.@pakman @AriMNazir I take it back ... at $27 billion, "even dumber money"
Retweeted by David Pakman @Spencerjakab @AriMNazir it's just striking that you call any buyer of top 10 media property at this price "dumb money".70% chance this guy deletes this tweet within 12 months https://t.co/AWYFXinfp9Working on my prez to @Penn entrepreneurs today. Join me 12 noon in Huntsman 270 to discuss consumer tech and AI. https://t.co/QsjaP8oqQT
3/2
2017
NVIDIA GeFORCE GTX 1080 TI (2017) versus the Cray XMP Supercomputer (1984) it isn't worried about. https://t.co/SftZYNwNrC
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3/1
2017
Hey @Penn community, I will be speaking about VC tech investing, machine learning, and more @wharton Thursday 12-1 in Huntsman 270. Come!As Baidu's ~1,300 person AI Group's leader, I feel really proud of how we've transformed the company into an AI business!
Retweeted by David PakmanRace to the bottom guys. Need something more than low prices. https://t.co/e7YgjKzUAl @RebeccaSlatkin Grand Central has two nice courts and is well-priced during the day.The death of TV programmers. "machine-learning algorithms do a better job of surfacing the content a user likes" https://t.co/Leen9bsdO7
2/28
2017
I’ll be joining @reddit for an #AMA today at 9 AM PST... Any questions? https://t.co/OqkmxWQVik
Retweeted by David PakmanGoogle Unveils Neural Network with “Superhuman” Ability to Determine the Location of Almost Any Image https://t.co/U4gBvp8G5t
2/27
2017
@msquinn Sometimes the pause is as long as 10 minutes of applause!
2/26
2017
@anshublog @theinformation and they operate at the app layer already with core bizIt will be interesting to see if @anshublog's Full Stack Fallacy holds here, or if AMZN can win in the app layer. https://t.co/lZhkNiEq4B.@Gillette thus far unsuccessful with "Gillette Shave Club" D2C effort, now cutting prices on blades. https://t.co/JyfSfhYZwf
2/24
2017
2017 digital snapshot: 🌎 population: 7.4b 💻 internet users: 3.77b 📱 mobile users: 4.9b 👫 social users: 2.78b https://t.co/LmMeVnqa6w
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2/20
2017
Jobs created by companies of select immigrant Internet entrepreneurs: Sergey Brin=72k. Elon Musk=36k. Pierre Omidyar=13k. Jerry Yang=9k.
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2/18
2017
@danprimack @rsiegel OK...that does sound pretty scary... @danprimack @rsiegel So you anticipate they...cut costs at the highest growth divisions? DSC is probably most marketing efficient brand at U @rsiegel @danprimack I have seen news of the proposed merger, but why does that upset DSC and acquired startups? @danprimack Why is that, Dan?
2/17
2017
Congrats to @chchien and Goodwater on their new fund! Hoping to continue to work together… https://t.co/tsZQqftm54
2/16
2017
How did NASA's approach to building the space pen inspire @drondemand @hillferguson? Find out on Venrock's podcast:… https://t.co/7U9cZR4c9Q @hunterwalk If you like that, then you will *love* the Cartoon Laws of Physics. https://t.co/ZltQt1Io14
2/15
2017
99.7% of WSJ subscribers right now be like "wut??" https://t.co/EjrzsjFIL4
2/13
2017
A sufficiently advanced AI would chose to fail the Turing Test.
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2/10
2017
@MikeIsaac 6% MAU bump Q4 over Q3 doesn't seem very meaningful.So frustrating! https://t.co/p1DT99ZasCSo the election's impact on @Twitter usage was marginal. https://t.co/yYfHsE5OY6
2/9
2017
@mdudas @SAI clueless
2/8
2017
There's a new professor here @Penn: @JoeBiden. His center will focus on bringing people together across divides. https://t.co/6aFzTwrbWH
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2/7
2017
@fromedome @nxthompson I agree first attempt at this (CableCard) was stymied by cable co's intransigence. But still a good idea.
2/3
2017
Regarding the meeting at the White House: https://t.co/8b1XH4oW6h
Retweeted by David PakmanAnd so it begins... https://t.co/y7DAmab1Cu
2/2
2017
Awesome interview w/ @GoDaddy @spaldrich on @Venrock's podcast – go check it out: https://t.co/qlKPuvagug https://t.co/a8c1mkoy2c
2/1
2017
Love seeing @Penn and Amy Guttman find their voice... https://t.co/weAgE0PuN5
1/31
2017
Proud that more than 400 NYC tech leaders stand up against keeping immigrants & refugees out https://t.co/rm1LKlyV5j @technyc #NoBanNoWall
1/30
2017
As a break from all the madness of the last 24 hours, Fed wins 18. Love you Fed. #greatestever
1/29
2017
Cool day to brag about this https://t.co/KOqkcJOBSS
Retweeted by David PakmanMr. Trump. Steve Job’s biological father’s name was Abdulfattah Jandali. He came to the US as a student. He was from Homs, Syria.
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1/28
2017
@MikeIsaac aolVenrock 8, the work continues. https://t.co/5qspvROpni # via @techcrunch @StefPac @Venrock Thank you, Stefano. It's just the beginning...we only celebrate the opportunity to keep trying to do something great.Venrock 8 - The Anticipation of a Journey https://t.co/6rA0Sn9iLk https://t.co/wKiZ3hznnNThere are now at least 14 "rogue" Twitter accounts from federal science agencies: https://t.co/WOq4Hc5yd1 https://t.co/BpARmzY0xN
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1/26
2017
This is not good. https://t.co/cUJJmnuLpf
1/23
2017
Wow. https://t.co/1ua4XZORP5
1/20
2017
I revisit the fascinating @nest story with the product genius @nestmatt on @Venrock's podcast this week:… https://t.co/iD1J5B5uMv
1/19
2017

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