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Town Meeting day in my little New England town. For all the handwringing over the future of American democracy, sti… https://t.co/Hrca6BzqSpLot of coverage of Uber/Lyft drivers protesting for higher pay. Last month I spoke with one such driver in Los Ange… https://t.co/1O6yDAUdQ2 @brooke @BoltVC @BenEinstein no.I got ahold of Pinterest financials in 2015. Back then, they forecast $2.8 billion in revenue by 2018 and 329 milli… https://t.co/7MN1FDSEvl
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3/23
2019
@Paul__Walsh @johnbiggs @BoltVC @BenEinstein neither one is active here.I have asked the two remaining lead partners @BoltVC for comment on the @BenEinstein situation. Neither has replied.Pinterest files for IPO https://t.co/S4GmEetuCvAnother VC-backed IPO filing, but this one is for an immunotherapies startup. Still waiting on @Pinterest https://t.co/UZe24xCm5hNot sure which is more notable: Zoom Video is profitable. Everyone is so surprised that a VC-backed tech company is profitable.Zoom Video files for IPO https://t.co/OBQwhCYxw1Today in terrible: 19-year-old Parkland survivor takes her own life https://t.co/nprZwJc5mnHey @Pinterest ... tick tock, tick tock https://t.co/sGktNaNqELVenture capitalist @JoshuaKushner now into turnarounds, as he buys a piece of the Memphis Grizzlies https://t.co/qMbFOscnh2Scoop on how this went down: At lunch last week, Kudlow showed Trump Stephen Moore’s op-ed in WSJ. Trump said: Why… https://t.co/BKchCi57zz
Retweeted by Dan PrimackEarlier this week, @DionRabouin and I discussed the Fed becoming more politicized on the Pro Rata Podcast. But Tru… https://t.co/qhgdsAORlgThis week's Pro Rata Podcasts: 👱Trump "buys" Facebook https://t.co/A8jIZ0zGEo 💰The Fed gets political… https://t.co/MBT0azrOcwTough times in farm country https://t.co/xdARnEShjeBonus Pro Rata podcast this morning: Revisiting our December conversation on Universal Basic Income with 2020 presi… https://t.co/8nW6kc3ofU
3/22
2019
After 2 years, Trump announces pick for U.S. chief technology officer https://t.co/1lvC7fj48vWell, this is certainly the hardest thing I've ever written: Cancer, Privilege, and the End of My Time with Bolt https://t.co/QxVwMUdE5r
Retweeted by Dan PrimackPay for it on the terminal, or get it for free here on Twitter. https://t.co/Oqoqw0MwGTThis is great https://t.co/jpClERKO7h
Retweeted by Dan Primack @californiacpa21 @danielm6 oh, to be clear, i'm not saying it won't be bought up and likely price way above its ran… https://t.co/1ZAoyDcKBC @felixsalmon It's not ready to roll out a self-driving fleet of that scale yet (let alone the regulations) so "yes" for now. @danielm6 yup. @felixsalmon You get the existing driver fleet. The existing user base. And, most importantly, THE DATA. @felixsalmon Uber can't buy Lyft. Anti-trust issues (that comes from sources at Uber -- they feel it's a no-go). B… https://t.co/XKkoaUKwt8This isn't true. Investors are absolutely certain that it is unprofitable, and will be for the foreseeable future. https://t.co/FENMnuN8VKBiting the hand that could start raising rates again. https://t.co/FCgsCYssPwThis is simply inspired https://t.co/ow8i0L1XGsSCOOP via @BarakRavid: Mike Pompeo told him that if Israel does not limit its ties with China, the U.S. could reduc… https://t.co/t790EeUqNJ
Retweeted by Dan PrimackGreat to see over 1,300 Axios Pro Rata readers playing in our March Madness contest. Good luck to all!This is a pretty huge miss -- Alight wanted to raise up to $800 million... bigger than the Levi Strauss IPO. https://t.co/47wfpsBut9Wonder which will happen first: Tournament upset or @espn gets it Groups functionality back online."working at facebook is like living the Sideshow Bob stepping on rakes GIF" — FB employee, to me
Retweeted by Dan PrimackCheck out the daily Axios Pro Rata podcast on Apple iTunes, including today's episode in which I discuss the Biden/… https://t.co/rxCzOkmJMOIn 2011, just as "Game of Thrones" was about to become a worldwide phenomenon, Emilia Clarke faced the first of two… https://t.co/yqhGNa6NWp
Retweeted by Dan PrimackJust wondering how many times tomorrow someone from Nike will examine/check/doublecheck Zion's shoes, before he actually laces them up. @sherman4949 @THR "quite a bit of change" = staff cuts "streamlining operations" = staff cuts "optimization of our… https://t.co/3E4hU9sc7u
Retweeted by Dan PrimackPro Rata Podcast is all new, talking with @mikeallen about the pros/cons of @JoeBiden (possibly) picking… https://t.co/lQccUN5VVZ @pt @frumpy I'd bet anything there's already an app specifically for that. @JuellStewart I literally wrote that her mission was laudable. @emilybest How exactly was it "unresearched?" We spoke with Arlan and investors in the firm. Plus have been keepi… https://t.co/4KXmRTpoaRHappy trails to @AdamGraciaNBC, who has been co-producing Pro Rata Podcast since inception. He's moving onto bigger… https://t.co/RWbaxHp8ezScoop: Biden advisers debate Stacey Abrams as out-of-the-gate V.P. choice https://t.co/bHXnFXGajS @JuellStewart I didn't attribute her "success" to either of those things. I attributed the level of media coverage… https://t.co/S3LsNG4wcR
3/21
2019
Levi Strauss IPO set to test waters for tech unicorns https://t.co/nsxHoqOxPF https://t.co/co8B5SvCEo @delwilliams @rianalynn @ArlanWasHere @axios That is a ridiculous thing to write. (although now i need to check o… https://t.co/4wHPHjbVrtNew Pro Rata Podcast is now up: The Fed gets political https://t.co/yJzgNl5HvC https://t.co/rmBC4XnvsX @JuellStewart No one is being "underestimated." She said the firm would accomplish something by a certain time, but… https://t.co/140tmYprnW @davidmullings @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere I'm not "against" Arlan… https://t.co/5HHubUf72H @davidmullings @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere Not gonna… https://t.co/aRAcwM3yry @davidmullings @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere Have you not been readi… https://t.co/9wPycvLVXv @davidmullings Arlan told me that she now hopes to get there in a year or two & that firm's focus pivoted. Obviousl… https://t.co/XeWEPJgK67 @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere I never ca… https://t.co/bfvNFveOpp @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere I deleted… https://t.co/g2dg1IaAYB @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere And I neve… https://t.co/dwQ5KUthhf @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere I picked t… https://t.co/cJaEjWpNYI @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere Had it rai… https://t.co/mH8wLOcSdx @MsPackyetti @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere It was sup… https://t.co/tzFpDHPZXI @svsfo @ArlanWasHere corporate sponsorshipsBeto the blank https://t.co/5RsPKtGqxN
Retweeted by Dan Primack @impcapital @mattocko @axios @ArlanWasHere I wrote there were feelings that she and the firm had spread themselves… https://t.co/kB2UcGZvoC @impcapital @mattocko @axios @ArlanWasHere But this broader idea that for some reason I shouldn't report on Backsta… https://t.co/J8n9nSZAGZ @impcapital @mattocko @axios @ArlanWasHere Not a first-time fund manager. This is a second fund. @TwannaHarris @ArlanWasHere @IngrahamAngle @KingJames I never wrote that Arlan shouldn't keep trying or that Backst… https://t.co/ACxqRYZVln @RadzMpofu @SekaiFarai @noreaster @monicasblack @davidmullings @Backstage_Cap @ArlanWasHere I said the fundraising… https://t.co/3RrI8XwlJB @SekaiFarai It's not in flight. It's still on the runway.
3/20
2019
If this is true after just two days of road-show, it's pretty remarkable. And means they've gotta be popping champa… https://t.co/AUQYbcNNlKThe happiest person is baseball today isn't Mike Trout. It's Mookie Betts.And now gone are all his old tweets in which he insulted me. Goodbye to a fun piece of my social media history. https://t.co/1B5gg2ak9Z @jyasskin @SekaiFarai I didn't call her a failure. @adblanche Always a big fan of constructive criticism. @SekaiFarai I didn't "create a narrative of failure." The fund was supposed to hold a first close by year-end. It d… https://t.co/ltuXi5jR9zFor the record: @ArlanWasHere says the fundraising for Backstage's next VC fund is not "stopped." It hasn't attract… https://t.co/uYFNOa58pR @CherissaIAm I write about VC firms when they raise funds. And also when they don't. And when they change strategie… https://t.co/TpL17WmAts @ArlanWasHere You also wrote me: "Maybe 1-2 years from now, we’ll be able to attract the funding we deserve." @ArlanWasHere @Mr_McFly @Backstage_Cap You told me that the anchor investors fell through and the other investors y… https://t.co/Y7PZuZ4dfk @shavaughnceo @ArlanWasHere @axios Ummm.... you just suggested I include stuff sitting on a website. I chose to rep… https://t.co/UWP2zd10xe @shavaughnceo @ArlanWasHere @axios My job isn't to include talking points. @Mr_McFly @ArlanWasHere @Backstage_Cap The fundraise has been stopped. Thus "fell through." The firm is still prog… https://t.co/I7FUBpF2lLPro Rata Podcast is all new, focused on how @realDonaldTrump is spending big on Facebook ads -- way bigger than the… https://t.co/wzUZeS0mawOne big difference between working from home and from Axios HQ is that the TVs here are all on cable news. What I'… https://t.co/028uXM58NyArlan Hamilton's diversity-minded VC fund falls through https://t.co/pBA5ou1viJCheck out our Pro Rata Podcast interviews with: @PeteButtigieg: https://t.co/pE0tgW4yjL @AndrewYangVFA: https://t.co/BIRiAGl5BxFeels like a missed opportunity. https://t.co/f6amaCCn2W
Retweeted by Dan PrimackYet, as @SarahFisher reports this morning, the Trump 2020 campaign is spending a small fortune on Facebook and Goog… https://t.co/CpKHKaaJEw @defcon_5 @sarafischer @mikeallen today in distinctions w/out a difference...
3/19
2019
Zero. https://t.co/GwuM0NVShRI agree. The evidence is becoming overwhelming that mental health may be the most grave issue at hand for policy. A… https://t.co/Z4RVbq3T7U
Retweeted by Dan PrimackNot too shabby, given that A16Z arguably invested as a middle finger to @travisk. https://t.co/6vd0VxoYYGNew Pro Rata Podcast is up, discussing social impact investing and hypocrisy. Joined by @felixsalmon https://t.co/FSnY7AM5ooShould these platforms consider literally suspending real-time uploads completely during an event like this? I’m as… https://t.co/eKWKbWwdIU
Retweeted by Dan PrimackSome sort of security alarm currently going off here at Logan Airport, but no one turns around because grade school… https://t.co/NeTrNxZx1YNew Zealand's iconic silver fern is beautifully redrawn as Muslims in different stages of prayer. (By Pat Campbell,… https://t.co/shMp2S77pm
Retweeted by Dan PrimackLyft says it wants to raise $2 billion in IPO https://t.co/aDHQd9uQAF
3/18
2019
@defcon_5 I didn't write the story. It was written by a cybersecurity reporter, who knows this stuff cold. @defcon_5 Did you even read the story I sent you, detailing other members of such groups? Silicon Valley will lik… https://t.co/zHyr6blOUq @defcon_5 You're wrong. https://t.co/eHrWI5b7J1 @defcon_5 Not sure where you get "Misogyny" from tech people liking the idea of someone who knows tech.
3/15
2019

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