September 18, 2015

Around this time 8 years ago, I joined Spark Capital and started this chapter of my career in Venture Capital.  About three years later, I started NextView with Dave and Lee.  I knew very little about VC when I started, and as the old adage goes, the more I learn, the more I realize I […]

September 2, 2015

The number 2 more frequent reason why VC’s pass on an investment opportunity is some version of “it’s not big enough“. For a VC to generate a great fund-level return, they need to invest in companies that have billions of dollars of enterprise value. In order to do that, most VC’s decide that each one […]

August 25, 2015

It’s been an interesting few weeks in the startup world.  The chatter around Zirtual quickly moved on to the market correction and general nervousness all around. During this time, I happened to catch the second half of Back To The Future II on TV (yes, I still watch normal TV now and then).  This made me […]

July 14, 2015

I’m really excited to announce our recent investment in Scratch.  You can read some coverage here. The problem that Scratch is solving is something that is quite near and dear to my heart. Since I’ve worked in the consumer internet space, I’ve been interested in the problem of product discovery. How do you select from […]

July 5, 2015

I’m starting to get really interested in voice as a major computing interface. Prior to my Apple Watch, I rarely ever used Siri. But I find I’ve been using voice more and more, and my experiences with the Echo and the rise of more apps that utilize a conversational interface make me pretty excited about […]

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  • Rob Go
     - 11 hours ago
    Guest lecturing at BC on a lovely fall day
  • Rob Go
     - 13 hours ago
    Another great post from @dafrankel on @techcrunch
  • Rob Go
     - 5 days ago
    I'm going to attempt to camp out to play Bethpage Black this weekend. Any tips from those who have done it?
  • Rob Go
     - 5 days ago
    RT @britton: Awesome to see Troops get some love on the Silicon Alley 100! Love this team