Revolution and Death in Silicon Valley

I took my Tapestry story on the road this week, speaking at DEMO Fall in Santa Clara Convention Center.

Here is what I said:

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Keith Teare

Keith Teare is a Silicon Valley based, UK born, entrepreneur. He was involved at the founding of Accelerated Digital Ventures, Archimedes.Studio, RealNames and EasyNet. He was also founding shareholder in TechCrunch. He is US Managing Partner at ADV.

4 thoughts on “Revolution and Death in Silicon Valley

  1. […] Just.me’s situation is unusual because of the debt raised early on (Teare said that the money seemed necessary at the time, but he added, “Would I advise early stage companies against taking debt? One hundred percent yes.”). Nonetheless, he argued the situation speaks to a broader trend of startups struggling to raise money after their additional funding. The idea of a “Series A Crunch” (or a Series B, depending on what kind of round you raised first) isn’t new, and indeed it’s something that Teare has been giving talks about. […]

  2. […] Just.me’s situation is unusual because of the debt raised early on (Teare said that the money seemed necessary at the time, but he added, “Would I advise early stage companies against taking debt? One hundred percent yes.”). Nonetheless, he argued the situation speaks to a broader trend of startups struggling to raise money after their additional funding. The idea of a “Series A Crunch” (or a Series B, depending on what kind of round you raised first) isn’t new, and indeed it’s something that Teare has been giving talks about. […]

  3. […] Just.me’s situation is unusual because of the debt raised early on (Teare said that the money seemed necessary at the time, but he added, “Would I advise early stage companies against taking debt? One hundred percent yes.”). Nonetheless, he argued the situation speaks to a broader trend of startups struggling to raise money after their additional funding. The idea of a “Series A Crunch” (or a Series B, depending on what kind of round you raised first) isn’t new, and indeed it’s something that Teare has been giving talks about. […]

  4. […] Just.me’s situation is unusual because of the debt raised early on (Teare said that the money seemed necessary at the time, but he added, “Would I advise early stage companies against taking debt? One hundred percent yes.”). Nonetheless, he argued the situation speaks to a broader trend of startups struggling to raise money after their initial funding. The idea of a “Series A Crunch” (or a Series B, depending on what kind of round you raised first) isn’t new, and indeed it’s something that Teare has been giving talks about. […]

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