Venture Capital / Fintech News Roundup

Jessica Livingston of Y Combinator

Jessica Livingston of Y Combinator

 

Venture Capital

Jessica Livingston on the Accidental Origin of Y Combinator (The Macro)

IBM Black Friday Report (IBM)

TV, Mobile, and the Living Room (Benedict Evans)

2015 Virtual Reality Analyst Report (Pitchbook)

How Facebook Keeps Scaling Its Culture (Fast Co)

A Bulge, Not A Bubble (Continuations)

Barry Diller’s Business Model Bears Fruit (NYT)

Amazon Prime Air Teaser (Youtube)

Why No Breakout List Making Companies? (Fred Wilson)

VC Bill Gurley Tries to Bust The Bubble (MIT Tech)

Need Help Calculating Your Team’s Salaries (buffer)

Starting A Startup As CTO/Head of Product (Medium)

Radical Candor, The Surprising Secret To Being A Good Boss (First Round)

Listening to: Suranga Chandratillake of Balderton Capital on 20 Minute VC (Podcast)

Fintech

Fintech Offers New Kind of Aid To Refugees (Dataconomy)

Bitcoin Exchange Trading Volumes Hit All Time High (CoinDesk)

Is Bitcoin Volatility All In The Mind? (CoinDesk)

China’s Mobile Payments War Is Going Global (AdAge)

What Makes Blockchain So Disruptive? (Pulse)