Welcome to Hans Tung, GGV Capital’s Newest Partner
I had a fun conversation yesterday with Carl Quintanilla, Kayla Tausche and John Fortt on CNBC’s Squawk Alley regarding Square. (See below for video interview) In particular, they were interested in whether Jack Dorsey can run two companies effectively. Below are a few key points I’d like to highlight regarding the conversation:
Last December, I experimented with a list of my top 10 books of 2014. Many of you told me you found the list useful, so I’ve decided to share my top 10 reads of 2015 (actually top 12 books since I couldn’t whittle this down to 10)!
It’s hard to believe the holiday season is nearly upon us. While 2015 has been fast-paced, I expect 2016 to bring a new level of excitement. I’ve been thinking about what might transpire next year. Here are a few predictions. Below these, I’ve also included the predictions I made 12 months ago for 2015 to see how I did.
We held a fascinating cyber-security dinner earlier this week with Marc Goodman, the author of the best selling book, “Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable & What We Can Do About It.”
For months now, a debate has raged on Twitter about the health of the late-stage, pre-IPO market for investing in startups. Many believe its overheated. Fueling this view, Fidelity, an active pre-IPO investor, recently marked down investments in several pre-IPO high-flyers.
As Marvin Gaye asked, “What’s going on?”
Prior to my nearly two decades as a VC in Silicon Valley, I spent a few years on Wall Street. I can briefly share my perspective to answer Marvin’s question.