Sign in or Join FriendFeed
FriendFeed is the easiest way to share online. Learn more »
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"a world of difference. i prefer startup boards." - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"i don't really care. but they must be independent, have relevant experience, and be willing to do the work" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"well the board works for the company and the CEO reports to the board. you are correct in your meta point. but technically they do." - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"well if they are truly independent then the only control they impact is an entrepreneurs control. which i think is tenuous at best." - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"it wasn't. but it could have been :)" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"$50k of vesting per year for four years at todays' stock price." - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"options. see my reply directly above" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"options. i like to offer something like $50k per year for four years at today's price for directors. often they negotiate for more than that." - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"no" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"it's hard to get even one board seat these days in negotiations with founders. two is impossible. so we are left to beg and cajole founders to bring on independents. which is partially why i wrote this" - Fred Wilson
Independent Directors http://avc.com/2014...
RT @albertwenger: Is it 1880 or 1914? - I haven’t been posting much the last couple of weeks. There are a variety of reasons... http://continuations.com/post...
I think the beauty of Twitter lies in how it doesn’t preordain how it should be used. Rather than tell users what to message or what problem Twitter is solving, Twitter instead just offers a powerful platform then leaves the door wide open and the users themselves evolve its application. - http://fredwilson.vc/post...
Emily’s friend Zach’s summer playlist. so gooooood. enjoy - http://fredwilson.vc/post...
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"Thanks!" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"Well played" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"Nah. She has a good board I think" - Fred Wilson
Flurry http://avc.com/2014/07/flurry/ (forgot to tweet this out yesterday when I wrote it)
Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"that's why i wrote this post" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"yeah. i post in the mornings. when i am in europe, that turns out to be late evening on the west coast of the US" - Fred Wilson
Re: Independent Directors - http://avc.com/2014...
"Yeah. I could get used to this time zone" - Fred Wilson
Re: Launching the Ether Sale - http://www.usv.com/posts...
"The HN thread on this is excellent and worth reading. https://news.ycombinator.com/i..." - Fred Wilson
"Great way to put it" - Fred Wilson
"Pinch was started in early 2008" - Fred Wilson
The fundamental advantage a Bitcoin gateway ecosystem has over PayPal is that it’s open. Any closed network will, by nature, be deprived of structural pressures that force it to improve. A third-party can’t improve a closed network; if they really want to, they first have to try to replicate the network itself from scratch. In contrast, the... - http://fredwilson.vc/post...
great post by Stripe on Bitcoin.  "In this way, Bitcoin would start to become the IP layer of payments.” - http://fredwilson.vc/post...
great post by Stripe on Bitcoin. 
 
"In this way, Bitcoin would start to become the IP layer of payments.”
new Jenny Lewis record is out. she’s got the tracks on her SoundCloud - http://fredwilson.vc/post...
View from breakfast (roof of Soho House Berlin) - http://fredwilson.vc/post...
View from breakfast (roof of Soho House Berlin)
Other ways to read this feed:Feed readerFacebook