StrictlyVC: February 27, 2017

Hi! Happy Monday, everyone. Hope you had a terrific weekend. (Hey, it had to be better than PWC’s, right?) Top News in the A.M. The mobile industry’s biggest annual gathering—Mobile World Congress—is well under way in Barcelona. Apple never attends and


StrictlyVC: February 24, 2017

Friday! Happiness. Sorry for neglecting to include a link yesterday so that you could finish reading our central piece (about a new service for founders called Signal). If you were wondering how the story ends, you can read the rest


StrictlyVC: February 23, 2017

Hi, happy Thursday! One more day, friends; let’s do this thang! StrictlyVC is sponsored this week by the Financial Solutions Lab at the Center for Financial Services Innovation, which is now accepting applications for its next class. Selected companies will


StrictlyVC: February 21, 2017

Hi, happy Tuesday from sunny-for-the-moment San Francisco, where we’ve been on back-to-back calls this morning. (Like everyone else, we right now have Uber on the brain. More on this tomorrow.) Hope you had a fun, relaxing long weekend.:) Top News


StrictlyVC: February 17, 2017

FRIDAY. Sweet, tender Friday. Hope you have a wonderful weekend, everyone! We won’t be be publishing on Monday in honor of President’s Day (i.e., our kids will be home with us) but we’ll see you back here on Tuesday.:) Top


StrictlyVC: February 16, 2017

We made it through another visit to the symphony with 44 seven-year-olds, but just barely. Thanks to those of you who nicely pointed out that yesterday was not, in fact, Tuesday. For the newer reader who wondered yesterday if we’re


StrictlyVC: February 15, 2017

Hi there, happy Tuesday, everyone. SVC is short and sweet today (field trip). More tomorrow.:) Top News in the A.M. Verizon is close to finalizing a renegotiated deal for Yahoo‘s internet properties that would reduce the price of the $4.8


StrictlyVC: February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day, cherubs! Top News in the A.M. Apple is launching its first TV show, “Planet of the Apps.” Here’s the trailer. Facebook is coming to a TV near you. A new regulatory filing shows Berkshire Hathaway quadrupled its stake in Apple


StrictlyVC: February 13, 2017

Hi, everyone, welcome back from weekend. (Ours went too fast; we’re still zonked!) Top News in the A.M. Apple shares have been trading above their record closing high today, as investors bet that the 10th-anniversary iPhone expected later this year


StrictlyVC: February 10, 2017

Friday! Pheeeew. Everyone, hope you have a wonderful weekend! Stay dry/warm. For those of you who came out to our event in San Francisco on Wednesday night, we have lots of pictures here. Thank you again for making it a very