Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble: A Collection of Bubble Commentary
Apr 13th, 2015
There's been a lot of talk about a tech bubble. It started in earnest about a year ago, as public tech stocks (and the Nasdaq) took a hit, and Box's IPO went into purgatory. Since that time, the Nasdaq has recovered, private valuations have risen across stages, and, yes, Box went public. We thought it would be useful to have a single collection of all the major discussion pieces around the tech bubble in one place. So here you go...
Bill Gurley of Benchmark addresses over a tech bubble and suggests the correct investment temperament for taking advantage of the situation. [1/24/14]
Kanyi Maqubela of Collaborative Fund re-evaluates the meaning of "tech" in discussing whether we're in a bubble. [3/31/14]
Dave Crowder argues why it's not like 1999. [4/7/14]
EquityZen's Phil Haslett discusses the slump in public tech stocks and its implications for private markets. [4/18/14]
Sam Altman (Y Combinator) examines the potential pitfalls of and gives founders advice on managing their behaviors in light of the increased availability of capital. [6/20/14]
Lou Kerner of the Social Internet Fund on the tech bubble debate by comparing and contrasting data from the ’99-’00 tech bubble with today’s data. [March, 2015]
Brooklyn Bridge Ventures’ Charlie O’Donnell maintains that, if we are in a tech bubble, many of today’s through the inevitable downturn. [3/30/15]
Dave McClure of 500 Startups focuses the discussion on public company Dinosaurs and how Unicorns will eat their lunch. [4/11/15]
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