Marc Andreesen’s a Charlie Munger Fan Too

A while back I did a series of post on Warren Buffet’s partner Charlie Munger and a compilation of his thoughts and speeches titled Poor Charlie’s Almanack; The Wit and Wisdom of Chares T. Munger. The longest of these was a condensation of Charlie’s speech on the Psychology of Human Misjudgement. (The shortest noted the continue…

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Introducing Founders Co-op

As a partial explanation for my recent series of “Investment Thesis” posts, Andy and I are announcing today the formation of a new seed fund here in Seattle called Founders Co-op. I’ll be writing about it much more in the days to come, but between our site for the new fund and my investment thesis continue…

Reader Question: Do I Use Twitter?

Q: Chris, what’s your twitter profile? That tends to be an easier way for me to keep track of active bloggers Posted by Daltonsbriefs A: I know this makes me a reactionary and luddite, but Twitter’s value prop just doesn’t resonate with me. Since you’ve asked I’ll go ahead and set up an account just continue…

Reader Question: Who Do I Support for President?

Q: Chris, which of the three remaining candidates are you supporting for President? Posted by Daltonsbriefs A: Hi Daltonsbriefs and welcome to Askablogr! I see you’re a McCain supporter, and I’d like to say first that your man was my top pick among the Republican field. Kudos to the GOP for settling on a candidate continue…

Open Startup: Askablogr in Mashable

Just before I left the office this afternoon I fired off a cheeky email about Askablogr to the folks at Mashable. They’d recently covered Guy Kawasaki’s new project, Alltop, with a focus on the fact that he’d “only” spent $10K to launch the product, which is $2,500 more than I’ve spent on Askablogr so far. continue…

More on Investment Theses: Sequoia Wins on Brevity

Thanks to Mike Arrington for his timely post on Sequoia Capital’s Elements of Sustainable Companies. While my own list of investment heuristics is a little more modest in its ambitions, theirs covers many of the same topics while winning hands-down on brevity. My personal favorites from the list include: Rich CustomersTarget customers who will move continue…

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Open Startup: Askablogr’s Second Month

Yesterday was Askablogr’s two-month birthday. I posted earlier this week about our recent styling changes (that’s our new logo to the left), but wanted to follow up with some stats and commentary about how things are going. First, some basic numbers for the two-month period: Registered members: 145 Questions asked: 239 AdSense revenue / eCPM: continue…