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Old but interesting article about working in VC
By Patrick   posted 38 minutes ago:
http://www.bothsidesofthetable I’m often asked by people, “how do I get into VC?” and I normally respond by saying, “there is no easy path. It’s often a combination of luck, relationships & timing. Often these jobs...

AT&T Big Data
By Patrick   posted 2 hours ago:
nameAT&T Big Data street address430 Bush Street SF zip94108 home page jobs pagehttp://att.jobs/careers/te owner SF employees descriptionsome subsidiary of AT&T that just works on big data projects maybe? #map-canvas { width: 500px; height: 400px; }...

Google
By Patrick   11 comments, latest 22 hours ago:
curious2 says In 2008, Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed that his mother had been diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they shared a genetic mutation that increased his risk of getting the disease to between 20% and...

American government still afraid of mentioning Armenian Genocide
By Patrick   posted 1 day ago:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetw This much is known: Up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed or deported in the violence unleashed by Ottoman Turks starting on April 24, 1915. But as the 100th anniversary of these events is...

Uber
By Patrick   50 comments, latest 1 day ago:
BayAreaObserver says Uber faces lawsuits over service dogs, blind, disabled riders in California, Arizona. The Uber Technologies Inc. high-tech ride sharing businesses is being sued by blind riders in California and a retired judge in...

Zynga
By Patrick   2 comments, latest 2 days ago:
curious2 says Question: at what point does a company that has lost money in each of the last three years cease having a market cap over $2bn? One good thing, I feel a real sense...

BitTorrent
By Patrick   2 comments, latest 2 days ago:
HydroCabron says BitTorrent Sync is a wild-card product that could do well if people see the advantages of being their own cloud. Files in specified directories are synced across however many computers are specified for...

Mappr
By Patrick   posted 2 days ago:
nameMappr street address943 Clay Street SF zip94108 home pagehttp://mappr.io/ jobs pagecareer@mappr.io owner SF employees description"we bring together network science, technology, art, and design to solve problems that hold the promise of exceptional positive impact for...

Lyft
By Patrick   4 comments, latest 2 days ago:
Patrick says BayAreaObserver says Taxi companies have sued the firms twice for providing a similar, but unregulated, service. Regardless, the companies have become popular taxi alternatives in Albuquerque. taxi companies provide shitty expensive infrequent service,...

Dropbox
By Patrick   1 comment, latest 3 days ago:
BayAreaObserver says Dropbox’s Collaborative Note-Taking Service, Dropbox Notes, Heads Into Beta Testing. Earlier this month, Dropbox was spotted testing an early version of an online note-taking service dubbed “Project Composer,” which appeared to have roots...

Apple
By Patrick   9 comments, latest 3 days ago:
BayAreaObserver says Apple users — security flaw can let rogue Wi-Fi networks hijack your device. Apple Inc.’s iOS 8 mobile operating system has a security flaw that affects more than 1,500 apps in the Apple...

Spongecell
By Patrick   2 comments, latest 4 days ago:
Dan8267 says Patrick says Spongecell I met their CEO.

Fetch
By Patrick   posted 4 days ago:
nameFetch street address650 Mission Street SF zip94105 home pagehttp://wearefetch.com/ jobs pagehttp://wearefetch.com/join owner SF employees descriptionmobile app marketing creative agency #map-canvas { width: 500px; height: 400px; } function initialize() { var mapCanvas = document.getElementById('map-c var map...

Bitnami
By Patrick   posted 4 days ago:
nameBitnami street address650 Mission Street SF zip94105 home pagehttps://bitnami.com/ jobs pagehttps://bitnami.com/career owner SF employees descriptioncloud hosting "Bitnami makes it incredibly easy to deploy apps with native installers, as virtual machines, or in the cloud." #map-canvas...

Bond Technologies
By Patrick   1 comment, latest 4 days ago:
Patrick says 680 Mission is the Paramount apartments, so this seems to be run out of someone's apartment.

RidePal
By Patrick   posted 4 days ago:
nameRidePal street address275 Post Street SF zip94108 home pagehttp://ridepal.com/ jobs pagehttps://jobs.lever.co/ride owner SF employees descriptionarranges corporate shuttles for employees #map-canvas { width: 500px; height: 400px; } function initialize() { var mapCanvas = document.getElementById('map-c var map...

Shoppertrak
By Patrick   posted 4 days ago:
nameShoppertrak street address233 Post SF zip94108 home pagehttp://www.shoppertrak.com jobs pagehttp://www.shoppertrak.com owner SF employees descriptionretail analytics #map-canvas { width: 500px; height: 400px; } function initialize() { var mapCanvas = document.getElementById('map-c var map = new google.maps.Map(mapCanvas) }...

LendUp
By Patrick   posted 4 days ago:
nameLendUp street address47 Maiden Lane SF zip94108 home pagehttps://www.lendup.com/ jobs pagehttps://www.lendup.com/car owner SF employees descriptionloan shark #map-canvas { width: 500px; height: 400px; } function initialize() { var mapCanvas = document.getElementById('map-c var map = new google.maps.Map(mapCanvas)...

Humblebundle
By Patrick   posted 4 days ago:
nameHumblebundle street address201 Post Street SF zip94108 home pagehttps://www.humblebundle.c jobs pagehttps://jobs.humblebundle. owner SF employees description"In what started out as an experiment for selling indie games, former game developers Jeffrey Rosen and John Graham launched the...

Zenefits
By Patrick   1 comment, latest 4 days ago:
BayAreaObserver says Fast-moving HR and benefits startup Zenefits is looking to accelerate adoption even further. According to sources the company, which was founded just two years ago, is about to join the club of companies...

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