Author Archives: Lou Kerner

Are We In A Tech Bubble?

A presentation I put together, and recently updated, looking at data to answer the question “Are We In A Tech Bubble”? Are We In A Bubble? from Lou Kerner  

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Running Scared? Big Companies Increase Innovation Spending

To read the entire article writter by Lou Kerner click here Established companies increasingly fund startups and take numerous measures as they seek to create innovative new businesses. Just based on the numbers, you wouldn’t think established companies would be … Continue reading

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How Is Twitter Keeping Its Individual Users?

Click here to watch the TV clip Nov. 7 (BloombergTV) –- SoftTech VC Founder Jeff Clavier and Social Internet Fund  Founder Lou Kerner discuss Twitter timeline views and engagement. They speak on “Bloomberg West.”

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Snapchat Is a Very Good Bet for Yahoo: Kerner

Click here to watch the TV clip Oct. 22 (BloombergTV) — Lou Kerner, founder of the Social Internet Fund, and Bloomberg’s Sarah Frier discuss reports that Snapchat has closed an investment from Yahoo and is continuing to raise more money. He speaks … Continue reading

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The Disruptive Technologies Speaker Series: Friday October 24th 2pm-3pm EST

To listen to the call click here Lou Kerner Presents  Angel Investing How Big, How Fast, How Disruptive? Speakers Gil Penchina Largest Syndicate on Angel List   Jon Medved Founder & CEO, OurCrowd   Brian Cohen Chairman, New York Angels … Continue reading

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Heidi Messer, Alan Patricof, Lou Kerner, Others on What It Takes to Grow in NYC

Xconomy  A panel that followed Messer trumpeted New York as a place for startups to grow—with some caveats. “I don’t think there is going to be a ‘next Silicon Valley,’ but New York can be a tremendous tech hub,” said … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2014 Power Players in Digital Media

The AlwaysOn Power Players in Digital Entertainment list honors the most influential people in the banking, venture capital, legal, talent, government, and accounting world supporting digital media startup entrepreneurs who are bringing massive technology breakthroughs to the world of media, … Continue reading

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Incuabte2014

I was thrilled to Co-Host Incubate2104 at the beautiful Filoli Estates in redwood City.  The event that brought together over 200 executives from industry leading Incubators, Accelerators, and VC firms.  We are in the process of planning Incubate2015.  You can … Continue reading

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As Online Video Surges, the .TV Domain Rides the Wave

New York Times Full article can be found here …..“The original vision upon which DotTV was founded is coming true before our eyes,” Mr. Kerner said. “It’s just taken longer than we thought, but it could be even bigger than … Continue reading

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A Facebook test shows how the social network might use Instagram

Internet Retailer See full post here ….The test shows the social network is working to better understand how and when consumers respond to ads on Facebook and Instagram, which should help it improve ad attribution, says Lou Kerner, a social … Continue reading

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