Author Archives: Lou Kerner

UCLA VC Fund NYC Venture Capital Fireside Chat and Networking Event Aug. 19th

Please join us for a fireside chat with three distinguished venture capitalists, and a night full of networking with fellow Bruins! Panel: John Frankel (Founding Partner at ffVentures) Brian Cohen (Chairman, NY Angels) Moderator: Lou Kerner (UCLA VC Fund Member, Manager at The Social Internet Fund) … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv Is #1 (outside the U.S.)!

My last blog post “Why I’m Doubling Down on Israel”, published on July 5th, was the most engaged with piece of content I’ve ever written. It was an anecdotal look at the strengths of the Israel tech ecosystem based, in large part, … Continue reading

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Google’s Alphabet Soup

On August 10th, Google announced a major overhaul of it’s corporate structure to make it “cleaner and more accountable” and rebranded itself Alphabet. A quick history of my relationship with Google as an analyst highlights why I think this is … Continue reading

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Why I’m Doubling Down On Israel

No one has a crystal ball that tells the future. But once in awhile, we all see something that changes our perspective. And if we actually act on that new perspective it can have a dramatic impact on our lives. … Continue reading

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Lou Kerner and Gary Winnick Present The Zeitgeist Salon Featuring idealab’s Bill Gross

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Are We In A Tech Bubble?

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

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Newest metric for retailers: Their social media following?

For Full Article on CNBC click here The touting of engagement over mere followers is probably a wise call. As Social Internet Fund founder and early social media investor Lou Kerner pointed out to CNBC: “Followers is an irrelevant metric. They … Continue reading

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Is Uber, Snapchat or Taboola the next Facebook?

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Why streaming apps are a huge business opportunity

Click here for the video and full article The widespread streaming of the much-hyped boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao marks “a seminal moment in the history of Internet video,” said analyst and investor Lou Kerner, founder of … Continue reading

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TEDX Talk – The Rise and Fall of Corporate AHere’s the link to my TEDx on ccelerators

Click here to see my TEDx Talk on Corproate Accelerators

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