Getting Brands to Bite on Mobile Marketing

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While users spend roughly 1/3 of all web traffic on their smartphones, mobile advertising spend represents less than 15% of total digital ad spend. With our eyes increasingly locked to our smartphones, there’s a pervasive certainty that this spend gap will eventually close. The timing, however, is significantly less certain. Mobile advertising is host to… Read more »

We Need Immigrant Founders, Not Just Talent

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Earlier this summer, thousands of New Yorkers joined forces to voice support for immigration reform. Many of NYC’s tech & startup leaders (USV’s Fred Wilson, AppNexus’ Brian O’Kelley, Gilt’s Kevin Ryan and Tumblr’s David Karp among them) teamed up with Mayor Bloomberg to highlight the problem. The rest of the nation wasn’t far behind; the… Read more »