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Mattermark Daily – Thursday, December 19th

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The annual First Round Capital holiday video was released today:

The Investors

Lee Hower of NextView Ventures talks about the most important thing an angel investors can do in “Angel Investing: Know (What Motivates) Thyself”

Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures shared “Some Thoughts on Surge Pricing” and fellow partner Fred Wilson followed up with a bit of Capitalism 101 in “Markets and Clearing Prices”

Tomasz Tunguz of Redpoint Venutres drops knowledge with “Your Startup’s 10 Most Important Metrics”

Jason Lemkin of Storm Ventures paints a picture of the future in “What Lies Beyond $100m ARR? Your Company-as-a-Platform. For Others”

Adam D’Augelli of True Ventures is “Spending Time with Spice and Namely Teams in NYC”

FundersClub released the first edition of their new “FundersClub Monthly Digital Magazine”

The Operators

Joel Gasciogne of Buffer continues with radical transparency in “Buffer November Update: $2,347,000 Run Rate, 1,1890,000 Users”

Matt Blumberg of ReturnPath offers advice for aligning employees in “5 Ways to Get Your Staff on the Same Page”

Giff Constable of Neo addresses founder mythology head on in “Myth-Making and the ‘Authentic Founder'”

Bernie Yoo of Bombfell has “A Close Encounter with a Pay-to-Pitch Investor” and lives to tell the story

John Hearty of Redbeacon (acquired by Home Depot) reminds us there is career development post-acquisition in “What Would You Say You Do Here?”

Chrys Bader reflects on the aging of social networks in “The End of the Facebook Era”

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