Mattermark Daily – Thursday, July 31st

From the Investors

David Beisel of NextView Ventures outlines some trends in B2B and B2C investments and projects for what’s to come in “A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Our Recent Seed-Stage VC Investments

Tomasz Tunguz of Redpoint Ventures restructures the sales team for more up-sell potential in “Building a Permanent Customer Success Organization

Nabeel Hyatt of Spark Capital navigates the dynamics of “Pitching Your Current Investors

Brad Feld of Foundry Group writes a thank-you note to the VCs who help when they say they will in “When VCs Don’t Bullshit You

Shawn Abbot of iNovia Capital reports on cloud security and recruiting in “The Good, the Interesting, and the Surprising: Key Learnings from the 2014 iNovia Capital CTO Summit

Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz takes a look at Google’s mobile growth in “Android Replacement” and “How Many Android Tablets?

From the Operators

Jesse Farmer of CodeUnion analyzes and avoids breakdowns in startup communications in “Learning Another Language

Steve El-Hage of Massdrop spends a lot of time on live chat talking with customers in “How to Engage Your Users to Build the Product They Actually Want

Stellar bridges the gap between digital and traditional currencies in “Introducing Stellar

Mike Volpe of HubSpot is interviewed by OpenView Venture Partners on “How to do Marketing like HubSpot

Jason Zimdars of Basecamp reverse engineers the mobile app in “Hybrid: How We Took Basecamp Multi-Platform with a Tiny Team

Matt Mireles of EasyFridge takes part in a new interview series — “Announcing Marketplace Talks: On-Stage Interviews with the World’s Best Marketplace Entrepreneurs

From the Community

In a follow-up to an earlier post, Catherine Shu of TechCrunch speaks with several founders about running a company while battling depression in “Founders on Depression

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