MATTERMARK DAILY

Mattermark Daily – Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

From the Investors

Amit Mukherjee of NEA takes a closer look at the state of the tech financing market at the end of Q1 using data as well as his own observations in “State of the Startup Economy

Mike Harden of ARTIS Ventures reflects on the 10th anniversary of leading Youtube’s Series B in “10 Years Later: Backing YouTube’s Media Revolution

David Goldberg of Corigin Ventures offers insights and opinions on how to deliver and extract … Read more.

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Mattermark Graph of the Week: Instagram Mentions on Twitter from Birth to Acquisition by Facebook

Mattermark Chart of the Day - Twitter Mentions of Instragram from Launch to Acquisition
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If you were an investor considering Instagram’s Series A, could stats on Twitter mentions have helped you get in on the deal? The company shared on TechCrunch that they had crossed 1 Million users shortly before Christmas 2010, and their funding was announced just 2 months later in early February 2011, so we think it is reasonable to assume they were fundraising during that time.

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© Mattermark 2016. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.