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VC Bill Gurley on on-demand startups: it’s the “same sh*t” as ’99

15/09/2015

When it comes to naysayers and prophets in the Silicon Valley funding world, standing at the top of the heap is perhaps Benchmark (...)
When it comes to naysayers and prophets in the Silicon Valley funding world, standing at the top of the heap is perhaps Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley. While many VCs hem and haw about whether the city is experiencing a bubble the likes of what happened when the Dot Com Bubble burst more than 15 years ago, Gurley doesn’t beat around the bush. And today at an interview sponsored by Benchmark portfolio company SailThru, TechCrunch caught a couple of choice quotes from Gurley. At the top of the list? His belief that on-demand startups like Instacart, Shyp and Postmates are… This story continues at The Next Web When it comes to naysayers and prophets in the Silicon Valley funding world, standing at the top of the heap is perhaps Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley. While many VCs hem and haw about whether the city is experiencing a bubble the likes of what happened when the Dot Com Bubble burst more than 15 years ago, Gurley doesn’t beat around the bush. And today at an interview sponsored by Benchmark portfolio company SailThru, TechCrunch caught a couple of choice quotes from Gurley. At the top of the list? His belief that on-demand startups like Instacart, Shyp and Postmates are… This story continues at The Next Web
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