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Tonio DeSorrentoSan Francisco and DC2009-07-07
@TonioDeSorrento1,746 days
Legal @ startup; formerly represented number of innovative companies in finance, education and financial technology spaces @Orrick. Views expressed are my own.
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Jason Delisle @delislealleges
.@JHWeissmann If feds can't go bankrupt, must be because feds can borrow/tax people, right? You're counting that as a free advantage? Odd.
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Chris Marin @marin_county
@StartupLJackson or if you get commitment from another firm.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
There's great irony in America's most liberal city demanding that Google, a private company, be responsible for fixing its housing shortage.
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Wes Huffman @WH_DC
Paging RADD: If this happens w/ benefit overpayments, just imagine reconciliation of auto-IBR for student loan repay washingtonpost.com/politics/socia…
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Jason Delisle @delislealleges
IncomeShareAgreements "Not as good as a grant" uses wrong benchmark. Is it better than a private student loan? That's the right benchmark
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Jeff Keltner @jkeltner
1/ i find it very frustrating to see the cost of college skyrocket and so many academics claim you can’t do an ROI on a college education
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Abdullah Nana @MuftiAbdullah
My children made $13 selling lemonade+cupcakes they made themselves-The blood of businessmen is alive in the veins! pic.twitter.com/Yky0AJ5zT9
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Ethan @EthanIsMumbling
Sometimes it brings me great joy to think "Yeah, but even if [person I used to know] did see me, they probably wouldn't recognize me."
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Rachel Fishman @higheredrachel
PLUS loans are not grants. They don't make college more affordable. edcentral.org/plus-loans-gra…
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Braden Kowitz @kowitz
Math dance! pic.twitter.com/nZAS4ZZ5lG
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
This new tagging feature is awesome. pic.twitter.com/fw4rUXOD5N
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Step 3: Profit.

RT @paulcarr: FACT -> GUESS
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Jerry Michalski @jerrymichalski
ideas in mirror are larger than they appear.
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Bored Elon Musk @BoredElonMusk
App that syncs calendar and wardrobe so you can wear the same thing twice based on people you won't see again that week.
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Kim Clark @kclarkcollege
The "Expected Family Contribution" calculated by #colleges & fed govt is absurdly unrealistic. ow.ly/uP3gC
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Andrew P. Kelly @AndrewPKelly
new study of "transfer tax" on students moving 2yr to 4yr institutions. transfer policy=last refuge of scoundrels aera.net/Newsroom/Recen…
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Bored Elon Musk @BoredElonMusk
Excel: Because your company's developers are too lazy to automate it.
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Andrew P. Kelly @AndrewPKelly
@saragoldrickrab can we agree that avail of loans (particularly PLUS) provides little/no incentive to NOT raise tuition when costs rise?
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Somewhere, right now, a VC is writing a blog post about how to send email intros correctly. This one is totally going to change things.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
The best startups are like the Fugees, they be killing it softly.

Kicking product ass > kissing blogger ass.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Exactly. MT @rkischuk: @StartupLJackson Blazer + T-shirt is the mullet of startup attire - business on the outside, party on the inside.
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Wu-Tang Financial @Wu_Tang_Finance
Bitcoin Founder Satoshi Nakamoto Attempts To Throw Up the Wu, Fails Miserably pic.twitter.com/LdreHiJHdV
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Hunter Walk @hunterwalk
That's what I love about these Oscar statues, man. I get older, they stay the same age.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
@hunterwalk @homebrew just don't be value subtract and we cool.
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Michael Staton @mpstaton
Never pitch your exit plan to a west coast VC. Seems.... unambitious. World domination can be your only ambition. #LearnLaunch14
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Jeff Showalter @showalterjeff
very excited to be a judge at this years GW $101K BizPlanComp @gwbizplan! it sounds like there are some great ideas/plans out there.
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Dylan Matthews @dylanmatt
Go read Miguel Palacios, @TonioDeSorrento, and @AndrewPKelly on income share agreements: aei.org/files/2014/02/…
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
The best piece on progressive #highered financing you'll probably read all year. @AndrewPKelly aei.org/papers/educati…
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Tobias Lütke @tobi
Nothing cuter then a competitor that's totally obsessed with you. Even if it's creepy.
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Aaron Levie @levie
Any currency whose stability can be affected by something called "Mt. Gox" is inherently flawed.
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Abdullah Nana @MuftiAbdullah
The scholars of the past and even previous generation were truly something else! Hearing stories from Shaikh Delorenzo on his teachers
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Facebook isn't buying WhatsApp, this is a merger. Team gets |8% of FB & a board seat. Investors get some liquid. Media misses the play.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
" A LinkedIn member has viewed your profile" Yes! by all means notify me about this important development.
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Chris Dixon @cdixon
"A data scientist is a statistician who lives in San Francisco" pic.twitter.com/NAftOI9jmJ via @smc90
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Paul Gu @paulxgu
Do any advocates of wealth redistrib want leisure/friends/happiness redistribution? These are just as important and #unequal. I suspect not.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Some companies do team retreats. I recommend instead scheduling team attacks. Always be on offense, bitches.
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Hacker News Onion @HackerNewsOnion
Customers whose consulting budget exceeds $100M will be classified as having Big Data.
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Gene Massey @geneoski
Gene Massey, MediaShares CEO, moderates a stellar Wall Street panel on CrowdFinancing a Direct Public Offering: youtu.be/Lue0KRDyXzI
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Nate Pinsley @natepinsley
In 2014 I'm gonna FINALLY put up a personal website that explains my work life and mission better than LinkedIn @pave #mymoonshot
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David Concannon @davidconcannon
linkedin tells me i should follow aarp. ouch!
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
I would make an app that plays the Peanuts adult voice via bone conduction when anyone with a Klout score of 60 is speaking. #ifihadglass
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
Infographic of the day: newly delinquent acct balances for auto, credit cards & #studentloan through 2013Q3 pic.twitter.com/oGGwb9XOU6
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Hunter Walk @hunterwalk
Tony Romo is the perfect wingman. Other guy scores 100% of the time.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
"Are you the real one or the @foursquare one?" - our CFO upon meeting the mayor of @sunvalley
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Ethan @EthanIsMumbling
Someone forgot to pay the Google Apps bill at work.
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Anya Kamenetz @anya1anya
listening to callow startup kids make deplorably ageist hiring decisions on conference call.
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Ted Rheingold @tedr
I don't think it's right to say $TWTR went public at $26. It went Insider Banker at $26. What it actually went public at was $45.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
A problem should be solved via philanthropy only when market-driven solutions can't get it done.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
As a demonstration of my benevolence, we are allowing Michigan State grads on the @upstart platform. upstart.com/upstarts/richa… :-)
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Of course installing a word processor requires shutting down Chrome and Safari. Why wouldn't it? #Microsoft.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
The general sentiment around the Skymall office today: well, fuck. what now?
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
#1: Foreigners probably can't tell if someone is retarded or just has a Boston accent.
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Jeff Keltner @jkeltner
not sure how to answer this question submitted through our website: "Do you have a website?"
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Ethan @EthanIsMumbling
@todd_sundsted I can tell from your project management software that your process is quite solid.
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
#1: The Nigerian scammers already have better-working Obamacare websites.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
Everybody cares about the why. Everybody.
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Eric Kelderman @etkeld
Miguel Palacios: current loan system discriminates against low-income students #zed
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Kevin Carey @kevincarey1
If this all comes to naught I call dibs on the headline "ZED's dead, baby. ZED's dead." #ZED
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
Students need more info on salary trajectories & demand for diff career occupations. Will reduce borrowing & improve school choice. #radd
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Ethan @EthanIsMumbling
Ever feel like you're working against one co-worker for the good of the team?
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Jeff Keltner @jkeltner
can we just call it the founders program? @Stanford to offer joint CS MS and MBA degree stanford.io/16nPuTP
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Jeff Keltner @jkeltner
sometimes online chats/emails to the site are so bizarre i think they are tests from someone to see how we handle awkward conversations.
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bacon wrapped Hilary @hillbillyinNYC
Relationship status: just ate half of a key lime pie
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Abdullah Nana @MuftiAbdullah
We take sincere & non stop service of our spouse for granted.Helping out with small things &saying "thank you" go a long way @HussainKamani
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Ethan @EthanIsMumbling
In case you aren't finding this as hilarious as I am. He LEFT THE COMPANY two weeks ago. Today he deleted the organization on Github.
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April Rinne @aprilrinne
I simply don't understand why its so difficult (revolutionary!) for regulators to acknowledge we can "do more w less" via sharing. #collcons
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Johnnie Manzari @johnnie
A brief history of public reaction to Ev Williams:

• 2001 "Blogger? So useless."
• 2007 "Twitter? So useless."
• 2013 "Medium? So useless."
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Kicking their ass twice as hard is the sincerest response to a competitor's flattery.
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Aaron Levie @levie
People's reaction to ideas:
Bad ideas: "That'll never work"
Good ideas: "That could work"
Great ideas: "That'll never work"
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Kate DeSorrento @CoachDeSo
How does that saying go? Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life? Found it. Great road trip today. #Seawolves
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Kevin Carey @kevincarey1
Someone should write one of those "guess who wrote which" articles with quotes from the new Ron Paul and Diane Ravitch education books
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bacon wrapped Hilary @hillbillyinNYC
What's the opposite of a 'people person'? I'm that
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Mark Cuban @mcuban
@AntDeRosa only way to reduce college debt is to put a limit on guarantees to 10k per year. Tuition would drop 50pct. Colleges would adapt
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Marc Benioff @Benioff
Isn't it amazing how American politicians rally to launch a missile, but can't balance our budget, educate our children, or feed our hungry?
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Nate Pinsley @natepinsley
OH at #SOCAP13 "impact investing is about taking risk to address market failures. If normal VCs would invest it doesn't count"
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Aaron Levie @levie
People don't experience ideas, they experience details. Which is why every detail matters.
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Aaron Levie @levie
Just went outside for 30 minutes and didn't check my phone. So, basically I experienced Burning Man.
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Aaron Levie @levie
Uber is a $3.5 billion lesson in building for how the world *should* work instead of optimizing for how the world *does* work.
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Brigitte Bradford @brig42
The only thing that goes through Tesla's roof is its stock. yhoo.it/16cgOTN
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Andrew P. Kelly @AndrewPKelly
"Is college too expensive" is an existential question. "Could college be less expensive" is not. That's the one to debate.
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Aaron Levie @levie
Tim Cook: "We have so much cash we don't know what to do with it all." Jony Ive: "We could always make iPhones out of gold?"
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Brigitte Bradford @brig42
People who are depressed live in the past. People who are anxious live in the future. Find peace in the present.
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
#highered pundits: just b/c 2+2=5 in gov't accounting doesn't mean it's right. #studentloan profit story shows public fear of #math. @WH_DC
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Eric Koester @erickoester
Every conversation where I've been embarrassed by someone I respect has saved me 10-100x in future embarrassment.
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Libby Nelson @libbyanelson
Happy Student Loan Bonanza Friday!
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April Rinne @aprilrinne
Fabulous! "Share Sydney" guide to identify and enjoy @collcons #sharingeconomy opportunities in city now available: greenvillages.com.au/share-sydney-y…
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Libby Nelson @libbyanelson
"Unpopular opinion" is a humblebrag. #confessyourunpopularopinion #meta
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
"You are not solving a problem that I have" - my response to 95% of the sales calls or emails I get.
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
Policy action pls. Nearly half of all #college goers are at CCs. Cheaper than 4-yr b/still thousands of dollars. chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/j…
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
20 yrs & 5k+ colleges. Not 1 ever repeatedly cited by policymkrs, wonks or acads as THE model 4 keeping prices in check. Hmm. #fact
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
If you judged the VCs on Sand Hill by the art in their lobbies you have to conclude they all suck at evaluating alternative investments.
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Matt Bruenig @MattBruenig
Watching higher ed people try their hand at discussing tax theory without realizing it is an interesting sight.
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Wes Huffman @WH_DC
Fed #studentloans consider it "public service" MT @JayBilas NCAA Prez Emmert's "non-profit" salary is $1.7 Million: bit.ly/12Zm0gw
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Andrew P. Kelly @AndrewPKelly
in fairness, parts of regulation "don't exist" only because they didn't pass muster w/ the courts @amylaitinen1 @EduBenM @EdWorkforce
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Mathew Dellorso @MFDell7
@joewallin @danprimack believe there is still 30 days for rule to get on the general ledger, then form d enhancements may delay further
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Matt Bruenig @MattBruenig
@saragoldrickrab Oh, well I just meant the federal IBR, which is basically just a welfare program for law graduates.
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Matt Bruenig @MattBruenig
@saragoldrickrab In fairness, in is non-universal form it is an adversely selected mess.
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Sara Goldrick-Rab @saragoldrickrab
Things I haven't been allowed to say on air: This is only about young Pell eligible students. What 40 year old is agreeing to pay back 24 yr
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Sara Hanks @SaraCrowdCheck
Yes we get a safe harbor for accredited status. And can rely on third parties #jobsact
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
#1: I don't read fiction. Unless you count an Indonesian bond offering memorandum.
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
@TonioDeSorrento @KC_Deane @libbyanelson Agreed. Still, tracking is not biggest problem w/proposal, uniform risk pricing is.
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Aaron Levie @levie
Better to be right about the trend and wrong about the implementation, than the other way around.
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Zakiya Smith @SmithZakiya
I love that so many people are here: @EduBenM @higheredrachel @dfcochrane and virtually every other higher ed fin aid person on earth
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Mark Suster @msuster
409a valuations are such bullshit. Total bureaucratic exercise that nobody values other than firms charging $4-5k
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Zakiya Smith @SmithZakiya
Only 15% of college students live on campus. I might tweet this daily. #sfarn
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Aaron Levie @levie
Looks like we solved that silicon valley issue: Instagram is now the Instagram of video.
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Andrew P. Kelly @AndrewPKelly
Thanks for all the kind (and clever) tweets about the launch of @AEI's new Center on Higher Education Reform. Excited to get started!
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Patrick, Phil & Co. @INVESTyR
“I don’t want to be your lender, I want to be your partner. I’ll invest in you” @pave #LendIt #P2P #PeerToPeerLending
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SoFi @SoFi
"It's about more than offering a better-rate, it's about offering a better experience." -@msymons on #p2plending at #Lendit2013
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Aaron Levie @levie
We're all on the unending quest to find the space between "The world isn't ready for it yet" and "You're too late."
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
"Govt may think parents can only afford to pay $3k/yr towards their child’s education, yet will lend parents $30k/yr." #ftw @EducationSector
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Aaron Levie @levie
The designer that just finished their skeuomorphism app: pic.twitter.com/HZerUHwJWL
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Mark Suster @msuster
Ouch. Touché. “@spolsky: @msuster maybe 'cause vc's get the management fee even if their investments go to 0”
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Silicon Valley collects data on Americans Internet use, Congress freaks out. The government collects better data, Silicon Valley freaks out.
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CTIronman @CTIronman
@PRISM_NSA @morrislaw @washingtonpost "Unlike my minions at the IRS or EPA who leak damaging info about my political opponents"
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Chris Sacca @sacca
Are the Chinese really hacking us? Or are they just creating a backup copy of all our stuff as a courtesy to the NSA?
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PRISM US Gov @PRISM_NSA
Not sure what's a bigger relief this week: being able to finally talk about our jobs, or finally not having to keep secret the Red Wedding
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PRISM US Gov @PRISM_NSA
PRISM: like Google, except run by the government #PRISMsloganideas
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PRISM US Gov @PRISM_NSA
PRISM: why waste time hitting "send"? #PRISMsloganideas
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Ross Miller @ohnorosco
Increase your PRISM ranking with these 7 simple tricks
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
Always better to listen first to customers who are using your product rather than those who *would* use it if . . . .
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Aaron Levie @levie
Dear NSA, You're doing it wrong. Everyone knows the right way to do this is just to launch a social network.
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Jerry Brito @jerrybrito
FISA Reminder: Rand Paul and Ron Wyden Warned You reason.com/blog/2013/06/0…
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jason @Jason
Sending my daughter to hacking camp this summer. She's 3.5 yrs old, but I want her strong in stem before society tells her it's unladylike.
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Michael Staton @mpstaton
Dear Google, quit making self-driving cars and make a calendar/email interface that frees me from spending all day coordinating my calendar.
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Rich Shea @shearic
and here I thought the government would only snoop on my call patterns if I was a member of the press
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
Never work for somebody - instead, let them pay you to learn something.
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Hiten Shah @hnshah
The best information isn't in a blog post. It's in someone's head. Find that someone.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
My VC firm will be called 3 Other Assholes just to fuck w @TechCrunch readers.

"…with funding from SV Angel, Felicis, & 3 Other Assholes."
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KC Deane @KC_Deane
Every story about July 1 student loan interest rate increase should start with this caveat:
It applies *only* to subsidized Stafford loans.
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Vittana @vittana
Co-founder Kushal traveled to Jordan to meet w/ ASAI & learn more about the edu & labor markets. This is what he saw: ow.ly/lF6VB
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William Pannapacker @pannapacker
I don't understand how anyone can tell students not to think about employment. It seems either oblivious or privileged.
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Learn Capital @LearnCap
Detroit cashier learns Excel. Outscores Harvard grads. Now top applicant for job she looked unqualified for on paper. nyti.ms/10yKeO7
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
@levie starring Michael J. Fox
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Elizabeth Weil @elizabeth
Says Colin Hunt via @boughb...

1. Never say more than is necessary.

2. Leave the audience wanting more.

3.
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Andy Harless @AndyHarless
Everyone is born short housing and long human capital. When you buy a mortgaged house, you are closing out your short and levering your long
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
FYI, I just looked and douchebag.vc is available.

cc @dunn
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Sara Hanks @SaraCrowdCheck
Congrats to @CircleUp on becoming a registered b/d!
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
#1: Real estate brokers should use Groupon to see who's about to go out of business.
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Mitch Zuklie @MitchZuklie
Congo Confident $12 Billion Power Plant Will Proceed by 2015 bloom.bg/11lv36f via @BloombergNews an honor for @Orrick to be involved.
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Andrew P. Kelly @AndrewPKelly
@saragoldrickrab @AEIeducation somehow knew I'd score a "dear" on that one.
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Michael E. Driscoll @medriscoll
Design arbitrage: building a better UI on top of sites that suck, and charging a premium. c.f. Seamless, Ticketfly, HipMunk.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
If that VC who won't fund you is so dumb & you're so fucking smart, how is he so much better at getting money from rich people than you are?
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jason @Jason
If u can't handle brutal criticism don't start a company, because your success will be largely based on your ability to internalize it.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
yeah IBM will buy Rackspace to compete with AMZN - provided it wants the retailer's margins. seekingalpha.com/article/145037…
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Buying teh cat blogs: $1.1B.
Giving all Flickr users 1TB: $20M.
Buying Time Square: $50M.
Making everyone forget about Google IO: priceless.
332d               
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David Galbraith @daveg
Funny how people think that the founder of a venture backed company sold for $1.1b is somehow a billionaire
332d               
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April Rinne @aprilrinne
"Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats." - Howard Aiken
332d               
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Aaron Levie @levie
Questioning Tumblr's longevity is useless. It's like saying Sony shouldn't have made the Walkman because the iPod eventually came.
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Aaron Levie @levie
48 more hours until your parents find out about -then subsequently join- Tumblr. Enjoy it while it lasts.
334d               
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Taha Abdul-Basser @tabdulbasser
@straightwayllc Obama Student Loan Policy Reaping $51 Billion Profit - huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/14/oba…
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Chris Sacca @sacca
Quick. Someone get a piece of paper and write this number down: 8-6-7-5-3-0... Ugh, I forgot the rest.
337d               
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Facebook likes are not fucking traction.
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Hunter Walk @hunterwalk
Many people tweeting abt record CO2 levels take dozens flights/yr for conferences, vacations, etc. change personal behavior too pls.
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BJ Fogg @bjfogg
If there's a job you want, just start doing it (w/o pay). Key: Do it better than anyone else. Soon, you'll get hired for that job.
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Walter Alarkon @walteralarkon
Interested in clean energy and securities law? (Who isn't?) Here's a panel I was on w/ Gtown classmates @Ashoka. youtube.com/watch?feature=…
342d               
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
#1: If you want to understand Quantitative Easing, imagine Van Gogh painting 10 paintings a day, every day, for 50 years.
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
#1: If I worked at SAC, I'd bro hug everybody, just to see who might be wearing a wire.
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GS Elevator Gossip @GSElevator
Krugman orders a pizza. Guy asks if he wants it cut into 6 or 8 slices. Krugman says, '8 please. I'm very hungry today.'
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
The first rule of disruption is don't talk about how fucking disruptive you are.
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Wes Huffman @WH_DC
Checking out the @chronicle comparison tool with Top 4 VA publics. How did UVa grad rate go down from 6-8 years? collegerealitycheck.com/colleges/compa…
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Kevin Carey @kevincarey1
The new report from @higheredrachel about online education in public universities is really interesting education.newamerica.net/sites/newameri…
359d               
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Roger Ehrenberg @infoarbitrage
Prestige vs. Value in selecting a college, and the hard choices faced by today's parents... nytimes.com/2013/04/20/you…
362d               
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Aaron Levie @levie
The value of Beanie Babies dropped dramatically today. Wait, I mean Bitcoins.
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Dave Girouard @davegirouard
I know I'm supposed to meet with all the people who tried this before, but they keep telling me why it won't work.
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
Interesting fact from 2014 budget: default rates on subsidized stafford #studentloan program higher than all other programs: 21%.
372d               
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Hunter Walk @hunterwalk
Engineer: We don't need marketing. They add no value.

Me: If you believe that then you've never worked w good marketers.
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
Poaching is what losers call it when winners hire "their" people. If you can't keep your people happy that shit is on you.
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Aaron Levie @levie
Often it's not the conclusion that sets the disruptor and disrupted apart, but the speed at which they act on it.
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SoFi @SoFi
A former Goldman banker explains what it really means to be wealthy read.bi/WWMc5Z
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TIME.com @TIME
New start-up lets students trade part of future salary for cash now | ti.me/Vko9lE
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Daniel Jalkut @danielpunkass
10 months ago Apple announced plans to reduce its $100 Billion cash pile. Now it’s almost $140 Billion. They can’t do anything right.
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Carlo Salerno @EDAnalyst
MOOC credit 2 lure #college students into enrolling in degree? Feels like low/no intro APR on credit card scam. goo.gl/OBuEQ
449d               
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Vittana @vittana
Here's a question for people in the United States. If you could get a student loan from Vittana, would you want one?
449d               
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Chronicle @chronicle
Skip the student loan, find an investor instead: chroni.cl/WUVhL2
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Startup L. Jackson @StartupLJackson
"Good thing we spent 6mo on scalability pre-launch. The thing went hyper-viral day one, just as planned." - nobody ever.
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Ray Tamblyn @raytamblyn
Another reason to skip the payments idea you have: Fred Wilson on Transaction Processing Revenue Models feedproxy.google.com/~r/AVc/~3/TgaP…
451d               
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Josh Galper @JoshGalper
"Wizardry": That's form-filling w/ Fill It @Personal: bit.ly/13F8flS by @AndrewCouts @DigitalTrends
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Mark Suster @msuster
Drives me nuts! “@gaberivera: "Change the world. Or spam trying." -- Motto for half of the VC-backed tech companies out there.”
455d               
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Sara Hanks @SaraCrowdCheck
There are no fake dead girlfriends when CrowdCheck is involved.
455d               
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Jeff Keltner @jkeltner
@alison_nicoll you should really tweet something...
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Wes Huffman @WH_DC
Impetus: Grad PLUS denial abovethelaw.com/2013/01/ex-law… MT @HuffPostCollege Law school grad auctions name to pay student debt huff.to/ZlOI5W
461d               
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Aaron Levie @levie
Steve Ballmer is buying a basketball team to bring to Seattle. Google to respond by obsoleting basketball.
463d               
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Mike Cagney @mcagney
My Fast Money interview - fun stuff! lnkd.in/qnDFGZ
463d               
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Kelsey D. Atherton @AthertonKD
"Manned" is the "vinyl" of aircraft MT @HayesBrown CNN is doing a segment called "Drones Go Commercial." Drone hipsters everywhere lament.
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danprimack @danprimack
Why is no one asking for the Franklin Mint director's opinion on all of this?
463d               
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CommonBond @CommonBond
The story of CommonBond by @JohnAByrne of @PoetsAndQuants: bit.ly/TZ0nHS
463d               
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bacon wrapped Hilary @hillbillyinNYC
Haikus aren't easy; dieting without carbs sucks; Refrigerator #jbtix
464d               
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Aaron Levie @levie
CES: people travel from all over to play with gadgets and not buy anything. Not to be confused with Best Buy.
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Pave @pave
.@epavner Peter Lynch famously said "invest in what you know." What do you know better than the person who wants to follow your footsteps?
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COHEAO @COHEAO
A UK student loan accounting debate. Similar to the US fair-value/FCRA fight.
timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sect… (UK) & economics21.org/commentary/non… (US)
468d               
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Rafe Furst @RafeFurst
Great article on the nuances of "failing fast" as an entrepreneur. Implicit argument for the @pave approach... michaelochurch.wordpress.com/2012/04/08/fai…
468d               
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Orrick Total Access @OrrickTA
Looking for some useful tools and forms to help jump start your #startup? Check out @Orrick's startup tool kit bit.ly/W2Yd7s
470d               
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Aaron Levie @levie
Don't focus on the finish line so much that you miss the adventure. PS, there is no finish line.
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danprimack @danprimack
If Congress was a startup, it would be Color.
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Cory Faucheux @cfauch
@seldo um, dealers are getting kids hooked on crack and heroin and killing them by the millions. The point was criminals don't follow laws.
473d in reply to seldo               
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Aaron Levie @levie
Enterprise disruption occurs because it's easier for a simple product to become advanced than a complex product to become simple.
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Tim Draper @TimDraper
@timothymuller
I think Congress should negotiate for shares of the budget, rather than dollars, so they never go over budget.
475d in reply to timothymuller               
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Tim Draper @TimDraper
@timothymuller happy to. I think our government should keep an honest budget just the way the private sector does.
475d in reply to timothymuller               
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Aaron Levie @levie
Startups: This holiday season, be thankful for your incumbents. If their products were better, you couldn't exist.
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