Shane Battier - angel investor

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  1. Rocket104

    Rocket104 Contributing Member

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    sorry if this was already posted - had no idea he was jumping into angel investing

    http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/30/socialcam-angel-funding-investors/

     
  2. acshen

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    Lots of NBA & ex-NBA players invest in companies, some are just simply more financially prudent than others (T-Mac has a water company lol)
     
  3. acshen

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    angel investing & venture capital is how the rich become extravagantly rich
     
  4. Ricksmith

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    I still don't quite understand the hype around instagram and this viddy and socialcam. How is it better, or different from uploading pictures to flickr or videos to YouTube?
     
  5. TheRealist137

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    People eat those filters up
     
  6. acshen

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    Instagram was purchased because it had 300 MM members
     
  7. Dei

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    Better than Dasdak.
     
  8. RedRedemption

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    Anything with a user friendly GUI that enables ordinary people to give the false impression that they are talented in something (like Instagram) will be instantly popular.
     
  9. gatsby

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    Try 25-30 million champ. Not 300.
     
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    The Alaskan Assassin's name is on the list as well.
     
  11. JeopardE

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    Isn't Socialcam the one that constantly posts porn-ish videos to Facebook under unsuspecting people's accounts?
     
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