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Rick Bolander Interview: VC Says Facebook Buy Of Instagram Is Anomaly In Tech, Social Media

Rick Bolander says Facebook’s purchase of Instagram is an anomaly in the tech, Social Media space. In the third installment of my interview with the Managing Partner of Gabriel Venture Partners, Mr. Bolander explains his reasons for such a position. “Gabriel will never invest based on an anomaly,” he said. Moreover, Bolander observes that the […]

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Rick Bolander Is The Best VC You Never Heard Of

Who is Rick Bolander? When I say “venture capitalist” who comes to mind for you? Is it Peter Thiel, who was made famous by appearing in the movie The Social Network thanks to actor Wallace Langham? Is it Ron Conway, the much-loved, affable co-boss of Y Combinator, who, with business partner Yuri Milner, helped entrepreneurs […]

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Kajeet: Rick Bolander Funds Cell Phone Service For Kids To Battle Sexting

If you’re a parent who’s wondered how to virtually corral the chance that your kids will use their cell phone for something called “sexting,” you’ve probably pounded your head in frustration. Well, there’s an answer: Kajeet, a cell phone service “for kids” located in Maryland, but funded by Silicon Valley investor Rick Bolander, who serves […]