Fewer than 20 of the last 500 IPOs have reached $1b in revenue

7FD3C938-96E8-4B0E-8340-1C14CD20C423.jpegGives new meaning to below: baby’s on fire, better put him in the water.

So look, if you’re in Palo Alto covering the music business you were occasionally going to drift off into Barron‘s magazine roundtable on VC. And then gratuitously plug a relatively anonymous tacky who plays a pretty mean guitar and vocal from MIT, Sophie Diehl — get it there’s a pond there —  of time cat —  A band that covered grateful dead Althea and horse over something about his father — But I am also guessing she works for Stripe which started in 2010 has raised 685m$ and has a unicorn valuation of 20b$.  I also bought a photograph on the wall of the revolution café from Marco and Rae  of a young boy in a Chinese school saluting to power.  He works for Apple   So I’ll have to rethink my theory about Silicon Valley draining talent from culture to industry.   Weird Segway but I stumbled into Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative via Square which are on paper not silicon nor Clay And discovered some live music including an upcoming show with someone who looks kind of cool, TK

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OK this is neither a baby band knew her unicorn but a manikin or if Emma can on mission near 22

1A87AAC0-BD27-4EF1-A064-ED9503E78097.jpegAnd that’s about it for me. I’m off to help Terry my wife make lasagna, then up to San Francisco for the blind boys of Alabama and did I mention I’m taking a course on memoir with Lynn Stagner coming soon is this memoir

About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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