Sellouts, Shills, Con Men, And Egress Pushers

Hit men, click whores, and paid apologists: Welcome to the Silicon Cesspool

Separately another VC recently told me his firm recently had passed on opportunities to invest in some new tech blogs that were proposing a business model he described as “hush money.” Potential investors were being offered “most favored nation” status for themselves and their portfolio companies if they put money into the site.

Lyons does a great job tearing into the King of Dicks, Arrington, and his Queen, Siegler, among others.

This is my periodic reminder to all of you to read my FTC Disclosure.

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