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Alastair Goldfisher

San Francisco Bay Area
Venture Capital Editor, Buyouts Insider — PE Hub Network
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Venture Capital Editor, reporting on all aspects of #venturecapital #VC (@vcjournal @pehub @pehubcanada). I tweet + RT news, opinions #photos and stuff I like

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Alastair Goldfisher is Venture Capital Editor of VCJ and peHUB, two Buyouts Insider publications. Alastair primarily reports on the venture capital industry, which includes fundraising, investments, sector trends, venture-backed M&A, personnel news and other VC-related topics from startup to ...

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Exclusive VCJ subs: VCJ Alert: Monthly Dashboard: February fundraising soars, thanks to Norwest, Battery  #VC via @vcjournal
@sunshinemug Spray and pray. Lot of ideas come out of SV in the hope that some take off like a rocket, knowing duds too are in the mix. Is it better to focus on one idea and make it great? Or 10 ideas knowing most will suck or be ok and 1 may score? SV is about the latter
@sunshinemug Certainly it captured the hype and the nonsensical nature surrounding crypto, like that bit about Bitconnect is wild. Did you see the vid? It's here at  and the part about Brock Pearce begins around 19:45
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What was your first job as a journalist?

As a paid journalist, it was when I wrote about city politics for $20 a story for the Montebello News in Southern California.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Both manual and electric. But not in years.

How is social media changing news?

Long form journalism is more rare. Plus, we're accustomed to alerts and notifications on our mobile devices more so than reading the news.