Technology and media are so intertwined these days, it’s hard to follow one and not the other. In my pursuit of trying to learn as much as I can about media and entertainment, I’ve been exposed to a lot of information about the Silicon Valley world, where the money that VCs play with dwarfs traditional studio and network revenues.
Here are some excellent websites and blogs to whet your appetite.
http://www.crunchbase.com – the bible, dictionary and thesaurus of tech, all rolled in one.
http://abovethecrowd.com – by Bill Gurley, VC at Benchmark Capital (Instagram, Uber, Dropbox, Twitter).
http://bizpunk.blogspot.com by Mitch Glasky, VC at Benchmark Capital (see above).
http://www.avc.com – by Fred Wilson, VC and principal of Union Square Ventures (Etsy, Twitter, Tumblr, Zynga, Foursquare).
http://paulgraham.com/index.html by Paul Graham, partner at Y Combinator (Airbnb, Dropbox, Scribd, Reddit).