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Jeff Bezos, “Exhibit 99.1,” Shareholder Letter, (April 13, 2017), https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1018724/000119312517120198/d373368dex991.htm.

Yinmeng Zhang, “How to Measure User Retention and Track Improvement,” Apptimize, July 28, 2016, https://apptimize.com/blog/2016/07/measure-user-retention-track-improvement/.

josephg, “Josephg’s Comment on ‘How We Built r/Place,’” Comment, Hacker News, (April 14, 2017), https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14112085.

Bruce Booth, “Of Abundance And Scarcity In Venture Capital,” LifeSciVC, March 13, 2017, https://lifescivc.com/2017/03/abundance-scarcity-venture-capital/.

Ty Magnin, “The 4 Customer Retention Metrics You Need to Measure Now,” Appcues Blog, accessed April 15, 2017, https://www.appcues.com/blog/the-4-customer-retention-metrics-you-need-to-measure-now/.

Colin Dickey, “The Elements of Bureaucratic Style,” Longreads, April 12, 2017, https://longreads.com/2017/04/12/the-elements-of-bureaucratic-style/.

Eric Newcomer, “Uber, Lifting Financial Veil, Says Sales Growth Outpaces Losses,” Financial News, Bloomberg.com, (April 14, 2017), https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-14/embattled-uber-reports-strong-sales-growth-as-losses-continue.

Alex Wilhelm and Katie Roof, “Uber Shares Growing Financials to Distract from Negative Publicity,” TechCrunch, April 14, 2017, http://social.techcrunch.com/2017/04/14/uber-shares-growing-financials-to-distract-from-negative-publicity/.

Author: Jason D. Rowley

As I mentioned elsewhere, I wear a lot of hats. Currently, I'm interested in VC data, early stage startups, and journalism. Previously I've been a blogger, designer, researcher, startup founder, (temporary) college dropout, connector, occasional branding designer and amateur chef.

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