For First Round, it’s All About the Burn Rate

December 18, 2014, 4:00 PM UTC
From YouTube

My inbox is currently filling up with electronic holiday “cards” from investment firms, almost all of which I have deleted after less than a cursory glance. But today came the one I actually look forward to each year: The holiday video from First Round Capital, the venture capital firm that convinces dozens of its entrepreneurs to participate in parodies of the past year’s most popular songs.

This year’s version just came out, and includes First Round portfolio companies lip-syncing modified lyrics to such tunes as Meghan Trainor’s All About The Bass, Sam Smith’s Stay With Me, Pharrell’s Happy and, of course, Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off. Enjoy:



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