Nick Bilton talks with the man behind the highly successful Union Square Ventures.

The New York Times has a revealing interview with venture capitalist Fred Wilson. Although it's not going to give you a hint about the next technology you should invest in, the piece provides some fascinating insights into the man behind the firm Union Square Ventures that seems to have made a lot of right investing decisions in the last few years (including Foursquare and Twitter).

An excerpt:

NY Times: Did you envision the Web world taking off in the way it has? AVC: I think that we have been surprised by the pace of change. When we started Union Square Ventures in 2003, we didn’t envision the industry would be as big as it is today. Between mobile, social, location and other Web properties, these businesses have become huge staples in people’s everyday lives.

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