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June 24, 2011

I never had a great appreciation for the temptation to revise history until I became a VC. We all do it. VC’s say “I knew that was a bad investment” when one of their partners’ companies is struggling.  Or we say “I should never has passed on that deal” when we really never had a […]

June 21, 2011

We’ve been witnessing an institutionalizing of angel investing in recent years.  For the most part, it’s good. There continues to be a gap in the market for stage appropriate seed investors, especially in the East Coast.  But it’s interesting to watch some of these funds pursue a predictable path of evolution.  It’s goes something like […]

June 1, 2011

Tons of chatter recently about the remarkable growth of companies like AirBnB and Square.  I’m big fans of both, and love how ambitious those companies are trying to be (and progressing nicely).  Even if some folks perceive the market as frothy, I think it’s a great thing that there is so much attention around entrepreneurs […]

May 18, 2011

I’ve been having this conversation quite a few times over the last several weeks, so I thought it would be important to do a post on this.The question that I often get asked is “how should I think about the composition of my seed round?”   This is related to my prior post on how […]

May 12, 2011

I met with a few entrepreneurs recently who left interesting companies to pursue their own ideas.  In both cases, they wanted to experiment with a number of different concepts and had plenty of runway to figure out where they ultimately wanted to devote 110% of their efforts. This is an exciting and liberating time for […]

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