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March 19, 2015

I find the most successful fundraises are ones where founders treat capital as a weapon, not as oxygen. If capital is like Oxygen, the conversation focuses on what might go wrong. Will your numbers and assumptions hold up? Will new risks blow up your model or the quality of your service? What unforeseen challenges might make […]

March 17, 2015

There is something so funny and also so appropriate about all this talk about Unicorn companies. I’m not the first person to say that the proliferation of $1B+ valued startups is a signal of an overheated late stage market. Yet, there continues to be so much fanfare and excitement about all of these unicorn companies. […]

March 5, 2015

When entrepreneurs think about approaching VC’s to cultivate a relationship for a round, they often try to match their company with what the VC has funded in the past.  It’s pretty rational.  That investor should both know more about the sector than the next person, and should have an inclination to invest in that sector […]

March 2, 2015

About a year ago, Nancy and I were spending some time with Hardi Meybaum and his family.  Hardi is the founder of our portfolio company GrabCAD which was acquired recently by Stratsys.  It had taken us a long time to schedule this get together (our girls are of similar age, so we try to all get together […]

February 26, 2015

Over a year ago, I wrote a post describing what I was seeing happening in the early stage financing market, especially as it pertained to what I call “genesis rounds“.  Today, genesis rounds or “pre-seeds” are fairly common nomenclature, and in fact, some folks are forming funds specifically targeting these types of opportunities (like my […]

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  • Lee Hower
     - 3 days ago
    If it's a bubble, why does it feel so damn hard? By my partner @robgo http://t.co/6vTEPi4r59
  • Rob Go
     - 4 days ago
    Quick post: If This Is A Bubble, Why Does It Feel So Damn Hard? http://t.co/wQmTRRTSQC
  • Rob Go
     - 4 days ago
    @gregbettinelli what planet are you on?
  • Rob Go
     - 4 days ago
    My friends have gotten really into Line. Now we are just communicating like teenage girls
  • Rob Go
     - 4 days ago
    @schlaf @tinybop cool, just bought for my girls. Although I can't seem to get them to shake their candy crush addiction :)

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