September 29, 2014

VC’s, and particularly seed focused VC’s, pursue a variety of different strategies in their portfolio.  Every firm thinks about things a bit differently.  It probably doesn’t really matter too much to entrepreneurs, but after a couple conversations about this with founders recently, I thought I’d share how we tend to think about it. The main parameters […]

September 24, 2014

One mega trend that we’ve been excited about recently is around the ways that technology is allowing for a re-organization of labor markets.  This has been a real trend since the first internet bubble (eLance, Kosmo), and is exploding at the moment. What technology has done in these markets is streamline three things. First, customer […]

September 9, 2014

I got together with an entrepreneur the other day that was looking for some advice. He admitted that he had spoken to a number of angels and VC’s about the product he was working on, and their initial response was a fairly dismissive “I’ve seen this tried many times before”. I’ve said those words before as […]

September 2, 2014

I think it’s sometimes a good exercise for companies to take a step back and think about the big external threats to their businesses.  This forces some level of intellectual honestly about one’s position in the market, and can push you to try to see around corners and respond. Given that, I thought I’d write […]

August 6, 2014

Directr was founded on a mission to allow anyone with a smart phone to create great video. The realization of the founders is that while video is perhaps the most powerful mechanism for communication, very few people are able to use it effectively. In a few short years, the team at Directr built an award […]

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  • Rob Go
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    @alexcalic in a market where deals happens so quickly, there is often not enough time to discern. Too easy to get snake charmed
  • Rob Go
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    @christophmccann yes, but I think it is way way over-emphasized
  • Rob Go
     - 1 day ago
    I've been asking myself this a lot: Is this person really a great entrepreneur? Or just really great at talking about their company?
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    @nickducoff I have