Growing up, I never felt like I fit in. Born in the USA, moved to Canada when I was 1 year old. Vancouver at that time was a backwater and we were…
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Most advice is not good. I admit that. Most investors don’t know what they are talking about. Most founders give very industry or stage specific advice…
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This is something I've pondered since I heard it from my friend Shaan Puri a few weeks ago. (attributed to Naval Ravikant) “The way people tend to work…
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From Syndicates to Angellist Spearhead, Operator-Angel Funds, Rolling Venture Capital Funds & Solo Capitalists
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How Silicon Valley Uses This
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I find this happens often for founders. They push for a partnership with a large distribution partner too early. The thinking goes like this. “We have…
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Caught up with one of my old startup founders, Dima Zaruta and he shared with me an incredibly useful framework for figuring out where you spend your…
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Lots of talk around Silicon Valley circles about the upcoming capital drought and recession. As I write this in May, it definitely feels like the wave…
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I was talking about the Crypto token Solana (SOL) with a friend a few weeks back. Solana’s value has literally exploded, pumping a full 24% in one day…
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Seeing this awesome t-shirt made me chuckle. Also made me think. We live in a social media & media saturated world full of posers. So much talk and so…
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I’ve been lucky here, having a fairly broad experience of scaling in Silicon Valley. Had some experience @ Alibris (scaling from 15 to 150), at Yahoo…
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Founders want to take money from smart experienced founders. They want people who have gone through the journey of founding a successful company…
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