You Can’t Fire Your Investor

It is great that the capital markets serving founders have become hyperefficient. Being able to get a round done in a week vs a quarter is huge for founders who have better things to do than run around the country talking to VCs.

01/30/2020 - 15:38

Too Early is Never the Real Reason

I see this time and time again—a founder pitches a VC or an angel and they say to come back when there’s more traction. The founder then goes off and raises from friends and family or invests their own savings in the idea in an attempt to come back with a handful of customer or users.

02/03/2020 - 13:37

Luck And Smarts Help This Entrepreneur Succeed

Some entrepreneurs are lucky and some entrepreneurs are smart. Catherine Tabor is both. Luck for her was being in the right place at the right time. Smart was spotting gaps in the market and developing services to fill those gaps.

02/05/2020 - 12:39

What Happens During a 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat?

I just got back from my first Vipassana retreat, and I wanted to jot down some thoughts and reflections on how it went down, what I learned, and what I’d recommend for others who might be asking themselves “Should I consider doing a Vipassana Retreat?”

02/08/2020 - 13:41