As always, Steve Blank and Friends Nail It

Readers know I’m not posting much nor doing a lot of (non-syndicated) angel investing now, but I read a great post on Steve Blank‘s blog yesterday inspired by John Selep. The post shows one investor’s framework for tieing in Steve’s management teachings to improve not only his odds of making successful investments, but those of … More As always, Steve Blank and Friends Nail It

My reactions to Google #Glass…and a new investment

Yes, @objlphil, I’ve got mine and you don’t. With that out of the way, our startup has been playing with @googleglass, and we wrote up a blogpost that was featured on TabbForum.  If you can’t get through the registration process at Tabb Forum, you can also see a version here via our new BuysideFX website. … More My reactions to Google #Glass…and a new investment

My Favorite Angel Investor I Don’t Know

Apologies for having fallen off the blogging wagon in the last year. I’ve also slowed down the angel investing pace–a little bit because of valuations, but mostly because I’m running another startup, BuysideFX which takes up all my attention. (I’ll tell the story about how I decided to fund that later when we have something big to … More My Favorite Angel Investor I Don’t Know

Entrepreneurs: What to Do if You Don’t Have an Idea

This post was originally published in OnStartups. I hope to be doing further guest posting on that site, which is one of my favorites. Thanks to Dharmesh Shah for his edits. Don’t have an idea yet for a startup? Then get off your butt and go work for someone else’s cool startup!  And the first … More Entrepreneurs: What to Do if You Don’t Have an Idea

Why Every Angel Should Beg to Mentor at an Accelerator

Most angels who volunteer as mentors cite noble reasons to do so: “paying it forward”, “giving back”, educating the next generation of entrepreneurs, and so on.  I love people who help others purely for altruistic reasons, and I hope such motives stay foremost in mentors’ minds.  The more favors you do, the more come back … More Why Every Angel Should Beg to Mentor at an Accelerator