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 place I would want to work would be a company that has momentum, powerful friends, and has been thoroughly vetted by pros.
How can … Read More
In the last post, I discussed how commingled funds, whether they be managed by micro-VCs, leading angels, or traditional venture capital funds, can be an important component in an early stage investor’s overall strategy. This is especially for those who otherwise can’t assemble a diversified portfolio. In this post, I’m going to talk about 9 areas I think are most relevant to look at before investing in a startup fund. They are:
1) The Manager’s Background /Reputation
2) Prior … Read More