As I dig through my Google Docs “electronic shoebox”, I’ve been amazed at the stuff in there. Old family pictures. Unfinished to-do lists. And an hour ago I saw a blog post I wrote on 9/13/13, just over 1 year ago, but never posted because I didn’t want to take the time to edit it … More Reheating Ben Yoskovitz: the Lost Post
Wayne is IN! And I’m thrilled to be along for the ride. Details below. Let’s start with some non-controversial startup investment logic: 1) Critical elements to successful startup investing are staying on top of technology trends and having access to good deals 2) Smart entrepreneurs seek out as advisors/investors those successful role models who … More It’s Wayne’s World! Party On, Excellent Syndicate!
As hinted in the previous post, I’m changing tactics, even though I haven’t changed startup investing philosophy. I’m cutting down the pace of individual company investments at least by half and probably more, even though I’m increasing the overall total of the investments (courtesy of @Crashlytics and Twitter). The difference: I’m farming out the work. … More Why I’m Switching Over to @AngelList Syndicates
Anyone who regularly reads this column knows I love AngelList. It’s the matchmaker service between promising startups and early stage investors which has revolutionized angel and maybe even VC investing. There has been a slew of recent articles on AL, including good ones from Venture Hacks, Venture Beat, and BostInnovation. But while there are a few … More AngelList’s Big Four Benefits for Investors