My dream portfolio in 2018 Last year I wrote down what my dream venture portfolio would be, assuming I had the capital and they’d take my money. Everyone from 2017 is still alive and kicking but thought I should write about companies I’d back that are new to me this year. While most of these […]
As an aspiring venture capitalist I’ve always maintained a list of what my portfolio would include if I had a fund (and of course if they’d take my money). This is a list of companies that I’d be thrilled to put money into. I saw a tweet from Jonathon Triest advocating for doing this exercise in […]
Here I’ve compiled a bunch of things I wish I knew before starting a business. Legal Difference between LLC, S, C, and B entity structures and why Delaware C is most attractive to Venture http://www.startuplawblog.com/choice-of-entity/ The components of (and importance of) a founders agreement http://strtp.com/ http://foundrs.com/ economics who owns what percentage how does selling ownership […]
“Anyone who I tell my specific idea to has to sign an NDA” I have heard this phrase a few times over the past few weeks and it is ALWAYS concerning. Those who know me know that my modus operandi is to de-risk everything. NDAs are an extension of risk averse behavior but in my […]
Unless you are living under a rock you probably heard that the Snapchat founding team just turned down a $3 billion dollar offer from Facebook. Everyone seems to have an opinion on how stupid this decision was, even Barstool sports covered it. Let’s back up to late June 2013 when Snapchat raised a $60 million dollar round. […]
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