Internet of Everything

The global reach of the internet is grossly unrealized. Although it’s hard to find a reliable source of information for this, most reputable sources state that nearly 60% of the world still does not have access to the internet. There are a number of companies who are developing and creating technology that might cost effectively bring the internet to the most distant and remote regions … Continue reading Internet of Everything

Entrepreneur’s Guide to Problem Solving

This week I had the opportunity to speak with several early-stage, technology companies throughout the country. No matter where a company is based, I am usually most focused on learning the following things in the first meeting: What problem is being solved Is there enough evidence to justify the problem is big enough (can it scale) Can I clearly understand who benefits most from using … Continue reading Entrepreneur’s Guide to Problem Solving

Key Takeaways from one of the Most Successful VC Firms in the World

Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Pete Sonsini, General Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). NEA is based in Silicon Valley along Sand Hill Road and has more than $3B in assets under management in their latest fund. For more than 30 years the firm has invested in over 350 companies and has had 208 companies IPO – quite an achievement by … Continue reading Key Takeaways from one of the Most Successful VC Firms in the World