Can You Be a Good Investor If You’ve Never Been an Entrepreneur?

My first job out of college was in the field of engineering (Structural Engineering, to be precise). I wanted to build buildings and work on complex job sites where I would wear a hard hat and boss people around. For some strange reason I thought this was what engineers did……..right out of college. After college, when I sat down at my desk for the first … Continue reading Can You Be a Good Investor If You’ve Never Been an Entrepreneur?

Risk and Probability

I have been doing a lot of thinking about risk, reward, and probability and how these things affect our decision making processes. I often wonder if there is a direct and proportionate correlation between risk and reward and how much probability has an impact on the risk/reward relationship. Risk has many different variations and is usually defined as something that “could” occur. Probability is the … Continue reading Risk and Probability

What makes a good CEO?

One of the most common issues pertaining to startup companies that comes up in venture investing is whether or not the existing leadership team could benefit from a change in leadership at the top. If the title of this post didn’t give it away already, yes, I am talking about the CEO position. The CEO position – it is either the least or most coveted … Continue reading What makes a good CEO?