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?
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
I enjoyed this graphic a friend of mine sent over in his newsletter. Continue reading The Emotional Journey of Creating Anything Great
It’s the first day of the New Year and now that 2016 is over it’s probably appropriate to look back and reflect on all the positive things that happened last year. Professionally, I was able to work with a stellar team to create a new investment fund for our company. I got a title change from Manager to Director. Our firm had two portfolio companies … Continue reading 2017 Goal Planning
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?
I’ve had the fortunate experience to work with a wide variety of entrepreneurs in many different industries. Although all of them individually are different, they all have one common smilarity: They’re all usually raising capital.
Raising capital is often……. Continue reading Raising Capital