Unconscious Bias and its Affect on Women and People of Color in Tech

I went to San Francisco last week to attend the Angel Capital Association (ACA) conference. ACA hosts several smaller conferences throughout the year, but the larger, annual conference is held just once a year usually in a cool city that everyone wants to go to. The purpose of the conference was for angel investors, entrepreneurs, … More Unconscious Bias and its Affect on Women and People of Color in Tech

Money is a Commodity – “You” Are Your Greatest Asset

I had a conversation with an aspiring entrepreneur this week about her company’s need for capital and how she thought I could help. I’ll admit, I am not that fond of her idea, but I was somewhat intrigued at how open she was about her struggle with convincing others to believe in her. I actually … More Money is a Commodity – “You” Are Your Greatest Asset

Is having access to too much upfront capital bad for entrepreneurs?

Every entrepreneur who’s ever been through the experience of raising money knows it is not easy. Not only is it not easy, at times it can be very humbling. Especially when you believe wholeheartedly in your idea and you have to beg and plead with other people to believe in your idea as well. While … More Is having access to too much upfront capital bad for entrepreneurs?

The Power of Focus

One of the hardest things for people to do is “focus.” In today’s fast-moving world it seems even harder because there are so many things that distract us from focusing on the things that really matter. Distractions are inevitable. But I think people who are able to limit (or completely eliminate) the number of distractions … More The Power of Focus