Our perspectives, learnings, and insights on traction, venture capital, and product management.

Are You Managing Your International Currency Risk?

18 June 2021

Nowadays, most technology ventures are international in some shape or form, whether it be by supporting international customers, leveraging overseas developers, managing supply chains, or foreign investments (just…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Early Stage Venture Capital

28 May 2020

With VCs chasing companies thriving through the crisis, this may actually be one of the best times in history to raise early-stage capital.

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Pitching the Tailwinds of the Coronavirus Outbreak

25 March 2020

With half of Americans now ordered to “shelter in place,” we’re definitively in the throes of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In the startup world, venture capitalists have put…

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Raising Venture Capital in the Time of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 March 2020

Baron Rothschild famously said “buy when there’s blood in the streets,” but when the metaphor is playing out in real-time it’s hard for any investor to imagine backing…

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Determining your target VC check size

03 February 2020

Founders seeking venture capital typically know their target round size, but they underestimate the sales process involved with successfully closing. To make an otherwise distracting and stressful fundraising…

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How Venture Capital Will be Impacted by the Next Recession

17 October 2019

Many within the startup community believe we’re staring the next recession in the face. Founders I’ve been working with are trying to figure out what that means for…

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