jtangoVC.com http://jtangovc.com VC. Founder, Kepha Partners. Obsessed with fly fishing. A recovering ENTJ. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:59:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/jtangovc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-Jo-500x500.jpg?fit=32%2C32 jtangoVC.com http://jtangovc.com 32 32 37759884 My Dream http://jtangovc.com/my-dream/ http://jtangovc.com/my-dream/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:08:47 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=13608 This is a friend of mine, who recently fished for steelhead: A post shared by Alex Bagdonas (@broker_on_the_fly) on Nov 21, 2017 at 5:57am PST   I first met him when I was fishing a river, and we started chatting. A few months later, at a different river, we ran into each other again. And,

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Hope http://jtangovc.com/hope/ http://jtangovc.com/hope/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:10:46 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=13602 The fastest-growing demographic in fly fishing? Women (more here). And, I think that’s a good thing. Here is a very amazing video by a noted film maker, Todd Moen. His work is always beautifully-produced, from the visuals to the music. They are true pieces of art. This video profiles some women who have been battling

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Taxes http://jtangovc.com/taxes/ http://jtangovc.com/taxes/#respond Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:58:39 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=13585 As someone who studied Economics in college, I often am interested in how people behave in groups. Carrots and sticks, incentives and disincentives, and the overall world of “Freakonomics.” I see it regularly in my job. Sectors become “hot” and attract many investors and entrepreneurs. Just as suddenly, they “cool.” People often buy high and

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Snowstorm Fishing http://jtangovc.com/snowstorm-fishing/ http://jtangovc.com/snowstorm-fishing/#respond Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:43:01 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=13574 It was just a half-day. But, there is something amazing about being at a river during the first snowfall of the year. The first snowflake or two comes down, and, soon, a constellation of brethren thereafter. There was almost no one else fishing a very long river today. I suppose that only the crazies fish

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Food Friday: Holiday Cheese Board http://jtangovc.com/food-friday-holiday-cheese-board/ http://jtangovc.com/food-friday-holiday-cheese-board/#respond Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:05:06 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=13557 One of my favorite blogs is “Food Wishes.” Chef John is funny and makes great videos. Recently, he posted one on making a cheese board for guests. Here it is. Best wishes for a festive and relaxing holiday season. It is serendipitous, but, we have quite a few holiday events on the calendar. They’re all

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Thanksgiving Eve 2017 http://jtangovc.com/thanksgiving-eve-2017/ http://jtangovc.com/thanksgiving-eve-2017/#comments Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:51:00 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=13523 It is a unique and supremely-nice sensation just before Thanksgiving: inbox zero, office paperwork done, and shutting down the laptop. I’m in Harvard Square this morning. So, with work done, I go for a walk. A gentle rain amid the cold fall air. The Square is unusually empty, with students away for break. It is

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