Geez. Where is the floor? #svb at $60 one hour ago pic.twitter.com/6qOBTu2BSW — Jo Tango (@jtangoVC) March 10, 2023 SVB. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is something I am still processing, honestly. I know many good people at the bank and, a long time ago, served on one of their Advisory Boards. It was
It’s a wonderful time of the year: I have free time. We recently just had our annual meeting with our Limited Partners, and HBS is very nearly about to start spring break. So, for the next week, I have some slack time, and I’m looking forward to doing some local fly fishing and some reading.
When a beloved Professor at HBS asked me if I’d consider coming back to teach part-time, I didn’t know what to say. But I did my due diligence. I contacted about a dozen current and former instructors. “What was the best part of being at HBS?” I asked. “The students,” each and every single person
(Periodically, I send a note to my students. Here’s one from this morning.) So, I’m at my HBS office this Saturday morning. It is a wonderful time to decompress and prep. No one is around, the sun is just starting to glimmer, and the chilly morning air sharpened my senses as I walked across an
I read Bertrand Cooper’s interesting essay today in The Times: “I Escaped Poverty, but Hunger Still Haunts Me.” As I’ve written before, for a period in my childhood, I went hungry. And, I’ve never forgotten that gnawing feeling. When you’re eight years old, you don’t know what “normal” is, as you have no perspective. You
We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 80+ entrepreneurs over eight years and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Juicebox. It is our 26th investment so far (portfolio here). The company is not saying much about what it is doing, but I can include the following from this