jtangoVC.com https://jtangovc.com VC. Founder, Kepha Partners. Obsessed with fly fishing. A recovering ENTJ. Sun, 14 Oct 2018 19:30:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://jtangovc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-Jo-500x500-32x32.jpg jtangoVC.com https://jtangovc.com 32 32 37759884 Trading Places and Harvard Business School https://jtangovc.com/trading-places-and-harvard-business-school/ https://jtangovc.com/trading-places-and-harvard-business-school/#comments Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:21:25 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15304 After 48 hours at Harvard Business School, I was transported back in time to when I was a student facing a big decision: What career should I pursue? Honestly, I don’t recall where I heard it or where I read it. But, one of the best career advice questions I’ve ever heard is this: “Can

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Angel Investment: Tettra https://jtangovc.com/angel-investment-tettra/ https://jtangovc.com/angel-investment-tettra/#comments Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:53:13 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15277 Our family’s desire to leverage capitalism for altruism continues (details here) . Our family angel program has invested in Tettra. It is our seventh investment since we launched the program in May. We connected with Andy Cook and knew quite a few people in common, folks whom we already know and trust.  Mrs. T. and

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‘RBG’ https://jtangovc.com/rbg/ https://jtangovc.com/rbg/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 12:00:42 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15257 One of our daughters and I went to see RBG, the documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It was very good. The movie featured archival footage, but also, interviews with the Justice, her friends and her family. I was particularly moved by the details of her private life: losing her mother while young, suffering indignations

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Clear Flour Bread https://jtangovc.com/clear-flour-bread/ https://jtangovc.com/clear-flour-bread/#respond Sat, 08 Sep 2018 16:39:05 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15258 If you periodically crave perfectly-executed breads and pastries, where the ingredients are few and pure, and the staff both live and breathe dough, look no further than Brookline’s Clear Flour Bread. It is a small and humble-looking place, where lines stretch out the door early on a Saturday morning just as the doors open. Many cars

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Labor Day 2018 https://jtangovc.com/labor-day-2018/ https://jtangovc.com/labor-day-2018/#respond Mon, 03 Sep 2018 20:36:06 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15249 Yesterday, we dropped off our son at college. Having done this a few times, I feel that we have a system well in place. The move went very smoothly, and it was great to see his new room and meet some of his suite-mates. As is our tradition, Mrs. T. and I afterwards went out

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ https://jtangovc.com/crazy-rich-asians/ https://jtangovc.com/crazy-rich-asians/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 10:28:04 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15227 The older members of our family went out to see Crazy Rich Asians on Friday night. I highly recommend it. It is entertaining, witty and very easy on the eyes. Director Jon Chu did an amazing job, and Constance Wu was a great choice for the female lead role. Here is the trailer. I really

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