jtangoVC.com https://jtangovc.com VC. Founder, Kepha Partners. Obsessed with fly fishing. A recovering ENTJ. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:01:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://jtangovc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-Jo-500x500-32x32.jpg jtangoVC.com https://jtangovc.com 32 32 37759884 ‘Glory Deflectors’ https://jtangovc.com/glory-deflectors-jack-easterby/ https://jtangovc.com/glory-deflectors-jack-easterby/#comments Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:08:18 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15862 After the Super Bowl, Patriots team captain Matt Slater was interviewed. He was wearing a baseball cap that said “Glory Deflectors.” Curious, I hit Google and found this interesting article about the team’s character coach Jack Easterby. It is no secret that head coach Bill Belichick leaves no stone unturned. The team has it own charter

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Braised Short Ribs https://jtangovc.com/braised-short-ribs/ https://jtangovc.com/braised-short-ribs/#respond Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:45:14 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15851 We have a winter storm coming. Schools are being dismissed early, and my Board meeting today will be a call. If you’re contemplating cooking dinner, might I suggest braised short ribs? Last Sunday, I was early at the grocery store and saw that they had both boneless and with-the-bone beef short ribs. Together, they make

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Foodie Post: Jana Grill https://jtangovc.com/foodie-post-jana-grill/ https://jtangovc.com/foodie-post-jana-grill/#respond Sat, 09 Feb 2019 19:20:35 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15817 I took an UberX from the airport last week, and my driver was awesome. He was from Georgia, the country that straddles Europe and Asia and which used to be part of the Soviet Union. I asked the driver, Irakli, if he missed Georgia. He said he didn’t, except for the food. Soon, we started

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True Hero: Aristides de Sousa Mendes https://jtangovc.com/aristides-de-sousa-mendes/ https://jtangovc.com/aristides-de-sousa-mendes/#respond Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:10:16 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15808 Twitter is like a digital Id. You get everything, unfiltered and all the time: the pedantic, zany, funny, and reprehensible. Occasionally, you’ll find something completely moving and deep. Here is one, in Ben Sprecher’s Tweet below. I encourage you to read the NYT article in the link (or, click here). It is about heroism of

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Super Bowl 53 https://jtangovc.com/super-bowl-53/ https://jtangovc.com/super-bowl-53/#respond Tue, 05 Feb 2019 22:00:37 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15756 It has been a dream since childhood to go to the Super Bowl. So, this past weekend in Atlanta was a milestone event for me. I awoke before dawn the day of the flight, as I was very excited. Most people at the gate wore their Patriots gear, and one family went all-out. I’ve never

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Food Friday: Pho Viet’s II https://jtangovc.com/pho-viet-ii/ https://jtangovc.com/pho-viet-ii/#respond Fri, 01 Feb 2019 20:02:39 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15740 Sometimes, you just get lucky. Our family is a huge fan of Vietnamese food: the clean flavors, the fresh vegetables and herbs, and the silky and sweet Vietnamese-style iced coffee. When the Atrium Mall closed and took with it our favorite Vietnamese restaurant, there’s been a gap in our dining itineraries ever since. There certainly

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