I pray today for all the families.
A Harvard B-School alum cold-called me and asked to meet. He graduated from b-school a few years ago, took his start-up through the MassChallenge program, and now, has closed his company due to lack of funding. We met. He asked me for career advice. My advice was along the lines of what I’ve posted previously
I met recently with an entrepreneur. Great pedigree, multiple start-ups, and prior “big time” VC backing. Someone whom I’ve known for a long time and greatly respect. He has spent the past four years in Cleantech with two start-ups. He’s now throwing in the towel. He said that Cleantech was a very promising sector when
I spent most of Friday at TechStars’ Cambridge office, meeting 1-on-1 with the new teams. I was surprised when one of the entrepreneurs mentioned the Myers-Briggs personality test. She and her co-founders had taken the test and knew each other’s profiles. They accurately predicted mine (I’m what is called an “ENTJ“). Here are strengths of
Fred Wilson wrote a few weeks ago about how he invests his money (more here). I thought I would do the same. A huge chunk of our net worth is tied up in the Kepha funds. For the rest, I follow the Yale endowment model, but adjusted for retail investors. Specifically I follow the recommendations
I caught up this week with a friend of mine. He’s a serial entrepreneur and has been hanging out at MassChallenge. During our discussion, we talked about when it’s right to start a company? Should you start one right after college? He’s of the opinion that you should not do so right after school. He