This is the fourth post in a blog series on trust. I previously wrote about how trust is critical in the VC-entrepreneur relationship (“When Entrepreneurs and VCs Break Up”). I also wrote two posts on trust between the VC and his investors (the “LPs”), looking at the relationship from each party’s perspective (the posts are
We’re really excited to announce that we led a Series A investment in a company called Shareaholic, which reaches 270 million users a month. More details in this Tech Crunch article.
We are about to finish a two-week vacation on Cape Cod. One of my favorite things to do is to get up at dawn and go for a long bike ride. There’s something rejuvenating about biking in the coolness of a summer’s dawn, with only the sounds of awaking birds and the rhythmic whir of
One of my favorite books is Stephen Ambrose’s Band of Brothers. He writes about a company of paratroopers during World War II, following them from D-Day to the end of the war. They land on Utah Beach in complete chaos, push through Europe, almost freeze that winter, help liberate Dachau, and take Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest
I’ve been playing with the beta product for Cloze, one of our new investments. I know I’m biased, but this really changes how I use email and manage my contacts. Very slick product. Wow. I”ve been interacting with it most of the morning. Founders Dan Foody and Alex Coté are onto something. Here’s the value
People used to think we were crazy. Not many do now. Let me explain. Recently, my partner Eric and I met up with one of our major investors, to update them on what we’re up to. This is is a very large institutional investor with a sophisticated view of the world. They told us they