We are at the tail end of a family bicycling trip in Tuscany, and it has been a challenging and rewarding trip. Florence was our point of departure, and it was beautiful. We are on another trip for families via Backroads and are having a great time. The Backroads leaders are again great, and we
Our family angel program (details here) just invested in Cyclops.io. I first met Founder Waikit Lau in 2001, and we’ve stayed in touch over the years. In fact, when I was thinking of starting up a family angel program, I reached out to some trusted friends for feedback, and he was one of them. Waikit
Our family angel program (details here) just invested in WEVO Conversion. We recently connected with Nitzan Shaer and were very impressed. We really liked the many life and business experiences he has had over multiple geographies, and it was quite clear right away that he is very good with people. I checked in with some
Our family angel program (details here) just invested in Mogul, and we are very pumped. We recently connected with founder Tiffany Pham and heard about her life story. From Vietnam to Paris to Plano, Texas, Tiffany has experienced and overcome a great deal. In addition, we really liked her sincerity and clear leadership skills that
My first job out of college ended up being a huge mistake. But, I recovered and took with me some lessons learned. Back in the Roaring 1980s, the hottest investment bank was Wasserstein Perella. The founders started a new M&A firm and proceeded to cherry pick very successful partners from other firms. A roster of
With heavy rain coming, a family sub-group is at the Boston Museum of Science. We wanted to see the new space exhibit. Also, I didn’t want to sit around the house. The exhibit was extremely interesting and well worth it. My favorite part was a satellite video of the earth, flashed onto a large screen.