Category Archives: Venture Capital

When it comes to start-ups don’t fall for “If you build it they will come”

Working with start-up and early stage companies is interesting and full of unknowns and yes that’s the fun part of the challenge!   What almost all startups share is a passion for excellence, a cool idea and real business potential. Most … Continue reading

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Tech Crunch and the exuberance of start-ups

I’ve been a fan of Tech Crunch for some time now and even more so since I’ve been watching HBO’s Silicon Valley (I so want to go to Disrupt!). This past Tuesday night I attended a NY Meetup and Pitch-off … Continue reading

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Some Angel and VC investors are averse to cold water

This past Monday evening I attended my fourth NYC Silicon Dragon event hosted by Rebecca Fannin of Silicon Dragon.  Rebecca (author of the 2011 book Start-up Asia ) always puts together an interesting program and she conducts these programs all … Continue reading

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Venture Capital attitudes are changing – for the better I hope

Being a venture capitalist has always sounded like fun to me.   My perception is that most VC’s reach a station in life at which there is an ability to vet opportunities that come over the transom, as well as create … Continue reading

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