Follow me

My new book: To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear

 You can now pre-order my forthcoming book, To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear. I started writing this at age 20, and have been writing it over the years all the way until we finalized the manuscript a few weeks ago. When I was a junior at Yale, I realized that I was [...continue reading]

Flexible VCs With Structures Between Equity and Revenue-Based Investing

(co-written with Jamie Finney, Founding Partner at Greater Colorado Venture Fund. His work on VC and small communities can be found at greatercolorado.vc/blog. ) This essay is part of a series on alternative VC: I: Revenue-Based Investing: a new option for founders who care about control II: [...continue reading]

Flexible VC, a New Model for Companies Targeting Profitability

(co-written with Jamie Finney, Founding Partner at Greater Colorado Venture Fund. His work on VC and small communities can be found at greatercolorado.vc/blog. ) This essay is part of a series on alternative VC: I: Revenue-Based Investing: a new option for founders who care about control II: [...continue reading]

New video: best practices in venture capital sourcing

I just posted the video from my keynote talk at the Ascent Conference on best practices in VC sourcing. For the full slide deck and other resources, see: Where are the deals? How VCs identify the next generation of winning companies. (This video references "S.O.P. Ventures", which was the name of [...continue reading]

How business leaders can promote wearing masks and stop COVID-19

The overwhelming consensus of medical opinion is that in order to mitigate COVID-19 as effectively as some other countries have, America needs to make mask-wearing normative. How can you help?  Some ideas: Incorporate masks into your visual communications. In your advertising, brochures, [...continue reading]

How universities can keep alumni excited and connected

A new board member of the Alumni Association for one of the Ivies reached out and asked me for some ideas on how they could better engage their graduates. I took this as a challenge, and brainstormed a list of ideas on how universities can do more to engage their alumni community.  I thought this [...continue reading]

How Israel and the Arab World Connect Through Technology

One of the greatest missed opportunities in Middle East business is no longer going to be missed. Back in July, I wrote an essay in Geektime on "The Anti-Israel BDS Movement Will Fail". Little did I know how quickly that would prove true! Many Israeli companies build technologies which could [...continue reading]

ESG in Venture Capital: Interview with Blue Future Partners (VC Fund of Funds)

Blue Future Partners, a venture capital fund of funds, recently interviewed me on ESG in venture capital. Here's what I said: In your career in tech and VC, how has your focus on ESG responsibility changed over time? There’s an old line from Victor Hugo: “If a man is not a [liberal] at twenty, it [...continue reading]

x Logo: Shield Security
This Site Is Protected By
Shield Security