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New video: To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear

I spoke today at the Ideagen Cloud, A.I., & Innovation Summit and summarized my second book, To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear. Here's the video: I hope you'll get our new book!  I've attached below the slides from the video: [...continue reading]

What is the Best CRM and Marketing Tech Platform for a New Private Equity/Venture Capital Fund?

One of the first decisions we had to make in setting up our new VC fund, Versatile Venture Capital, was our CRM and marketing technology infrastructure.   I’m very interested in the tech stack of private equity/VC firms, both to improve the efficiency of Versatile VC and also as a focus area for [...continue reading]

Interview: VC Funds, Limited Partners, and How They Use Technology

Real Vision just posted my interview with Kevin MONSERRAT on the use of technology for limited partners, venture capitalists, and founders: [...continue reading]

Exclusive webinar with ex-President of one of the largest family holding companies

DC Finance is one of the oldest and largest family office networks. They are hosting Greg Weyerhaeuser Piasecki, former President of one of America's largest family holding companies, for a virtual interview with me, Tuesday, October 26, 11:00 am ET. (This is immediately before their East Coast [...continue reading]

New video: How to Win Consulting, Board, and Deal Roles with Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

I hosted a presentation and discussion last night for GoingVC on "How to Win Consulting, Board, and Deal Roles with Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds". I've embedded below the video and slide deck. You can see an essay summarizing my advice here. I discuss all the ways you can work with [...continue reading]

Why Governments Should Invest in Their Diaspora Founders

We are brainstorming a new solution to a widespread challenge in many countries: how to develop a self-sustaining, independent local tech ecosystem. Our proposal: governments systematically support funding for their diaspora founders, not just the local founders. I co-wrote this essay with [...continue reading]

Ripe For Disruption: The Asset Management Business

Joe Reilly, CEO of Circulus Group and a longtime contributor to Family Wealth Report, interviewed me to share views on disruption in asset management, my research into the field, and where the industry needs to be headed. Reilly: You’ve been co-leading a research project on innovation in the [...continue reading]

Free Money for Student Tech Founders

Starting a new business as a student is daunting. How can you get free money and other support for your business idea?  Right here. We have collected a wide range of freebies, contests, accelerators, online communities, and VCs designed for student tech founders. I have been researching this [...continue reading]

Interview with Confluence.vc (Gated community for VCs)

Confluence.vc is a vibrant online community exclusively for VCs. The two founders, Clay Norris and Tyler Dean, interviewed me for their podcast. We discussed: How members of the community can work with Versatile VC Versatile’s unusual approach Diversity and VC Opportunities within the [...continue reading]