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How universities can help students and alumni work in the tech industry

“CEO is the new Analyst.” My former Partner John Frankel of ff Venture Capital observes that 20 years ago, the defining movie of the generation was “Wall Street”.  Everyone wanted to work in finance. But now, the defining movie of today’s twentysomethings is “The Social Network”. Everyone [...continue reading]

Design your company culture like the world’s largest hedge fund

Ray Dalio, Founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, is a man after my own heart.  A few years ago he publicly set down his core Principles for living, managing, and investing.  Bridgewater uses these codified rules for recruiting, training, and most important, managing the [...continue reading]

October 18, CT: HBS Panel on VC in Connecticut

I’ll be a panelist at a HBS Club of Connecticut/HBS Angels Venture Capital in Connecticut Panel Discussion and Cocktail Reception on October 18. The event will be held at the recently-established Stamford Innovation Center, of which fellow panelist Barry Schwimmer is Founder and Managing Partner. [...continue reading]

HBS Club of CT, Nov. 19 event: Private Equity Operating Executives Panel with Goldman Sachs, General Atlantic, CVC Capital

The Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut invites you to a Panel Discussion on It's the People: Improving Private Equity Portfolio Company Valuations by Working with Operating Executives Bush-Holley Historic Site 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT [...continue reading]

Event Sep. 21, Stamford, CT: for CFOs of mid-size/larger companies

The event below is targeted at CFOs of mid-size and larger companies (over $50M in revenues). I hope that you can join us. CFO Leadership Team First Alumni Gathering September 21, Stamford, CT Guest Speaker: David Teten The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online Join fellow [...continue reading]

In Search of Alpha: Innovation in Securities Research (2/9/06 Harvard Business School Club of CT Panel)

I recently was fortunate to participate in a panel discussion on "In Search of Alpha: Innovation in Securities Research", sponsored by The Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, in Greenwich, CT. Tom Hutchinson and Michael Mayhew of Integrity Research already blogged [...continue reading]