Entrepreneurship

The Reckoning of Orchestra Representation: A Vision for Blind Audition...

For many of us, ‘The Voice’ was our first introduction to blind auditions. After years of watching American Idol and The...
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Breaking Into A New Market? 5 Practical Tips For Non-US Startups To Su...

In 20+ years in Silicon Valley I have both seen, advised and sometimes dissuaded foreign entrepreneurs about coming to the US....
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First Institutional Raise – Single Investor Or Syndicate?

In a recent conversation with a young woman founder, I was asked whether founders should raise their first institutional round from...
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Patients, Not Patents, Will Shape Life Science

Why M&A strategy focusing on selling low-margin business inhibits innovation, lowers entry barriers, dilutes expertise, and weakens patient ties In the last...
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Asymptotes everywhere

An asymptote is a straight line that constantly approaches a given curve but does not meet at any infinite distance. In other...
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A Corporate As Your Lead Investor? 4 Key Factors For Startups

Startups get interest from strategic investors all the time. We expect that interest to become more pronounced given the current market...
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Economics = Mathematics + Psychology or My Psychological New Year Wis...

I am an economist-mathematician by training. Therefore, I know that mathematical equations can describe qualitative economic relationships pretty well. That’s the...
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The Merger and Acquisition Shopping Experience

Digital improvements have transformed shoppers’ mindsets, and firms can use new best practices to buy or sell assets. Digital technology has...
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To Be Or Not To Be? 4 Principles For Investing In A Startup VS VC Fund

Almost every day I get asked about how investing in a VC fund is different from a startup. So this is...
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Engineering Funnel? 10 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Find And Hire Technic...

For startups, especially at the early stages, finding and hiring technical talent is the single biggest bottleneck. This is a post...
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The Evolving Role Of The Doctor

The pandemic has catalyzed technology adoption within healthcare, and thus indirectly, has accelerated the evolution of physicians’ role within medicine and...
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Why We Invested in CalmWave - Managing Hospitals Better Using AI

Excited to announce our investment alongside Bonfire Ventures, Insight Partners and the Allen Institute for AI in the $4M seed for...
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