Posts Tagged: start-ups

If You Don’t Have a Truly Great Founding Team, Just Take a Pause. Don’t Start Your Start-Up Yet.

Ok I know this post and its title seems like the most obvious thing in the world. But empirically, I can tell you isn’t.  Over the past 12 months, I’ve met with friends/colleagues/partners/ex-customers who are total rockstars and working on

If You Don’t Have a Truly Great Founding Team, Just Take a Pause. Don’t Start Your Start-Up Yet.

Ok I know this post and its title seems like the most obvious thing in the world. But empirically, I can tell you isn’t.  Over the past 12 months, I’ve met with friends/colleagues/partners/ex-customers who are total rockstars and working on

Unfortunately, We (Probably) Have No Idea If Your SaaS Idea is Any Good

Here’s the thing in SaaS:  I appreciate you asking me.  But, honestly, generally speaking — I probably have no idea if your pre-launch SaaS idea is any good.  So no need even to show me any deck, any static demo,

Unfortunately, We (Probably) Have No Idea If Your SaaS Idea is Any Good

Here’s the thing in SaaS:  I appreciate you asking me.  But, honestly, generally speaking — I probably have no idea if your pre-launch SaaS idea is any good.  So no need even to show me any deck, any static demo,

Palo Alto is Finally, Totally, Fully Back After 4 Years. What Does it Mean?

Do you remember 2008?  Lots of people don’t seem to, but I do, and it was rough.  The stock market fell 60%.  And never seemed to stop falling.  VCs stopped funding everything.  There was even this little October 2008 memo

Palo Alto is Finally, Totally, Fully Back After 4 Years. What Does it Mean?

Do you remember 2008?  Lots of people don’t seem to, but I do, and it was rough.  The stock market fell 60%.  And never seemed to stop falling.  VCs stopped funding everything.  There was even this little October 2008 memo