Boise can boast it is the birthplace of two of the largest airlines in the United States. Here are three entrepreneurship and innovation lessons from its early aviation pioneers.
As an entrepreneur, should you pick up the phone when a VC cold-calls? If there’s any chance it will lead to them funding your company, the answer is yes.
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The venture capital industry is all about helping companies scale. Peter Thiel and Clarium helped Facebook grow from a $5 million company in 2004 to a $44 billion company today. Forget doubling or tripling. That’s growth of nearly one million percent, and they did it in under a decade. Helping small companies become staggeringly, mind-bogglingly,…
Valuation can be a tricky topic to discuss for VCs — here’s the way I’ve seen it play out historically.
With Peter Thiel and the firm Andreessen Horowitz selling stock in portfolio companies Dan Primack’s hunch is that LPs are VC’s primary customer. He is right.
So you’ve decided to raise capital and have figured out what your ideal partner would look like – great! If you’re still toying with theidea of raising or trying to figure out what the perfect investor looks like – check out these posts: To Raise or Not to Raise and Your Ideal Partner. Hopefully you’ve…
With President Obama’s 2013 budget once again containing a provision for raising taxes on venture capital earnings, it’s worth analyzing and discussing the potential impact of such a policy.
Raising venture capital can help you grow your company. But building a great, big business has far more to do with execution and vision.
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Raising capital is tough, but knowing what you want to get out of an investor take you a long way towards an ideal investment partnership.
At the end of the day, the best compliment a good venture capitalist can receive is the same one fathers will hope to receive this Father’s Day.