Tag: Venture capital

Starting Up: How to get a venture funded business operational

This is an experimental post/set of posts. While many of our favorite podcasts talk about starting a new business, few actually get into the details of how to run a real business. I recently founded a company that raised over $100 million from “top tier” venture capitalists and needed to quickly become operational across NYC

The Tim Ferriss Show: Chris Sacca on Being Different and Making Billions

“Fuck it… I’m just not going to play this traditionally anymore.” – Chris SaccaChris Sacca was recently the cover story of the “Midas Issue” of Forbes Magazine.The reason: He is a newly-minted billionaire and the proprietor of what will likely be the most successful venture capital fund in history: LOWERCASE I of LOWERCASE Capital.He’s an early-stage

A16z Podcast: Getting That First Board Seat

Listen to the original, Podcast Score: 6/10 Microphones Stacy Brown-Philpot: Previously leading operations at Google, COO at Task Rabbit and newest HP Board Member What Boards are Looking for: Seated executives Often retiring execs, but trend it towards current execs who have real time info to bring Diversity of gender/race and age who is in touch

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