The Changing Venture Landscape

The world around us is being disrupted by the acceleration of technology into more industries and…

Introducing Trust, and the Importance of Product-Founder Fit

Photo by Vanna Phon on Unsplash Customer acquisition is the lifeblood of many startups from e-commerce to…

On Funding — The Denominator Effect

On Funding — The Denominator Effect I recently wrote a post about funding for investors to think about…

On Funding — Shots on Goal

On Funding — Shots on Goal Being great as a startup technology investor of course requires a lot of…

What Mistakes Do VCs Make When Fundraising?

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of talking to Samir Kaji on the Venture…

Playing the Long Game in Venture Capital

Silicon Valley and the media industry that surrounds it values youth. The culture is driven by…

How I Gamified My Own Brain to Lose Weight & Improve Fitness

Socially distant hiking in Sedona (we drove there) I recently wrote about my weight-loss journey over the…

Kara Nortman Was Just Promoted to Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures. Here’s What it All Means

Today we’re announcing that my partner Kara Nortman is becoming Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures and…

How Valence Aims to Provide Better Access and Funding for Black Founders & Executives

“I gotta say it was a good day.” I’m so fricking pumped today. Really, truly. Yeah, Valence…

A Bigger Truth About Restaurant Food Delivery

Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash I was listening to Dan Primack’s podcast on Pro Rata and…