Sat.Sep 21, 2019

10 Symptoms Of An Entrepreneur Who Is Nearly Broken

Startup Professionals Musings

If an entrepreneur doesn’t find themselves in over their head at least 20% of the time, they are probably not pushing the limits, not taking enough risk, and probably not working on an idea that’s worth doing.

Overcoming Fear As A Modern-Day Entrepreneur


It is never smooth sailing for an entrepreneur who is just starting out or still at the early stages of establishing a brand that the market will love.

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Forget Returning The Fund. What Investment Can Return The Firm?

Hunter Walker

There’s an expression in venture capital called “returning the fund.” ” It simply means that an outcome in the fund (out of say 20-30 investments in that specific fund) makes enough money to return 100% of the principal. For example, in a $100 million fund, an investment which makes you back $100m “returns the fund.” ” $200m would be “2x the fund.” ” And so on.

5 New Construction Technologies That Are Shaping The Industry


When you are looking to boost your construction capability, it is important to get your hands on the right technology. In this day and age, there are a lot of brand new construction technologies that you can rely on for better productivity and more cost-effectiveness.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Weekend Favs September 21

Duct Tape Marketing

Weekend Favs September 21 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

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New Podcast Episode On The Twenty Minute VC


The third interview I’ve done on Harry Stebbings ‘ “ Twenty Minute VC ” was just released. You can listen to it here. Frankly, I am surprised by the response to it. This particular podcast covered quite an arcane topic — how to learn how to manage investment funds.