Category: Venture Capital

Diversity in Silicon Valley: An Interview with VC Lisa Suennen of GE Ventures

The world of venture capital has, in recent years, captured the imagination of the general public through the stories coming out of Silicon Valley. However, […]

Recent Read: “Searching for Steve Jobs: Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, and the Dangers of the Origin Story”

I just finished readingAlexander Mallery’s paper on “protective ignorance” in Stanford Intersect. It’s an interesting take on the Elizabeth Holmes/Steve Jobs connection and how it […]

Recent Read: “What BMW’s Corporate VC Offers That Regular Investors Can’t”

In case you missed it, has a good piece on BMW’s “venture client” corporate VC model that’s worth the time to read. Some highlights: […]

Recent Read: “Not even wrong – ways to dismiss technology”

In case you missed it, Andreessen Horowitz’s Bendict Evans has an interesting take on what differentiates tech with game-changing potential from mere novelties. His post is worth a careful […]

Silicon Valley’s Startup Autopsy Reports Make For Interesting Reading

One of the more memorable books I’ve read is called Dead Men Do Tell Tales, in which Dr. William Maples takes you inside the world of forensic […]

WSJ: The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

Interesting piece in today’s WSJ about the higher than advertised VC failure rate. Excerpt: “It looks so easy from the outside. An entrepreneur with a […]