Micro-VC fund management and capital account statements

I’m a personal investor in about 20 micro-VC funds. Recently one of the GPs of one of those funds asked whether or not it was important to me to receive a quarterly capital account statement, or if they could do it just once a year, or even “never”. I shared with her that my perspective …

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The Trouble with Titles

As of today, I’m changing my title at Techstars to be “Founder and Managing Partner” and I’m dropping the “co-CEO” title. David Brown will become “Founder and CEO” instead of “Founder and co-CEO.” We both remain on the Board of Directors at Techstars. As we approach 300 employees at Techstars with $500M+ in assets under …

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Give First: Harry Stebbings

Harry Stebbings is our guest on the 12th episode of the Give First podcast, released today. Harry has done about 2,800 shows on his own “Twenty minute VC“, including two shows interviewing me, and one show with my Give First co-host Brad Feld. As you can imagine, I was quite nervous to interview him given …

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New book: “Sell More Faster”!

Just the other day, I blogged about the second edition of Do More Faster that Brad Feld and I recently released. When Brad and I first wrote Do More Faster in 2010, our goal was to provide founders everywhere with some principles for building a venture backed business, a map to avoid common pitfalls and …

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Do More Faster, 2nd Edition!

Brad Feld and I just released the Second Edition of our book, “Do More Faster”. Originally published in 2010, we’ve updated the book to bring the lessons we’ve learned about accelerating early stage startups into even sharper focus. In this book, we identify the key issues that first-time entrepreneurs encounter, and offer proven advice from …

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Introducing Techstars Talent

Techstars is always adding to our worldwide network through our accelerators, our community programs, and more. Because we attract such amazing people, our network is basically a giant pool of awesome talent. We launched Techstars Talent because we saw an opportunity to connect every stakeholder in our network with companies they care about. The real …

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