Being an entrepreneur is hard. Having supportive and caring investors helps.
It takes great salesmanship to convince a customer to buy something from you that isn't built or isn't finished.
I generally blog between 5:30 A.M. and 7 A.M. I will from time to time add something during the day, but for the most part blogging is an early morning activity for me.
So many folks in the venture capital business are sheep that just want to follow the herd. They are momentum investors purchasing highly illiquid investments. That is a recipe for disaster.
Venture capital is about capturing the value between the startup phase and the public company phase.
Building product is not about having a large team to manage. It is about having a small team with the right people on it.
Given New York City's cultural diversity, it has always attracted creative people.
To see things differently requires you to be wired a little differently.
Investing in management means building communication systems, business processes, feedback, and routines that let you scale the business and team as efficiently as possible.
I believe the mobile OS market will play out very similarly to Windows and Macintosh, with Android in the role of Windows. And so, if you want to be in front of the largest number of users, you need to be on Android.
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