Accelerating Fundraising

We saw the massive valuation (and acquisition) of WhatsApp last year, leaving folks near and far of the Valley wondering what’s next. While Slack may be a new approach to work communication with the omnipresence of #’s and @’s, I’m left wondering at what point these gargantuan valuations and approaches to fundraising prove to be…

Courage + Genius + Art + Marketing

A great interview with Marc Andreessen that captures a ton about the  startup and venture capital ecosystem without spewing jargon. Two pieces that I particularly love: “Now what’s been lost is a lot of the actual art of building a business and, in particular, what’s been lost is the art of sales and marketing….And so now the challenge…

Step Into the Shoes of the Most Interesting People

Turn your nagging dreams into realities (at least for a day) with LifeTramp! Don the cap of an cubist painter or the typewriter of a film editor. While LifeTramp is currently centered around Europe, the concept of not only trying new things but also creating meaningful relationships is incredible. We often socialize with people who run in similar…