I get pitched once a week mainly by early stage startups raising their seed round. At this point I’ve heard hundreds of pitches so I’d say I have a pretty decent sample. Most unfortunately miss one key slide – traction. Instead of repeating the same feedback again and again, I thought I’d write this post.
When Fidelity, the world's second largest mutual fund, slashed its valuations for Unicorns like Square, Snapchat and Dropbox during Q4/15, memories from the 2000 dot-com bubble burst and the 2009 turmoil emerged. Observing the landscape over the last couple of month I personally feel this is a we...(more)
Over the last 12 months i’ve spoken to many VCs, corporates and entrepreneurs about corporate innovation. I gathered my talking points and thought i’d summarize them in a post:
What your business. What’s your goal
If your company is working in a high barrier, highly specialized industry and has a s...(more)