In the early days of starting Flurry, my co-founders and I made all of our decisions by consensus. It wasn’t hard, since we had similar opinions and were spending all of our time in development which we knew very well. The camaraderie of working together late nights and building something new fueled the excitement we had […]
Venture capitalist Howard Hartenbaum of August Capital explains the team-building process of a startup. Hartenbaum was a founding investor in Skype and is on the Forbes Midas List of top venture capitalists. Hartenbaum describes the startup team from the perspective of an investor.
With more than 10 years of startup experience, Andrew C. Micthell describes himself as a “Venture Capital enthusiast rooting for upstart consumer brands.” Mitchell’s most recent success has been as the founder of Brand Foundry Ventures in February 2014. The company is an early stage Venture Capitalist firm focused on the consumer sector. Mitchell’s work […]
In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as “low-hanging” fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their beloved startup. Other entrepreneurs never start their adventure, because they can’t face the prospect of even approaching friends […]