In terms of legacy, Kobe made it no secret that his desire was to be remembered for investing and making a difference rather than being a basketball player. In that spirit, we take a look at some of Kobe’s investments.
One of the best ways to think you are the only company not doing well is to go to a networking event and ask other founders about their “run rate.” You’ll hear that 6 month old companies are on a $50M run rate or that a three person startup is on a $100M run rate. […]
Although every startup is unique, there are certain common avoidable mistakes that can lead to legal complications which jeopardize the long-term success of the business. I’m not suggesting that every startup needs a lawyer, but you should definitely pay attention, and not be afraid to consult legal counsel if any of these raise qualms for […]
I’ve always wondered who started the urban myth that the best way to start a company is to come up with a great idea and then find some professional investors to give you a pot of money to build a company. In my experience, that’s actually the worst way to start, for reasons that I […]
It’s your startup, so you can give early partners any title you want, but be aware of potential investor and peer implications. VCs and Angel investors like to see a startup that is running lean and mean, with no more than three or four of the conventional C-level or VP titles. More executives, or other […]