Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Judging the G-Startup Competition at the Global Mobile Internet Conference

I was honored to be a lead judge at the G-Startup competition of the Silicon Valley Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) held at the San Jose Convention Center. Other speakers and judges included Yuri Milner, Tim Draper, Vaughan Smith (VP, … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour of Investing – Part 2

I was pleased to be a featured speaker on Part 2 of the Voice of  America Radio segment relating to the “sweet and sour of investing.”  You can listen to the entire segment here. You’re a game-changer! You’ve created the … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour of Investing: Do’s and don’ts of making the deal

“Wow! You’ve got an amazing idea for the game-changing new product of the century. But no money to bring it to market. What to do? Your road ahead is paved with decision trees and gotcha traps. “Picking the right investor … Continue reading

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CES 2012 – Some Pictures and Thoughts

CES 2012 was allegedly the biggest CES show ever with over 150,000 attendees.  Vegas was crawling with deal makers and prolific networkers; a few hardworking operational types and booth girls were also visible. Some big themes from this year’s CES: … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Nailing the Full Partnership Pitch

Mashable published my most recent post on the 5 essential elements of the “full partnership pitch” that CEOs and Entrepreneurs pitching to investment firms will hopefully find helpful. In it I talk about some of the tangible and intangible dynamics … Continue reading

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The Power of Self Interest

While having dinner with a close friend who is a young CEO running his first company in New York, an interesting topic came up.  My friend asked, “What do you find is effective, when reaching out to people you don’t … Continue reading

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What Do Investors Look For in Management Teams?

I recently participated on a panel in the 2011 US-Israel Venture Summit in New York City.  This is the fourth consecutive year where I have spoken at this summit, which is amongst the premier global forums for leading Israeli companies … Continue reading

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