The Purpose of Pitching in Public

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Your precious public pitch. You prepare, practice, polish and finally, present it. I know, that's a lot of "P" words. Here's one more: Purpose. Never lose track of the reason you're pitching to begin with. You aren’t pitching investors in … [Continue reading]

No Vision, All Drive

It was pretty fun to sit on stage recently with Techstars co-founder David Brown to tell our story in front of the newest class of Techstars founders in Boulder. Since it was our first time on stage together talking about how we built and sold our … [Continue reading]

Hurry – Kickstarter for Knee Deep #boulderflood

"Knee Deep" is a documentary that explores the tipping point for taking action. It's based on what happened here in Boulder last September, with the floods. It would be a great thing for you to go and back right now with a few bucks, so they can make … [Continue reading]

The Pony’s Lucky Horseshoe

Jerry Neumann's "Betting on the Ponies" is easily the single best thing I've read online in 2014. In it, Jerry thinks through how angel investing relates to unicorn hunting, plain old luck, high frequency investing, the importance of having a system … [Continue reading]

Parents balancing Startups

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The following is a guest post by Allyson Downey, founder of Weespring which is a Techstars company based in NYC that provides trusted reviews for baby products. -- Here's some good news about being both a parent and an entrepreneur: … [Continue reading]

Kansas City here we come

The Demo Day for the inaugural class of the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars is Thursday, June 12 at 5:30pm CST in Kansas City. Three of the four Techstars founders (me, Brad Feld, and David Brown) will be talking about the … [Continue reading]