Oct 9, 2020
Are West Coast Startups the Least Diverse and Inclusive?
Bottom line: While the coasts have the highest number of non-white executives, they still have poor representation of Black and Latinx executives. White and Asian executives are...
Aug 28, 2020
How Investors Can Generate Alpha in 2020
Bottom line: Investors looking to fund entrepreneurs need to change their approach to fit the Covid-19 new normal -- a world that is increasingly remote and increasingly digital....
May 1, 2020
Seed Portfolio Performance Increases With the Number of Investments
Bottom Line: Early-stage investing in young companies is hard work often without much payoff. Venture investors can increase their success -- and expand entrepreneurship in society...
Apr 17, 2020
Silicon Valley Camels, Will You Please Stand Up
Bottom Line: Camels, not unicorns, are the best animal metaphor for entrepreneurship during this crisis. As startups manage and ultimately thrive coming out of this crisis, it will...
Apr 3, 2020
This is How Much Harder it is to Raise Capital During a Downturn
Bottom Line: Based on an analysis of venture capital funding during the Great Recession, there is a high chance that startups are in for a difficult economic period as they contend...
Mar 27, 2020
Women VCs Invest in Up to 2x More Female Founders
Bottom Line: Female venture capital (VC) partners invest twice as much as their male counterparts in female founding teams. Therefore, female venture capitalists are significantly...
Mar 20, 2020
Is This The Black Swan Moment To Solve Big Problems?
Bottom Line: Coronavirus is the black swan event that will affect everyone. Friends, family, and loved ones will be impacted in some way. During these difficult economic times, it's...
Feb 7, 2020
Deconstructing the Pipeline Myth and the Case for More Diverse Fund Managers
Bottom Line: Racial minorities are underrepresented in startup executive roles -- especially when considering their high college attendance rates that should create a strong...
Jan 3, 2020
The Contradictory Traits of Successful Founders
Bottom Line: In a survey of venture capitalists on what makes successful cofounders, respondents mostly pointed to complementary traits -- not necessarily technical ones -- as key to...
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