Category Archive for Angel Investing

The Watney Rule

In February of 2016, Mitch Kapor tweeted out “The Watney Rule for startups: Survival depends on achieving self-sufficiency.” This tweet was a focal point in the Q1 2016 quarterly letter sent out by First Round Capital encouraging founders to not overly rely on follow-on financing.  By achieving some measure of self-sufficiency, founders and companies can…

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A Changing World: Thoughts from the Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit

Last Friday, we attended the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit in New York City. This event brings together entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from the Cornell University community and beyond for a day filled with great opportunities to make new connections and hear from a wide range of thought provoking speakers. We particularly enjoyed the discussion…

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