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Dave Berkus and Friends: Basic Berkonomics

At first I thought, “What an easy way to write a book — get 12 co-authors.” But then Dave Berkus describes the additional work, managing such a large group. I can’t get all 12 on the Show, so I settle on Dave, Richard Sudek, JJ Richa, Bill Payne and David S. Rose — a Murderers’ […]

Bill Payne and JJ Richa,Tips for Entrepreneurs

Tech Coast Angels is using the Vokle video platform to give entrepreneurs a chance to pitch and get some critical feedback. It’s good for the entrepreneurs and it’s a way for TCA to do outreach. But the entrepreneurs needed more than just feedback; that’s when JJ came up with the idea of a list of […]

All About Angel Investing, Part IV

We’re back for Part IV of this mini-series on angel investing. David Barach, Bill Payne, Gary Phillips and I discuss what every angel investor should know. This week’s focus: after the funding event. No surprise, we spend much time on the many facets described in Basil Peters’ Early Exits. “It’s essential reading for every angel […]

All About Angel Investing, Part III

We’re back for Part III of this mini-series on angel investing. David Barach, Gary Phillips and I discuss what every angel investor should know. We begin with a discussion of deal-killers. What craters a deal in due diligence? And when we get to deal structure, Gary and David are of different opinions on Convertible Notes […]

All About Angel Investing, Part II

We’re back for Part II of this mini-series on angel investing. David Barach, Gary Phillips and I discuss what every angel investor should know. Entrepreneurs might be caught listening as we start out with a discussion of ethics. How should investors treat the funding applicants that approach? What’s the fastest way to navigate the process […]

Dr. Janice Presser, Build Better Teams

Got a good gut-feeling for your team? This sense has always worked for you in the past, but maybe you know you should dig a little deeper. You want to avoid a situation like: “Nine weeks after they hired him for this job… he’d embezzled $180,000″ Dr. Janice Presser describes situations we all want to […]