I think the article underestimates the amount of work that goes into managing a fund. The author also underestimates the losses for the VC if the fund does not perform. After all, this is risk capital for the LP’s.
We at the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator are big believers in the Business Model Canvas methodology. We use the Canvas, we also use software for the Canvas, and we make our clients read the books by Steve Blank and Alex Ostervalder. However, the fact is that Canvas may put a ...
The Oregon State Advantage Accelerator is not just an accelerator. We are not an incubator. We are a hybrid—a combination of both at the same time. Both accelerators and incubators provide important services, education and community to entrepreneurs. The major differences between the two is that ...
I finally picked up my golf clubs after a 10-month hiatus. I went to the golf range to hit practice balls, get the rhythm back and the swing in tune. Upon my return, my wife commented that I appeared much calmer and that golf is possibly better for me than my morning runs.
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Chief Startup Officer& Co-Director of the OSU Venture Accelerator, 2013 - present
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