So when should you raise money? Let’s hear it from two legendary investors:
“When the money is available, take it.” — Eugene Kleiner, Founder of Kleiner Perkins.
KPCB (as it’s previously called) have been one of the best VC firms in silicon valley, investors in Amazon, Compaq, Sun micro-systems, Google, Square, JD.com, Twitter et, al.
From: William Janeway, Managing Director of Warburg Pincus
“Failure to execute operationally is not the only source of risk; every venture is also subject to volatility in the price and availability of capital due to the volatility of the stock market. …
My reflections on interesting developments in retail, ecommerce, logistics & supply chain in January 2021.
“In the spring of 94, web usage was growing at 2300% a year. You have to keep in…
Access and deal flow are the two most important attributes of the private markets. Entrepreneurs need access to investors (and larger investors as their startups grow) and investors want deal flow (early, filtered and proprietary access to high quality/high growth startups). Access is the killer app and that’s what makes this world go round!
Interesting tidbits on Retail, E-commerce, Logistics & Supply Chain that caught my eye in December 2020.
Whatsapp is the highest engagement, and for probably fastest response.
Emails are for work mostly and should be used for structured communications, sharing docs, files, decks.
Twitter is for sharing opinions, reading interesting news, articles, opinions, rants/tweetstorms. This platform has leverage for 1-many comms.
Phone, Teams, Zoom for verbal comms/1–1 or multiparty calls.