One of the jokes in the early-stage investing business is: How do you tell an entrepreneur that her baby is ugly? Of course, we’re usually referring to the “idea”—but too often we also mean the physical document itself. So if you have a great idea, make it pretty. Continue reading “Don’t show me an ugly business plan (baby) – literally”
Why work at a startup?
I have students ask me this a lot and I sometimes have a hard time capturing the incredibly different feel between a startup and a “real” company. In the end, I think it is the ability to make decisions that actually create a difference, which this recent grad describes so well. Recommended reading, and share with your parents if they are afraid that you are passing up that once in a lifetime opportunity to rise up through the ranks at BDC.**
** Big Dumb Company