Manu Kumar, Chief Firestarter K9 Ventures #smartmoneysv

We bumped into Manu Kumar, K9 Ventures @Launch 2014.  He was there to watch the demo for Coin as he was one of the earliest investors. He contributes greatly with a hands on approach with all startups in which he invests. As he said he invests ‘frighteningly’ early!  Check out […]


Jason Mendelson, Managing Director Foundry Group

I interviewed Jason Mendelson, Managing Director Foundry Group @NVCA Venturescape.  He spoke about how being a musician has helped him connect better with entrepreneurs.  Music has helped him develop an emotional connection with himself & as a result he finds it easier to relate to entrepreneurs.  “Hey look at that […]


Greg Kidd: The Insights Behind Killer Startups

Greg Kidd is Founder/CEO 3taps, an early stage investor & advisor to Twitter & Square. He founded and took public Dispatch Management Services Corp (DMSC) – the world’s largest on demand dispatch network for urgent deliveries. The company purchased more than 60 companies from Perth, Australia to Edinburgh, Scotland and […]


Fireside Chat with Steve Blank @K&S Ranch

Steve Blank is a retired serial entrepreneur-turned-educator who is changing how startups are built and how entrepreneurship is being taught. He created the Customer Development methodology that launched the lean startup movement, and wrote about the process in his first book, The Four Steps to the Epiphany. His second book, […]


Chris Yeh: Silicon Valley Ecosystem

Chris Yeh, Entrepreneur & Investor: Chris has been building Internet businesses since 1995. He is the VP Marketing for PBworks, which provides highly vertical collaboration solutions that help businesses work more efficiently and effectively. Its products serve markets such as advertising and marketing agencies, law firms, and education, as well as […]