Perspectives on entrepreneurship, startups and venture capital from K9 Ventures.

Archives: December 2008

Holiday Greetings

Holiday Greetings to all from K9 Ventures! I decided to post the greeting to our blog and website rather than sending it out via email to avoid the email-overload of holiday greetings that occurs every year. This way only those of you who come visit the K9 Ventures site (either on your own, or by […]

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The Venture Boutique

In my previous post, I claimed that “Venture Capital is a people business in every sense of the word. It is therefore a boutique industry and it cannot scale.” Let me expand on that thought a little more to qualify what I’m saying. Unlike investing in public markets, investing in early stage companies happens before those companies have […]

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A Time for Change in Venture Capital

In my previous post, I talked about some of the reasons I felt that the venture industry was broken and needed reform. This has been something that I’ve been thinking about for a long time now (~1.5 years or more) and became the basis for me starting K9 Ventures. The logic there was that instead […]

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