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Posted on October 25, 2013 by

Invest in Introductions.

Last Wednesday, I spoke to the inaugural Startup Institute class in Chicago about how to “introduce” themselves to startups.  This reminded me of an introduction I gave for Georgetown’s business school head, Dean David Thomas.  I’ve copied the intro below and included a few takeaways on what I did right and could have done better. Read More

Posted on September 8, 2011 by

AOL Instant Messenger on 9/11.

Note: I commented on a post my friend Varun wrote about how quickly the news of Osama’s death spread via social media. I’ve added to my original comments in the post below. A decade has passed since 9/11 and since then, our security and privacy has forever been altered.  As expected, our security measures are Read More

Posted on May 10, 2011 by

Get Social. It’s Important.

First Round Capital Associate Position

My friends and family often ask why Twitter and LinkedIn are important.  Admittedly, as I reactively joined Twitter and LinkedIn after I started Dashfire, I am still learning the ropes.  That said, I am convinced it is crucial to be proactive on both and I wrote the below post to respond to their questions.  Let me Read More

Posted on November 2, 2010 by

I Love College.

I loved college.  The freedom, the flexibility, the fun.  I even say (only half-kidding) that I would go back if I could.  But I also love  college because of its appealing market characteristics. It’s one of the few demographics that’s ALWAYS replenishing.  There are over  12 million 18-24 year old students enrolled in 2 year Read More