How to build and invest in marketplace startups with Grace Gong

20 Minutes from the Future

The global economy and its impact on startups in the time of COVID-19

The Entrepreneur Insight

Web Summit Panel : Ideas are easy, business is hard

Interview in Les Echos (in French): Tech will make the World a Better Place

Origins Podcast

Founder Storiez Podcast

Fun podcast in French on French Morning

A framework for making important decisions: Step 4/4

Fabrice Grinda, 400x angel (Alibaba, Knotel, OpenDoor, Flexport) and many X co-founder of Aucland, Zingy, OLX and company-builder FJ Labs

Creator Lab Podcast: Fabrice Grinda, #1 Angel Investor In The World // Future Of Marketplaces

A framework for making important decisions: Step 3/4

Fireside Chat about building marketplaces with Jason Goldlist at TechToronto

A framework for making important decisions: Step 2/4

Great Interview & Podcast in Forbes with Alejandro Cremades

Forbes just named me the #1 angel investor in the world :)

Better lucky than good!

The Thesis Fabrice Grinda & FJ Labs Use To Invest in 1–2 Startups Per Week

42 Questions with Fabrice Grinda of FJ Labs

Some thoughts on Bitcoin energy consumption

Some thoughts on cryptocurrencies

BPI Keynote: Let’s build a better future

Keynote BPI : Construisons un meilleur avenir

Eve: from launch to IPO in 31 months!

Venture Capitalists: change your life with Kushim

NOAH 2016 Keynote: Confessions of an Accidental Angel

Grit, Perseverance, and Happenstance: The Genesis of our Apprenticeship Program

The Next Evolution: AI-Powered Marketplaces

Donald Trump: The Startup Disrupting the GOP Establishment

Macro perspective: The startup party is far from over!

Asset prices are more sensitive to very low interest rates than most suspect

Fun Discussion with Dave McClure at PreMONEY Miami

Marketplace Breakfast

 

FIAF Interview

Great Interview with La Tribune

FIAF Pilier d’Or Acceptance Speech

Fun interview on BFMTV

Silicon Cabarete MVP

Yahoo to acquire Brightroll for $640 million in cash!

One Step Closer To Streamlining the Car Buying and Selling Process

The used car buying and selling process is broken and we are going to fix it!

 

My first interview in Spanish!

Fantastic presentation on customer acquisition

The Case for Optimism

Video of my LeWeb Keynote: The Case for Optimism

Slides from my LeWeb Keynote: The Case for Optimism

LeWeb 2013 Interview of Arnaud Montebourg

Why we play Moneyball rather than Powerball

Delusional optimism can go a long way!

 

Absolute must read for all entrepreneurs!

How to launch your startup

Am I ambitious enough?

The class notes from Peter Thiel’s Stanford class are a must read for all entrepreneurs

 

Great inspirational video by Michael Marantz

Raising money from VCs is just like dating!

First Round Capital's Holiday Video is Amazing!

Why I am leaving OLX

 

Further evidence suggesting consumer Internet series A financings are more difficult to come by

 

My IDCEE Keynote

 

Is this the most honest interview ever?

If it's in the press it must be true :)

Why we won’t invest in Pinterest clones

Entrepreneur quote of the day: "I VIP!"

Very detailed interview about the emerging markets Internet craze

Fantastic Startup Launch Video

LeWeb 2011: The Trials and Tribulations of Angel Investing in Brazil, Russia and around the World!

Very detailed interview about everything I learned as an entrepreneur and business angel

 

The Ultimate Startup: Creating a New Country

 

I just uploaded the Envoye Special video

 

Angel Investing Secrets

 

Cameron Rules, Sarkozy Sucks!

 

The Entrepreneur vs. The Strategy Consultant

 

Envoye Special Sequel: Conquering the Web, 11 Years Later

 

Flashback: Aucland TV Coverage

 

BFM Business Interview

 

The Ricther Scales should update “Here Comes Another Bubble”

 

Lessons of a super tenacious first time entrepreneur

 

Fabrice Grinda, serial entrepreneur

 

A SuperAngel’s Investment Guide

 

Interview on OLX, Angel Investing, Entrepreneurship and Life

 

Emerce eDay Keynote Speech

 

Should you raise money from VCs? If so, how should you pick your VC?

 

The Secret History of Silicon Valley

 

Angelgate is overblown!

 

Just Manic Enough: Seeking Perfect Entrepreneurs

 

What to do with your millions

 

Great article on the future of startup funding: Founders vs. Angels vs. VCs!

 

Great article on what happened to Yahoo

 

Google just acquired Lab Pixies, one of my portfolio companies!

French Entrepreneur Dinner

 

Three Cheers for Jason Calacanis!

 

My speech at TEDx Paris (in English)

 

Malcolm Gladwell is wrong!

 

Why entrepreneurs should never retire!

 

My speech at TEDx Paris on the love of entrepreneurship

 

College Will Kill Your Entrepreneurial Spirit While Simultaneously Turning You into a Worker Bee

 

The New York Internet community is thriving!

 

The 18 Mistakes that Kill Startups

 

The Power of Two: 2 > 1!

 

Fantastic fireside chat with Loic Lemeur at LeWeb

 

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!

 

Looking for an entrepreneurial stint: at what startup stage should you join?

 

Lessons from Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

 

BFM Radio Interview

 

Lessons from a startup failure

 

Venture Voice Follow-Up Interview

 

Work smarter and harder

 

The value of positive advisors

 

Entrepreneurs: Global Heroes!

 

Change in angel investment strategy

 

VCs are not sheep – why VCs invest less during downturns

 

Ten tips to ride the economic slowdown

 

Psychology of an Entrepreneur

 

What the financial crisis means to entrepreneurs

 

A Fundraising Survival Guide

 

Why active entrepreneurs mostly invest in consumer Internet companies

 

French Entrepreneur Dinner

 

Why I invested in Lab Pixies

 

Why I invested in Sonico

 

Graduating from College: Starting your own business or joining an established company?

 

Interview on Small Businesses for the Washington Post

How it all began…

 

How did you raise your very first round of financing?

 

Jira is a fantastic technical project management tool

 

Why the startup market is like the real estate market

 

Cityvox, my learnings as an angel investor and the power of grit and tenacity

 

Another way to raise money from VCs :)

 

While on the topic of startup valuations…

 

Startup Valuations

 

Startup Kit / Startup 101: Select Articles for First Time Entrepreneurs to Read

 

Why Early Stage Venture Investments Fail

 

Alan Patricof, Microcredit, Trickle Up and Equity Investments in Developing Countries

 

The pitfalls of marrying an entrepreneur

 

Internet: we are still at the beginning!

 

Zero to $1 billion

 

Entrepreneurship matchup: France versus Afghanistan

 

The nature of entrepreneurship: randomness, trial and error, and how intelligence can get in the way

 

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea is great: thrilling and informative at the same time

 

Learning from Steve Case

 

Inside Facebook is a fun, quick read that allows you to experience the startup spirit!

 

Meetic: The rules of the game have changed

 

Kite boarding and entrepreneurship

 

It pays to be lucky – part 3

 

LeWeb3 Conference Debrief

 

Top ten geek business myths

 

The past, present and future of French Internet entrepreneurship!

 

The Video History of Akamai

 

The Video History of Amazon by Jeff Bezos

 

And then there were 8 business selection criteria!

 

Hypomanics to the rescue :)

 

The Hardest Lesson for Startups to Learn

 

Startup Kit

 

Entrepreneurs or the invisible men of the economy!

 

California Calling

 

Entrepreneurship: The Game

 

A Eulogy to Rong Yiren

 

Investment Banking Fees

 

In Praise of Investment Bankers

 

Fund Raising 101

 

Entrepreneurs Everywhere :)

 

International Idea Arbitrage

 

9 Business Selection Criteria

 

The End of a Journey, the Beginning of a New One