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Episode 3: How VCs evaluate startups

October 2, 2020   ·   2 min read

In the first episode I covered how and when to fundraise. In this episode, I describe how venture … Continue reading “Episode 3: How VCs evaluate startups”

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Episode 2: Build a MVP for less than $20k

September 27, 2020  ·  1 min read

I start by covering the theoretical do’s and don’ts of building a minimum viable product (MVP) before giving … Continue reading “Episode 2: Build a MVP for less than $20k”

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Episode 1: Fundraising

September 19, 2020  ·  1 min read

Given that it’s episode 1, I start by explaining why I am creating this show before covering everything … Continue reading “Episode 1: Fundraising”

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Announcing Playing With Unicorns

September 16, 2020  ·  3 min read

Playing with unicorns is a new weekly live streaming show on startups, entrepreneurship, and venture capital. I will … Continue reading “Announcing Playing With Unicorns”

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My friends and family are the best!

September 1, 2020  ·  2 min read

A few years ago, for my 40th birthday, they put this fantastic video together to celebrate our love … Continue reading “My friends and family are the best!”

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How FJ Labs gets its deal flow

August 24, 2020  ·  5 min read

FJ Labs gets deal flow from 4 sources: 1. Other VCs2. Entrepreneurs in our network3. Cold inbound messages4. … Continue reading “How FJ Labs gets its deal flow”

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How to build and invest in marketplace startups with Grace Gong

July 10, 2020  ·  1 min read

Grace Gong invited me to her podcast. We discuss:   Creating a better marketplace platform  Making better investments … Continue reading “How to build and invest in marketplace startups with Grace Gong”

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FJ Labs’ Investment Strategy

June 30, 2020  ·  18 min read

FJ Labs’ investment approach stems from its roots (read The Genesis of FJ Labs). FJ Labs is the … Continue reading “FJ Labs’ Investment Strategy”

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BOLD Series: The Future of Marketplaces

June 25, 2020  ·  1 min read

I was invited to share my vision on the future of marketplaces for the BOLD Awards. I cover: … Continue reading “BOLD Series: The Future of Marketplaces”

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20 Minutes from the Future

June 15, 2020  ·  1 min read

I had an interesting conversation with Andrea Dusi. We discussed:• The role of startups during the pandemic.• Why … Continue reading “20 Minutes from the Future”

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The Genesis of FJ Labs

June 3, 2020  ·  8 min read

I was about to start a series of posts on marketplaces covering how FJ Labs gets its deal … Continue reading “The Genesis of FJ Labs”

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Transcript of All Things Marketplaces

April 28, 2020  ·  41 min read

My conversation with Erik Torenberg was so rich that I decided to transcribe it for those who did … Continue reading “Transcript of All Things Marketplaces”

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COVID-19 – 11 Fabrice Grinda – Survivre : le seul KPI du moment

April 24, 2020  ·  2 min read

Discussion sympa avec Matthieu de Generation Do It Yourself sur COVID, l’economie, les startups Pour ce 11ème épisode … Continue reading “COVID-19 – 11 Fabrice Grinda – Survivre : le seul KPI du moment”

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FJ Labs Marketplace Matrix

April 7, 2020  ·  1 min read

In venture there is a reasonably clear set of expectations of where you need to be by when … Continue reading “FJ Labs Marketplace Matrix”

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

March 20, 2020  ·  14 min read

In February I suggested that the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the COVID-19 disease it causes may be the black … Continue reading “The global economy and its impact on startups in the time of COVID-19”

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