Author: Valet

  • Summer Vacation

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts This blog has decided to take a summer vacation. I’ve been blogging regularly since 2005 (typical 15 – 20 posts a month.) I’m going to take a break for a while. Now that The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche: A Book for Disruptors is out, I’ve started working on…

  • Why Philosophy and Entrepreneurship?

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts Since releasing my newest book The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche: A Book for Disruptors I’ve been continually getting the questions “Why Philosophy and Entrepreneurship?” and “Why Nietzsche?” Dave and I cover this right off the bat in the book, so I thought I’d toss up an excerpt that…

  • Twitter Spaces and Nietzsche

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts Last week I was scheduled to do a live interview with Eliot Peper about The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche. He opted to use Twitter Spaces and diligently tested it out a couple of days beforehand to confirm that it would work. Nevertheless, we immediately ran into difficulties, and…

  • Monsters

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts Most of the quotes we discuss in The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche we found by reading his work, but a few are well-known lines that you may have heard before. This is one, used in our chapter “Monsters”: He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he…

  • The Founder’s Story of The Path To Us Investing in Gig Wage

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts In February, we announced our investment in Gig Wage. After some entertaining back and forth, I encouraged Craig Lewis, the founder/CEO of Gig Wage, to write up a quick story of how things unfolded, as he remembered them, and I’d post it here. I love founder stories,…

  • 427 Mondays In A Row

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts I was talking to a friend yesterday and he said, “Just another Monday.” But yesterday was Tuesday. I asked him what he meant. He said, “Every day feels like a Monday – I just get up and do it again.” It has been 427 days since I…

  • The New Builders: Discussion on 5/18/21

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts My partner Seth Levine and his co-author Elizabeth MacBride recently wrote an important book called The New Builders: Face to Face with the True Future of Business. It is out and available. Foundry Group is hosting an open virtual event to discuss the book. Seth and Elizabeth…

  • Growing Up Boulder

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts Boulder has been our home for 25 years and we love it. Amy and I support numerous local non-profit initiatives through our Anchor Point Foundation. The following video captured my attention this morning and resulted in a bathroom-sized donation to Growing Up Boulder. Bella and Mads –…

  • Another Virtual 5K in Boulder As Spring Emerges in Full Bloom

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts I received a lot of positive feedback on my post highlighting the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run so … It’s time for the 10th Annual Happy Smackah 5k Fun Run and Walk.   This would have been the 11th Annual, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we…

  • Techstars Sustainability Accelerator / The Nature Conservancy – 2021 Applications Open

    This post is by Valet from Feld Thoughts In 2017 I helped get the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator off the ground in partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Amy and I have been supporters of TNC for over 30 years and Amy serves on their global board of directors. The program has been running in Colorado…