Category: Allen Morgan

Convenience trumps Fidelity

Smart phones and typing on no tactile keyboards. Sort ofcsamevthing Sent from my iPhone

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Why Do We Give Speeches?

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Politics, Language and Collectives

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The "Vig" Working Its Way into VC Financings

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Entrepreneurs, Don’t Forget the Deep, Hidden Competition

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The Gig Economy

I love the Economist.  But, this article, given my everyday experience, doesn’t feel right – kinda like Robert Solow’s quote back in the ‘80’s, “You […]

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The "Forgotten Founder" — How to Avoid This & Related Problems

Startup teams form in many different ways. Often, the “core” founder does some homework and recruits the founding team. Sometimes, teams are, more or less, […]

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The "Forgotten Founder" — How to Avoid This & Related Problems

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More on Tough Questions

In a recent post, I advised entrepreneurs seeking VC funding to think carefully about choosing their co-founders. I claimed this decision is often gotten wrong […]

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More on Tough Questions

In a recent post, I advised entrepreneurs seeking VC funding to think carefully about choosing their co-founders. I claimed this decision is often gotten wrong […]

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Some Tough Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves

If you want to raise money from VC’s, here’s a really tough, really important question you ought to ask yourself very early in the process: […]

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Some Tough Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves

If you want to raise money from VC’s, here’s a really tough, really important question you ought to ask yourself very early in the process: […]

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Success = Co-founder vs. Failure = "Early Employee"

Have you ever noticed, that, after the fact, successful companies have many "co-founders", while failed startups have only "early employees". I first noticed this phenomenon […]

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Success = Co-founder vs. Failure = "Early Employee"

Have you ever noticed, that, after the fact, successful companies have many "co-founders", while failed startups have only "early employees". I first noticed this phenomenon […]

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Managing Your Board of Directors — Great Advice, From Someone Who’s Good at It

Here is some advice for CEO's from a good friend of mine, John Kernan.  John has been a successful serial entrepreneur for 40 or more […]

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Entrepreneurs: Are You Lost? How To Tell Where You Are in the VC Fundraising Process

As in many other situations involving asymmetric power relationships, VC’s (who usually have the power) like to preserve optionality with startups in which they’re interested […]

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"On Demand" Eating the World of Music, Too.

It's now a truism, or a cliche, to mention how the "On-Demand" economy is eating the world of personal services (Uber, Lyft, AirBnB, Task Rabbit, […]

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1998 — 1999 are Calling and They Want their Wild Abandon Back!

I love Tesla, and am a huge fan of Elon Musk (a former client from my lawyer days). But, reading this in a place like […]

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Apple and Mobile Web Ad Blockers — Not What It Seems?

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Advice on Hiring

Don’t hire people about whom you have doubts.  One will make plenty of hiring mistakes during one's business career by hiring people about whom one […]

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