Category: Brad Feld

Present From The Head Of The Table

I’ve noticed a degradation in presentation styles when displaying slides on a screen. This is starting to become a pet peeve of mine, so feel […]

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Building the Helium Mesh Network in the Mid-Atlantic

As you might have seen in an earlier post, Foundry Group is helping to bring the Helium Network to Boulder. Another Helium fan – James […]

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Frog in a Blender

The phrase “frog in a blender” was in my head all afternoon. Earlier in the day, one of my partners described a situation as the […]

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All Startups Should Consider Expanding In Multiple Geographies

My post The Future Of Work Is Distributed received some good comments. More interesting was the number of direct emails I received back with detailed […]

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The Future Of Work Is Distributed

I’ve been a remote worker for 24 years. While I have an office in Boulder, I’m physically in my office for a small amount of […]

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Starmazon or Amabucks

Why doesn’t Amazon acquire Starbucks? Starbucks has one thing Amazon doesn’t have – over 30,000 physical locations. Sure, Amazon owns Whole Foods, which has about […]

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Simply Begin Again

Public Service Announcement: According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the American Astronomical Society, and the US Naval Observatory, today is not the beginning of a new […]

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Book: Lost and Wanted

I stayed up late last night finishing Lost and Wanted. If you are a reader, get this book in physical form. It’s worth savoring. Amy […]

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Book: One Base at a Time

29 years of nightmares. Over 10,000 nights in a row. That’s hard to fathom. David R. Mellor, the Senior Director of Grounds for the Boston […]

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Two Hours and Fourteen Minutes of Intense Anxiety

Amy and I went to see Uncut Gems last night. It was a gem of a movie. Adam Sandler was magnificent. My inner 14 year […]

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Books: The Bright Hour and The Migration

My dreams were vibrant and bizarre last night. It’s no surprise since I finished two books yesterday – The Bright Hour and The Migration. These […]

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The Day Before Christmas

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the […]

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Changing How You Think About Budgets

I received plenty of useful feedback on my rant Budgets – There Has To Be A Better Way. Two of the links that I found […]

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2020 Vision

“This budget will let us have 2020 vision.” I heard that quote at the end of a board meeting yesterday and laughed out loud. As […]

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Budgets – There Has To Be A Better Way

We are in the middle of the budget planning process at many companies. This is a recurring Q4 event that spills over into Q1. Budgets […]

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Bringing The Helium Network to Boulder

My partners at Foundry Group have decided to bring the Helium Network to Boulder. We’ve ordered 50 hotspots and, with your help, will set up […]

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Foundry Group Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Edition

It’s that time of year again where we like to shop at our portfolio companies. We thought it would be fun to highlight some of […]

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Help a Denver Food Bank Stay in their Home

If you have an office in Denver, just five miles away from you is a food bank operating out of a warehouse month to month […]

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Midlife and the Great Unknown

I don’t know whether it was Jerry Colonna or my therapist who recommended this to me, but I listened to David Whyte’s Midlife and the […]

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Sell More Faster

When we started Techstars in 2006 we had one core goal in mind – helping entrepreneurs succeed. While it started as an experiment with one accelerator […]

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