3 Things We Need to Happen in 2014

I guess I must be on a list craze with everyone else.  But seriously, I have used the holidays to do the proverbial step back and let my mind wander a bit.  Good times in 2013 – see this post. But much is left to do to keep our momentum.  In the last 3 months I...

The “Fit” and Why We Have To Work Harder

In the last week, I have read two blog posts by two studs who I really respect; Andrew Chen and Tim Huntley. Both are addressing THE fundamental issue for all startups – Product/Market fit.  Andrew does a great job of articulating the metrics for various types...

In-Migration, The Circle of Life

Over the past few weeks I have observed a renewed behavior that will help accelerate the growth of the area and our community. A little background first.  Back in 2009 when I started my adventure into accelerators, seed investments, and general pot-stirring, I had a...

Big Community Mo

Companies that have either been through the TSF program or are going through it now are used to me dropping cliches.  Like every day.   I can’t help myself – my father is the master of cliches, riddles, advice-in-the-form-of-cute phrases. My startup advice...

Leaders and Feeders – Part Deux?

I want for the Triangle what Brad Feld has wanted and achieved for Boulder.  I am confident that I am trying my best with TSF, the Big Top Job Fair, this blog which started as a community-led publication, and the variety of meetups, conferences, open office hours and...