Monthly Archives: August 2013

VC firms look to say “no” and how to avoid that negative trap


VC firms are predictable, and one common attribute I discovered among them is that the VC firm looks for reasons to say “no” to any entrepreneur doing a presentation.  My favorite “no” reason is the one my former colleague explained … Continue reading

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No Huddle Offense for Startups


One of the CEOs of the Publicis-Omnicom merger, John Wren, commented in the Financial Times on the rapid changes in marketing recently introduced by the digital companies such as Google. The merger is a reaction to those competitive market transformation. … Continue reading

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