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Brad Feld

Digital Sabbath 2.0

Jeremy Shure | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeremy Shure

I realized that it had become my norm to (a) always keep my phone on and within arm's reach of my pillow, (b) to check the phone until minutes before falling asleep, and immediately upon waking up, and (c) to check in on email and social media at any point during the night when I wake up.

Facing Our Mortality: The Stomach Flu of the Soul That Sets Us Free

Kari Henley | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

I have been thinking a lot about death lately. Not a fun topic, but one rich with interpretations, nuances, fears and murky voids. Our mortality is p...

Venture Capitalists Turned Publishers - It's All About Scratching Your Own Itch

Phil Simon | Posted 05.31.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

Traditional publishing is in a state of turmoil. As the Chinese say, though, in chaos there is opportunity. To this end, I recently sat down with auth...

Should Venture Capitalists Dance?  An Interview With Foundry Group's Jason Mendelson

Phil Simon | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Phil Simon

While Foundry Group has made a reputation as a nationally-focused early-stage venture firm, they are also known for having a lot of fun. In 2011, they...

Understanding the Startup Life

Phil Simon | Posted 04.21.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

We all see the reports of 20-something kids making it huge and having glamorous events like an Initial Public Offering or a launch party. But that doesn't tell us the truth: the grind of entrepreneurship takes a toll on human relationship, on balance and on life itself.

Alex Wagner

Tech Stock Crash: End Of The Bubble?

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business

As the stock market continued a sharp slide on Monday, technology companies found themselves hammered particularly hard, with the Dow Jones U.S. Tech ...

Boulder Likes Its Entrepreneurial Density

Jerry Lewis | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

Sometimes all it takes to get people buzzing is a new catchy phrase. That happened this week when Brad Feld told attendees of the Boulder Economic Summit that he thinks Boulder has great "entrepreneurial density."

Entrepreneurs: Slow Down To Speed Up

Brad Feld | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

I see so many startups rushing to just get stuff out, without thinking hard about "what that stuff is and why anyone would care."

New Hope For Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivek Wadhwa

This new legislation is even better than I had hoped for. If it gets through both houses--and doesn't have bureaucratic constraints--I expect it to unleash a flood of entrepreneurship.

Boulder Businessman Called America's 'Most Respected Venture Capitalist'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder-based Brad Feld was named America's most respected venture capitalist by Business Insider this week. The influential business news website ra...

Speeding Up Innovation and Entrepreneurship With the White House's Startup America Initiative

Marc Ecko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Ecko

We must embrace opportunities to forge public-private partnerships, which have proven a successful model for building momentum to renew America's reputation for greatness.

Why The 'Seed Investing' Phenomenon May Come To An End

Brad Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

There have been a number of thoughtful "early warning sign" posts in the past few weeks including one from Fred Wilson (Storm Clouds), one from Mark S...

Selecting Co-Founders

Brad Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

Having been involved directly or indirectly in hundreds of early stage software and Internet companies, I believe the optimal number of founders for a software / Internet startup is between two and four.

Boulder/Denver New Tech Meetup Helps Entrepreneurial Community

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

Have you ever been to a networking event? Then you've had that cringing feeling in your stomach after entering a room full of strangers.