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Feb 11, 2015

by willhsu

Getting Past the Catch-22 of Venture Capital

There are some venture capitalists who consider themselves “entrepreneurial VCs” because they identify with and approach investing from an entrepreneur perspective. Others are actually former…

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Jan 05, 2015

by willhsu

The secret of great product…

Microsoft created the “modern” role of product manager 25 years ago, and the job holds an aura of…

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Aug 27, 2014

by willhsu

Tale of Two Valleys: LA…

Almost 30 years ago, my father decided to uproot the entire family from Taiwan to the United States…

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Jul 29, 2014

by willhsu

When Partnering With Giants, the…

When building a company, acquiring a user or closing a customer one at a time can seem like…

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Jun 23, 2014

by willhsu

The Term Sheet Mating Dance

There is no word more sacred and yet over-used than “term sheet” in the entrepreneurial circle. The pursuit…

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Apr 02, 2014

by willhsu

The Seed Valley of Death:…

Even before Sequoia Capital made $3.5 billion on a $60 million investment in WhatsApp, the seed- and early-stage…

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Feb 05, 2014

by willhsu

From Hubris to Confidence

What does Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Larry Page, Marc Andreessen, Elon Musk, and Peter Thiel have in common…

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Feb 02, 2014

by willhsu

The Enterprise Self Service Myth

As techies and nerds, we tend to believe in the utopians promise of technology enabling, at the very…

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Jan 02, 2014

by willhsu

Fearless (Baseless) Predictions for 2014

Market VC’s accelerate investments in “internet of things” except sometime in Q4, wake up and realize it’s no…

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Dec 11, 2013

by willhsu

Catching Up on Bylines: Lies…

Making fun of myself and the bullshit I spew on a daily basis . . . It’s almost…

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Oct 24, 2013

by willhsu

BloomNation: Disrupting the Telegraph Industry

-The main competitor used to have the word “telegraph” in its name -The incumbents in the industry were…

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