venture capitalist

This Kills Startups Every Day

Over the last several months, I’ve been spending an unusual amount of time in Silicon Valley. Two or sometimes three trips a month – starting to feel like a second home. On some of those trips, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet with very successful venture …

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The 5 P’s of Investing in a Startup – Advice from a VC

I was in a meeting today with a legend in the Canadian venture capital world who has made in excess of $200 million personally throughout his career. He’s done deals all over the world. But, more impressive than the money he has made is the …

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5 Questions with Tim Weingarten – Technology Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur

Tim Weingarten is an entrepreneur who wears many hats – and wears them all well. As a former partner of Worldview Technology Partners – an early stage venture capital fund with over $1 billion under management – Tim was relied on for his formidable knowledge …

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From Poor and Hungry to a Legendary Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship comes with tremendous challenge and massive pay off for those who succeed in overcoming hurdles. At the end of the day success or failure comes down to your degree of perseverance. For the greatest of entrepreneurs, those who manage to change the world with …

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Ashton Kutcher: A Great Leader for our Youth and Future Entrepreneurs

We’ve written about Ashton Kutcher’s strong business acumen here at Capitalist Creations in the past. He is an extremely successful venture capitalist and started A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. The fund was an early investor in many companies we’ve featured here at …

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