Right now, my favorite kids’ book is The Rabbit Listened. Here’s how the story goes. A little girl is playing with a set of blocks when crows swoop down and destroy the beautiful tower she has made. The girl is devastated. Soon, her friends arrive on the scene one at a time. First, the chicken […]
The other day my daughter had an appointment at the children’s hospital in Denver. She had a lump on her neck that had been there for a few weeks and was steadily getting larger. I was fearing the worst, not only because she’s my daughter but also because my best friend from college had a […]
We all have a vision for what we want our lives to be. We all have a vision for what we want the world to be. We all have a vision for what we want our work to be. Those visions have drastic implications for how we live today. If we have a vision for […]
Each year, GAN holds an annual Summit—a gathering of our community of accelerators, partners, and investors. We’ve done it for a handful of years. But this year, we’re asking different questions.
I was at an event last week where I had the opportunity to hear a good friend of mine, Jeff Haanen, speak to a group of about 50 startup entrepreneurs. As he was talking, he quickly noted to the group, “And just make sure that, along the way, you don’t treat your investors like commodities.” […]