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This is the first week that I’ll be splitting coverage of Shark Tank episodes between this blog and Entrepreneur.com. I’m posting my analysis of the most interesting story of Shark Tank season 4 episode 7 over there, and reviewing …

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As you may have already seen, I’ve been breaking down the pitches on this season’s Shark Tank while wearing my work hat as a Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Here are my thoughts on the companies that were …

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Time for a breakdown of week 5 of season 4 of Shark Tank! I’ve been getting good feedback from people who enjoy getting an insight into how a VC thinks about an investment opportunity, and being able to actually …

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I’ve been writing up reviews of this season’s Shark Tank pitches from a silicon valley VCs perspective. Week three’s breakdown covered topics like how hard momentum is to turn around, and how participating preferred stock works. This time I’ll break …

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It was a busy weekend, so I didn’t get to watch Shark Tank until this evening. So here is the breakdown of Season 4 week 3:

 LIZ LOVELY COOKIES

The first company makes gluten-free, diary-free gourmet cookies. There was …

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Check out my latest guest post on VentureBeat on how founders can estimate a realistic price for their company when they have decided to sell.

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Like many parents, I rely on a set of tricks skills to get my 3 year old daughter to do the things I know are good for her like eating well, brushing her teeth, etc. – things like turning these …

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Last week I gave a Silicon Valley VC’s take on the company pitches on Shark Tank as the new season four started, and it was well received. Here are my thoughts on the companies that were featured in the second

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I’ve just started watching Season 4 of Shark Tank, the incredibly popular show on ABC where entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to a panel of five individual investors (the Sharks) for investment. I thought it might be fun to give …

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“Customer loyalty is the single most important driver of growth and profitability. – Harvard Business Review

Today, we are excited to announce our investment in FiveStars.  Founded by Victor Ho and Matt Doka, FiveStars makes it easy, and affordable, …

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