I'm now a founder. When I first made the decision to leave my Venture Capital job and go back on my own, people told me I was doing it wrong. I had already made it into the industry, and if my new venture failed I'd have to start from scratch. But, is that so? The … Sigue leyendo The other way around: From VC to Founder.
Disclaimer: This post is a rant. A nasty one, by the way. I just read a Reddit thread: "Doesn't it feel like everything is already invented?" (*read with a mocking whinny voice). I plead guilty, I've thought this before; hell, I might even have said it out loud. But this is bullshit. Here's why. After … Sigue leyendo Everything is already invented. But, is it?
I used to hate my philosophy and ethics courses back in high school. Fast-forward five years and I can truly say, I'm thinking about philosophy on a daily basis. I'm almost obsessed. But let me do some clarification first. I'm not going to talk about metaphysics, and other abstract stuff in here. I'm interested in … Sigue leyendo If Aristotle were a Founder.
I remember when I first read this story: Mexican.vc returns 8x the fund's value to its investors, thanks to Yogome's exit. I was thrilled. It was going to be one of the first success cases of a Mexican startup. The ecosystem was going to grow at a faster pace, international investors and corporations would turn … Sigue leyendo Yogome. A stepping stone.
Reading is one of those things the most successful people have in common. My theory is that reading is kind of like watching those funny fail videos with a "how not-to" tutorial attached next to it. An experienced author has already gone through the things they wrote about in their book (hopefully), and she's basically … Sigue leyendo Suck less as an entrepreneur by reading these 5 books!
Failure sucks. I don't care how many people praise it. People praise it, as if it was something you MUST do sometime in your life. I think it is quite overrated, honestly. I mean, it is normal and it should be taken as it is; a step-back you should learn from, not a rite of passage. … Sigue leyendo Failure.