Our co-founder Sue Heilbronner shared her thoughts on the best mentor/advisor question she’s ever been asked. This arose in a conversation with MergeLane portfolio company Pana’s CEO Devon Tivona. See Sue’s post and find out more about what she liked about this question here.
We have talked about declaring investment themes since our launch six years ago. Today we settled on one "anti-theme": Founders who dislike authentic feedback.Read more ➞
Rapid-fire explanations without curiosity or engagement often feel like dressed-up defensiveness. I’m not terribly game to build a relationship with someone who feels defensive from the start.Read more ➞
I’ve made a decision to take a break from speaking engagements that focus topically on women, women in startups, investing in women, women as leaders, and the rest. This includes events that may not be topically focused on women but are part of something called a “women’s track.” Here's why.Read more ➞
If you're relying on rationalizations for why you're not raising, you're missing excellent insightsRead more ➞