Most professionals don’t have the time to listen to long interviews, so we made it easy. We have curated several interviews with celebrated entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders answering some of the most burning questions about startups, entrepreneurship and capital formation. The answers range from 1-3 minutes. So dig in and get focused answers in “bite-sized” pieces to help you focus on launching your dreams.

Create Your Roadmap to Success

Tidbits | Clint Korver

Clint Korver

Clint Korver is the Chief Operating Officer of NovoEd. He is also a lecturer at Stanford University where he teaches entrepreneurship. Prior to joining NovoEd, he co-founded Ulu Ventures, an early stage investment firm in Silicon Valley. At Ulu he invested in 50 statups, most in the areas of education technology, technology enabled services, and predictive analytics. He led the seed investment in NovoEd.

Founders’ Tips

Tidbits | Clint Korver

Clint Korver

Clint Korver is the Chief Operating Officer of NovoEd. He is also a lecturer at Stanford University where he teaches entrepreneurship. Prior to joining NovoEd, he co-founded Ulu Ventures, an early stage investment firm in Silicon Valley. At Ulu he invested in 50 statups, most in the areas of education technology, technology enabled services, and predictive analytics. He led the seed investment in NovoEd.

Best Practices for Negotiating with Investors

Tidbits | Miriam Rivera

Miriam Rivera

Miriam Riverais the CEO of the Kauffman Fellows Academy. She is the co-founder of Ulu Ventures and is also the co-founder and co-president of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs. Miriam served on the board of trustees at Stanford University and as Deputy General Counsel and Vice President at Google, where she helped grow the company from $85 million in revenue to over $10 billion.

Approaching and Engaging Seed Investors

Tidbits | Alan Chiu

Alan Chiu

Alan Chiu Alan Chiu is a Partner at XSeed Capital, with a strong background in enterprise software and data storage. Alan’s investment areas include mobile enterprise applications, next-generation data center stack, data analytics platforms and applications, as well as behavior-shaping technologies.

Acquisition

Tidbits | Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.

The Art of Negotiation

Tidbits | Jason Mendelson

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Jason Mendelson is co-author of Venture Deals and has over 15 years of experience in the venture capital and technology industries in a multitude of investing, operational and engineering roles. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, Jason was a Managing Director and General Counsel for Mobius Venture Capital, where he also acted as its chief administrative partner overseeing all operations of the firm. (But more importantly he’s a mean musician and wrote much of the music and lyrics to “I’m a VC” and the “Worst of Times”

How to Pitch Your Startup

Tidbits | Chris Lipp

Chris Lipp

Chris Lipp is author of The Startup Pitch: A Proven Formula to Win Funding, and he helps startups worldwide secure capital through his consulting services. He also serves as adjunct faculty at Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business teaching business communication. Having won several Bay Areas speech competitions, Chris is an avid public speaker. He cofounded the organization Stanford Leaders in Communication to help graduate students practice persuasion and boost their professional development.

Entrepreneurs, VCs, and Term Sheets

Tidbits | Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.

Entrepreneurs, VCs, and Term Sheets

Tidbits | Jason Mendelson

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Jason Mendelson is co-author of Venture Deals and has over 15 years of experience in the venture capital and technology industries in a multitude of investing, operational and engineering roles. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, Jason was a Managing Director and General Counsel for Mobius Venture Capital, where he also acted as its chief administrative partner overseeing all operations of the firm. (But more importantly he’s a mean musician and wrote much of the music and lyrics to “I’m a VC” and the “Worst of Times”

Finding the Right Investor

Tidbits | Clint Korver

Clint Korver

Clint Korver is the Chief Operating Officer of NovoEd. He is also a lecturer at Stanford University where he teaches entrepreneurship. Prior to joining NovoEd, he co-founded Ulu Ventures, an early stage investment firm in Silicon Valley. At Ulu he invested in 50 statups, most in the areas of education technology, technology enabled services, and predictive analytics. He led the seed investment in NovoEd.

Startup Boards

Tidbits | Brad Feld and Matt Blumberg

Brad Feld and Matt Blumberg

Matt Blumberg founded Return Path in 1999 because he believed the world needed email to work better. Matt is passionate about enhancing the online relationship between email subscribers and marketers so that both sides of the equation benefit.

Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.

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Financing Startups

Tidbits | Eric Ball

Dr. Eric Ball is Senior Vice President of Finance for Oracle, a $36 billion provider of the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems. He joined the company in 2005 and leads a team of 22 in managing the company’s worldwide treasury operations, capital markets activity, investment portfolio, foreign exchange, stock services, and risk management. Dr. Ball also manages a $200+ million venture portfolio. His team has borrowed over $30 billion to fund acquisitions.