Want valuable investors? Talk to them

To get beyond a passive equity investor and capitalize on his know-how, network and other resources, early stage companies should formalize a scalable process for communicating with people close to your company. Here’s a few sources:

Image as a burden: Changing how we change

This Christmas I visited Amsterdam and Malene Dumas’ exhibition at Stedelijk Museum named ‘Image as a burden’. What a title. In our world of imaging, picturing, documenting and producing manifests of what we believe, the opinion of an image as a burden would find less support. Because images say more than a thousand words. But. Imagine there were no images of Muslim / Jewish or Indian …

Bad ideas that became irresistible

Who is in search of a copycat? Anyone? Well, Michael Wolfe illustrated to all of us that although engineering and product are still key to the very best companies there is so much more to a sound business model. All it takes to understand this point is to look at great inventions that failed – or to look at the following great …