May 26, 2019

The Greatest Competitor You’ve Never Met

"People are busy. There are six billion people on the planet yet none of them wake up in the morning and think: ‘Geez, I wonder if there is a new product out there I should know about." -Marc Andre

March 1, 2019

Entrepreneurship Shapes The World

I was fortunate to be interviewed for a great podcast call "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do" - link below takes you to the podcast!  

July 23, 2018

Are You a Glass Eater?

(NOTE - This post was written and distributed via Next Coast Ventures E2E Blog Series)  We often get asked what an ideal investment looks like for us. What metrics do we look at to assess a

January 30, 2018

The 3 Mistakes I Made as a CEO Learning To Manage Time

NOTE:  This post originally appeared on As a CEO, smart time management is critical to success. Let me tell you a dirty little secret: It doesn’t always come naturally, especially

October 23, 2017

Thoughts on Scaling a Sales Force (among other things)

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to discuss the ups and downs - and share lots of mistakes I made - in scaling the sales function.  Thanks much to James Lattin for moderating this session at S

August 14, 2017

Help Us Get to SXSW’s 2018 Lineup

  Wow, SXSW is coming soon and for a reasonably new resident of Austin – cheers to two years! - it is incredibly exciting time for me and for my venture firm, Next Coast Ventures. I am a