Articles under “Andy Rachleff”

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Demystifying Venture Capital Economics, Part 5: When Should New Entrants Partner with Incumbents

At some point in its evolution, every startup faces the question of whether or not it should partner with a large company to accelerate its growth. On the surface, partnering almost always looks like a great idea.

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2016-08-24

Demystifying Venture Capital Economics, Part 4: What Analysts Get Wrong About Innovation

In 2014 our CEO, Adam Nash, caused quite a stir when he said “In the next 10 years, everyone will be using some form of automated investment service.”  Frankly, many market analysts thought he was nuts. Twenty-five years in the venture capital business leads me to believe Adam is right.

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Tax-loss harvesting as a behavioral tool

It’s extremely hard to invest when markets are down. We all know it’s the “right” thing to do, but it’s hard to act in the face of fear.

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How Do You Recognize a Sinking Ship?

Kenny Rogers probably didn’t realize his now famous lyrics “You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em. Know when to fold ‘em.” was also outstanding career advice.

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