Capital Notes

“There’s nothing wrong with raising venture capital. Many lean startups are ambitious and are able to deploy large amounts of capital. What differentiates them is their disciplined approach to determining when to spend money: after the fundamental elements of the business model have been empirically validated.” Eric Ries This quote by Eric Ries, Silicon Valley… Read more


“For want of skillful strategy an army is lost; victory is the fruit of long planning.” Proverbs 11:14 There is perhaps no more succinct statement about the imperative for any organization to have an excellent strategy than this quote from Proverbs. Reading it again recently prompted me to reflect on my own experiences with setting… Read more