• December 16, 2015
Untitled design (21)

"There are two big pricing mistakes we see all of the time: Not pricing on value. I understand that’s kind of an amorphous statement, because what is value? But more often than not, what we see, even in a software space, is people pricing based on costs or competitors rather than customers. At the end of the day, quite literally,...

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  • November 19, 2015

The life of an entrepreneur is fast-paced and time is a precious resource. The best anyone can do is make the right choice for themselves at the time and hope it works out in the end. “Entrepreneurship is demanding on so many different levels, and you have to make sacrifices, so you might as well determine for yourself which sacrifices...

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  • October 29, 2015
Next Big Frontier- (3)

"Many VCs don’t know that, for the first time, companies can build real businesses in the serving the government sector, and those businesses are growing at a venture-backable rate. That’s the reason these companies are making it. As VC’s, we’re in business to ultimately make money for our limited partners, and historically the issue with working with government agencies has...

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  • October 01, 2015
Work Expectations

“I have a pretty strong founder mindset…But I loved my role at Edusoft because I quickly felt a ton of ownership. I think key questions are whether they come in with an attitude to have a founder mindset toward the thing they are doing and whether they are given enough autonomy to realize that. If so, great things. If not,...

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  • August 12, 2015

Lukas Biewald might just be the Steve Jobs of data. After being fired by his own board in 2012, he decided to come back to CrowdFlower in 2013 to help pull the company back out of an unsuccessful slump. Since Biewald’s return, he's taken it upon himself to create more effective communication across the entire company. And now, CrowdFlower is...

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