What Led You To Become An Angel/VC?

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It became a rite of passage of sorts soon after a company I incubated, and put on the map from zero to a triple million digit exit, under perhaps the most difficult of circumstances.

As a newly minted (part-time) venture partner, I witnessed the inside of the kitchen on Sand Hill Road, and I didn’t like what the chefs cooked up.

For the subpriming on innovation arbitrage, by virtue of collusion, deal fragmentation, and risk aversion is fundamentally incompatible with finding outliers. And I detest exploiting human ingenuity to convert into advertising clicks.

I will go back into venture eventually, yet different. After I tick-off a more important societal contribution. I love the business of innovation that changes our world for the better. I have been asked. Ask me one too many times.

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