In this post, you will find great Brad Feld Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I don’t read newspapers or watch the news on TV, deliberately to avoid the noise.
In 2013, when Google announced that Kansas City would be the first city in the country to have Google Fiber, I bought a house in the first neighborhood that was being wired up with Google’s gigabit Internet.
I’m a venture capitalist. I like to say my job is to help and support entrepreneurs. I can play a leadership role, but my organization can’t be the leader.
I especially love right-now sci-fi: stuff that happens in current time but incorporates a scientific breakthrough that is currently being explored.
That’s the problem with so many organizations around entrepreneurship. They’re driven by metrics that don’t matter.
If you are feeling some December blues, or even depression, don’t fight it. Instead, do something for yourself. Be reflective. Let the emotions exist. And be encouraged that, like me, you can get to a better place, but it can take time.
A lot of times, when I interact with someone for the first time, I don’t want to see the presentation.
I love near-term sci-fi. I especially love right-now sci-fi: stuff that happens in current time but incorporates a scientific breakthrough that is currently being explored.
My weight fluctuates between 205 and 220, depending on how much I pay attention to it.
The first thing that any city that’s trying to create a startup community or an entrepreneurial ecosystem that’s vibrant should do is get rid of the idea that they’re trying to be like Silicon Valley.
My optimism holds that the good guys eventually come out on top.
While I’ve had plenty of ups and downs, dealt with my share of failure, and struggled through emotionally difficult periods, I’m fundamentally an optimist.
I separate the world of startup communities into two constituencies – leaders and feeders. The leaders are entrepreneurs and the feeders everyone else.
When the entrepreneur is obsessed with the product and the company has organized all of its activities around that, it’s very powerful.
In 2016, you no longer have to be in Silicon Valley to launch a successful startup. Colorado is home to many.
As I continue to believe that innovation and entrepreneurship are the key drivers to our economic future, it’s frustrating to hear such little cogent discussion around it.
In my world, historical revenue is the least interesting thing to consider in an acquisition strategy.
Immigrants have historically been an entrepreneurial bunch.
I love dreams.
Boulder is a very smart community.
We should explore ways to make us a more amazing species. A more fascinating society. We should embrace our innovations and evolve with them.
If you aren’t going to make your revenue plan, it’s unlikely you’ll make your EBITDA or Net Income plan. You don’t even have to get complicated and look at Gross Margin or more derivative metrics – if you are off in Q1 and have any sort of growth expectations , you are going to miss for the year.
This is something I’ve struggled with a lot: how to relate to the fear in a constructive way. It’s not that you eliminate the fear. We have all the fears. That’s natural; that’s human beings. But how do you deal with the fears, how do you engage with your fears in a way that’s productive?
St. Louis is a good example of a vibrant city. Having stayed in a hotel in 2011 overlooking Cardinals stadium when they won the World Series, their fans definitely show up loud and proud.
I love using a targeted acquisition approach in conjunction with a business that has a clear strategy and strong organic growth.
I can’t tell you the number of people who pitched something and have no idea whom they are pitching it to. They don’t know the background of the investor.