By Adam Sharp on December 1, 2020
I’ve made well over 100 startup investments since 2014. Looking back, there are some mistakes I made early on that I wish I had avoided. One big one is I would get way too excited about some of the startups. I invested too much in my first 10 deals because I was so excited. But I had a limited pool of capital that I was investing from. Those large early investments meant that my next 40 investments were…
By Andy Gordon on October 22, 2020
In calling it quits, Quibi proved the adage that nothing guarantees success except success itself. The company seemed to have everything going for it. A massive pool of capital — $1.75 billion worth. An A+ roster of investors that included Alibaba, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and…
By Andy Gordon on July 1, 2019
Startup investors need to invest in as many startups as possible, especially when dealing with failure.