Archive: Jason Calacanis
Don’t Write Off Weird Startups
By Adam Sharp on April 13, 2021
Some of the best startup investments I’ve made — and some of the best that I’ve missed — have been “crazy” or “weird” ideas. Take Density, one of the first startups I invested in back in 2014. Density’s mission is to make sensors that count people. Its first product was a door counter that kept track of the number of people who entered or left a building. It seemed like a…
Podcasts That Expand Your Investment Horizons
By Adam Sharp on January 21, 2020
Podcasts are a great source of new investment ideas. Here are Adam Sharp’s favorites.
Investing in “Firsts” Is Overrated
By Adam Sharp on December 10, 2019
New startup investors often seek out “first-to-market” companies. And being first to market can be an advantage. But it’s not a guarantee for success.
How to Get Into a Top-Notch Investment Syndicate
By Adam Sharp on August 20, 2019
Here’s what angel investors need to know about Jason’s Syndicate.