In this 15-minute video, Brad Feld reflects on what he wishes he knew about entrepreneurship and running companies 20 years ago. There is some great advice in this video from a very smart entrepreneur, well-known investor and mentor. Topics include knowing your role in your companies, how to live the "startup life" with purpose and grace and how to hire the right people in fast growing companies by understanding the important relationship between company culture and employee competence.
This video is part of a 5-video series with Brad.
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.
In addition to his investing efforts, Brad has been active with several non-profit organizations and currently is chair of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, co-chair of Startup Colorado, and on the board of UP Global. Brad is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship and writes the widely read blogs Feld Thoughts, Startup Revolution, and Ask the VC.
Brad holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brad is also an avid art collector and long-distance runner. He has completed 23 marathons as part of his mission to finish a marathon in each of the 50 states.
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