Alex Rampell

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Alex Rampell started TrialPay, a company that advertised to consumers at the point of purchase. Say you visited Fandango for information (movie showtimes), not consumption (ticket purchase). But you see an ad where Netflix offers a free ticket if you sign up. Well I … Continue reading Alex Rampell

Katrina Lake

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. When my wife’s first fix arrived the value was obvious. Stitch Fix founder, Katrina Lake’s How I Built This podcast (and other interviews) are another template for startups. It’s a similar path to Instagram & theSkimm, only Lake has taken one further step, straddling … Continue reading Katrina Lake

Meb Faber

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Meb Faber joined Patrick O’Shaughnessy to talk about podcasting, having a jobby, and his forever fund. Here are the notes. 1/ Design your behavior. “So many people talk about the illiquidity in angel investing as a negative but in reality, I think it’s a massive … Continue reading Meb Faber

Jerry Kaplan

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Technology startups are hard, blah, blah, blah. When I finished writing about failed startups, my overall impression was that technology startups were like running marathons. You could prepare, but like any novice, there was a lot to learn and only so much you could … Continue reading Jerry Kaplan