Last week when I was in Miami, I had drinks with two of my favorite investors, Mark Groner and Jason Smith of Sopris Capital. Jason asked me off the cuff if I would ever consider specializing in investing in specific industries or verticals. The genesis of this question makes…
Last week I got to interview my good friend Ryan Edwards who is taking the leap into entrepreneurship by raising a venture debt fund called Prospeq…
This week is my Superbowl! I am attending the All-In Summit. An event in connection with the top-rated "All-In Podcast." It is a weekly purple…
Network, Network, and Network
Over the last couple of years, VCs were piled onto each other to throw money at mediocre companies with inflated valuations. I reflect on the risks of…
There is no better feeling for me when I connect a successful founder that I've backed to new founders in our portfolio. As a non-operator venture…
This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Gabe Cooper. Gabe built and scaled a vertical SaaS company to $10M+ ARR in the nonprofit sector. We talk…
One word on my Dallas trip. Wow. I have never seen such a social presence of money in one area. This area is called Old Parkland. It was formed by the…
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Ramblings from David Paul