• The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be September 27, 2017 1:55 pm
    Why are we so bad at predicting the future? Because we don't really understand the pace of progress. Change is not exponential; it just feels that way. The post The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
    Bill Reichert
  • The Top Ten Terrible Horrible Very Bad Slides September 26, 2017 3:24 pm
    With all the blogs, videos, books, coaches and workshops for creating compelling presentations, how can it be that we are still inundated with pitch decks full of terrible slides? Okay, it’s really easy to criticize. It’s really hard to design brilliant slides that communicate your key points clearly. The post The Top Ten Terrible Horrible Very Bad Slides appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
    Bill Reichert
  • Pitching is not Presenting July 6, 2017 4:15 pm
    When you are selling, whether to customers or to investors, you rarely have the luxury of making a presentation – not even a one minute presentation.  You usually only have 20 seconds to get them interested.  Most pitch coaches are teaching presentation skills, but a pitch is not a presentation.  In this short video, Bill Reichert explains some of the differences. The post Pitching is not Presenting appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
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  • Artificial Intelligence: A Primer May 31, 2017 12:12 am
    Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to change lives, companies, and the world.  While interest in AI has recently exploded, the field has traditionally been a specialist domain.  This article aims to make the field of AI approachable to a broader audience. The post Artificial Intelligence: A Primer appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
    Sam Kwok
  • The First Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching November 14, 2016 6:31 am
    Most pitches start with the problem.  You should always start your pitch with the solution. Almost every article, video, blog and book written on the topic recommends that entrepreneurs “Start with the Problem.”  This is bad advice.  It may seem counterintuitive, but you will be much more effective if you start with the solution. Why The post The First Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
    Bill Reichert
  • Bill Reichert on the VC investment climate July 30, 2016 8:23 pm
    Bill Reichert comments on the hype and realities of the current investment climate in the Silicon Valley. Read the Article at Upstart: Slow IPO, M&A pace weighs on VC confidence at midyear The post Bill Reichert on the VC investment climate appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
    Bill Reichert
  • Investing in women-led companies: Forbes article June 22, 2016 2:21 pm
    Investing in women-led companies is good for women, smart for venture capitalists, and healthy for society. “We need more strong women entrepreneurs launching more startups with novel technology and a sustainable competitive advantage,” said Bill Reichert, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early-stage VC fund. Read the entire article on Forbes. The post Investing in women-led companies: Forbes article appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
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  • The Art and Science of Building your Business Model January 20, 2016 10:03 pm
    Sponsored by: Morgan Lewis and Bockius LLP This workshop walks entrepreneurs through the nine elements of the business model, starting with the Value Proposition.  Entrepreneurs will be asked to articulate their current hypotheses for each element, and then connect the elements in their “Business Model Formula,” the financial model that converts their words into economics. The post The Art and Science of Building your Business Model appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
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  • Interest Rates, Unicorns And What The Fed Means To Silicon Valley January 20, 2016 9:51 pm
    Most citizens of Silicon Valley see the drama around the Fed’s activities as only marginally relevant to innovation and entrepreneurship. But three big macroeconomic forces have supported, if not driven, the extraordinary growth of Silicon Valley startups over the past several years, and changes in these forces could have a dramatic impact on Silicon Valley The post Interest Rates, Unicorns And What The Fed Means To Silicon Valley appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
    Bill Reichert
  • F50 and Garage Technology Ventures Join Forces to Raise Global Innovation Fund August 18, 2015 4:29 pm
    Seed and early-stage investment partnership focused on finding and funding strategic technology companies, with a concentration on Silicon Valley San Francisco and Silicon Valley, CA (August 13, 2015) – F50 and Garage Technology Ventures today announced they will partner to form a new venture fund focused on investing in brilliant emerging technology companies that have The post F50 and Garage Technology Ventures Join Forces to Raise Global Innovation Fund appeared first on Garage Technology Ventures.
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