My Board Meeting Is Over. Why Do I Feel So Bad?
I Am the CEO … So Why Am I Confused About How I Should Spend My Time?
At the end of the day, a board meeting should help provide perspective on recent performances and practical advice concerning future challenges. CEOs should leave a meeting exhausted, frustrated and skeptical—but also enthused, accomplished and eager to get to work.
Serial Entrepreneur and Next Coast Ventures Partner Zeynep Young Gives Tips on How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
How a simple 2x2 matrix can help you become a better entrepreneur by focusing on the key difference between efficiency and effectiveness.
Next Coast Founders discuss fund raising (among other things)
In this Ideas to Invoices podcast, Young discusses what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur and what she looks for when making an investment.
Next Coast Ventures Welcomes Zeynep Young as a Venture Partner
Next Coast Ventures might be able to afford to lose $1 million on an investment, but can an entrepreneur afford to lose five to ten years of their life working on a startup that doesn’t hit it big?
What entrepreneurs can learn about public speaking from Donald Trump
When we set out to build Next Coast Ventures, one theme omnipresent throughout every discussion persisted—we wanted to create a firm “built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.”
How entrepreneurs can think like venture capitalists
What entrepreneurs can learn from politicians - even Donald Trump - about public speaking and influencing your key constituents.
Are you truly ready to be an entrepreneur?
As an entrepreneur involved with two highly successful full-stack technology businesses, I spent fifteen years curiously wondering how venture capitalists make decisions.
Before making the decision of becoming an entrepreneur, you really need to do a gut-chuck. Are you willing to make big-time sacrifices? Ready for lots of unpredictability?