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Friday, September 4, 2020 - 11:48am
I was talking to a good friend recently who lost his job during the pandemic crisis happening in the US, and with a mortgage and a new baby was remotely looking for new work. While a challenging time for many, searching for a new job and interviewing remotely over video to join a team is …
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 8:19am
The state of venture is changing and AngelList has been at the forefront of this movement for awhile. The recent announcement of “open ended funds” got me thinking about the evolution of venture fund structures themselves. Software has been eating venture funds by simplifying syndicates, managing SPVs, and even traditional fund management. The devil is …
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 6:37pm
COVID19 is top of mind. Right now the world watches as what feels like a dystopians novel unfolds before our eyes. Many are scared and figuring out what to do. Like most things, this started small. Now it’s a tidal wave cresting across the globe. When in turmoil and stress I always advise people take …
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 10:36am
My latest interview is with Evan Walden the CEO and co-founder of Monday.VC who has been building since 2016. From first selling pesticides to taking on the mission of helping people find more meaning in their work, Evan shares the entire origin story and details of what the team has built. This is a fun …
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 11:38am
Last year I had the pleasure of meeting Alex MacCaw, CEO of Clearbit who has been building one of the more interesting data companies, and is definitely a Quiet Giant. We sat down for an interview about Building The Machine and I am excited to share it below. They call themselves a “marketing data engine …
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:37pm
I am excited to launch the first episode of the Building The Machine Podcast with my friend Nick Patrick who is the CEO and co-founder of Radar.io a location data infrastructure company. We go deep into the flywheel he has built, and go back to the beginning. The goal of this show is to dive …
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 1:35pm
Some years ago the advice was to try join a rocket ship at all costs. Get on, hang on, and the success of the company will lift you to new heights. Perhaps this best encompasses the past decade of startup lore – get off the treadmill of corporate work you are on and step aboard …
Eric Friedman is Director of Sales and Revenue Operations at foursquare. Eric was formerly at Union Square Ventures, a venture capital firm focussed on early stage web services and technology companies. He also spent three years working at Reprise Media, a full service SEM, SEO, and social media agency startup that was acquired by IPG in 2007.