Can investors really “add value beyond money?”

Last month, I spoke with a veteran entrepreneur about some advice he had given a first-timer about whether to take money from an investor. The younger asked, "What value do they add beyond money? What kind of technical assistance, etc.?" The older--who has received at best intermittent support from us at First Light--replied "Just take …

Moving to Mumbai

Last week my dentist asked me why in the world I am moving to India. Given his professional efficiency, I had little chance to tell him verbally--but promised an update by email. That email: For the last year, I've been working in Atlanta with Gray Ghost Ventures (GGV), a family office that began as a …