Andy Dunn, co-founder and CEO of Bonobos, just survived a funding round of $30 million, and judging by the tone of his recent blog post on Medium, he wasn't too impressed with the general quality of investors he met with. In an open letter of sorts, [...]
In a recent blog post, Mark Suster of GRP Partners weighs in on LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffmans' admonition that, "Founder is a state of mind, not a job description."
For some of the best founders -- outside of Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Steve Jo[...]
Ynon Kreiz -- former creator of Fox Kids Europe and helm of such shows as 'Deal or No Deal' and 'Big Brother' -- has signed on as head of Maker Studios, and GRP Partners' Mark Suster couldn't be happier. In a blog post earlier this week, he reiterate[...]
Life can be hard if you do not presently live near a typical hub of VC activity -- San Francisco, London, New York City, etc. And if you don't have the gonads like ZeroCater founder Arram Sabeti to just hitchhike up the coast to your city of choice, [...]
In a recent blog post, Mark Suster -- partner at GRP Partners -- explains that he wants you to stop being a perfectionist. Not that endless striving is always bad, but in the current movement of lean startups, it'll make you look an asshole, and it'l[...]
Mark Suster of GRP Partners know you think he's cool. He's the partner, the leader, the guy who understands your business best -- like, he gets it, alright? But if you're serious about learning and scaling fast, you should really make an effort to me[...]
Mark Suster -- partner at GRP Partners -- writes that many enterprise startups believe they don't have to invest in implementation teams, or "professional services" to actually help clients install and use the software. Some career investors even poi[...]
In a blog post, Launchpad L.A. founder Mark Suster points out that salary, hiring and firing decisions need to be made fast, objectively and with a focus on 'efficiency' as opposed to 'kindness.'
To drive his point home, he provides an example of [...]