Dave Lerner

Entrepreneur, Angel, Professor, Host of Venture Studio

Entrepreneurial Culture

Etymology of the Word Entrepreneur

Five Qualities of Great Entrepreneurs

Of Missionaries and Mercenaries

Remembering Dersu Uzala, Siberian Entrepreneur

Jeff Bezos: Extraordinary Entrepreneur

Partnering with Your “Friends” in Your Startup: Good or Bad Idea?

The “X” Factor in Business

Eyes Wide Shut: Welcome to the Masked Ball

Sometimes Nothin’ Can be a Real Cool Hand

Venture Capital: The Elusive Anti-Portfolio: A Rare Sighting

Caveat Mentor: Armchair vs. Real-World Advisors

Brother Mouzone on Respect and the Value of Your Word

When in Start-up Hell, Keep Walking

Entrepreneur Alert: Don’t Choose the Wrong Song!

Startups, Not Bailouts Create New Jobs? Wait, So the Emperor Has No Clothes?

The Iconoclast Speaks: David Heinemeier Hansson on the Supremacy of Profits in Startups

Startups Aren’t A Fashion Show

An Entrepreneur’s Commandment: Do What Thou Lovest

Faux Entrepreneurship, the Russian Spy Scandal and a Word to the Wise…

Map of Silicon Alley’s Tech Investor Ecosystem

Map of Boston’s Early-Stage Tech Investor Ecosystem

How Not to Piss People Off When You Are Presenting to Them

I Am Incubator

Primate Makes Daring Escape from Cage, Becomes Entrepreneur, Society Uneasy

So, You Think You Have to Deal With Assholes? Think Again

Entrepreneur Survival Guide: Some Motivation, Courtesy of Uncle Nikolai

What Not To Do In A Serious Meeting

The Founder’s Eye

Lessons from an Old Master

Lessons from a Young Master

Measuring Founder Strength

So, What’s A Pain Point in the Market?

Stop Looking for A CoFounder

Why Do So Many Partnerships End in Disaster?

The Supremacy of Warm Introductions