Tag Archives: Venture capital

The Scrappy Startup: Asset or Liability?

Mark Suster had a great post recently on "What Makes an Entrepreneur" and the role of street smarts, the need for a willingness to defy social conventions and how elite education and employers can hurt entrepreneurs. I was riffing in the comments about my dream of going up against Silver Spoon Competitors and ended up […]

The Startup Founder Visa

I sent this email to my congressman today. I urge you all to learn about and support the Startup Founder Visa movement. Dear Congressman Rangel, My name is Matt Mireles. I am a 28 year old Columbia grad and business owner. I had no silver spoon. To pay my way through college, I worked two jobs […]