Angela Owens

 12 sentences to avoid when pitching a VC

By February 20, 2018

As a startup founder, you work very hard to win an opportunity to pitch a VC. You prepare a deck, rehearse your pitch, and go over all possible Q&As.  You…

Amit Shah

Have investors allowed tech founders like Uber’s Travis Kalanick to grow too powerful?

By June 14, 2017

— Amit Shah, Partner, Artiman Ventures, comments to The Los Angeles Times on the delicate balance of Silicon Valley company structure to public company boards — Paresh Dave and James Rufus…

Ajit Singh

The Medical Community Needs to Aim Higher: Precision Health should be our goal, not Precision Medicine

By April 27, 2017

We had the pleasure of hosting a select group of entrepreneurs, innovators, academics, investors, and business leaders in the medical field, including the distinguished Dr. Lloyd Minor, dean of the…

Tim Wilson

Academics: Without Terms, Almost Half of Unicorns Would Lose Horns

By April 26, 2017

— Tim Wilson, Partner, Artiman Ventures, comments to WSJ Pro on unicorn valuations — Patience Haggin – WSJ Pro – April 26, 2017 7:30 a.m. ET – It’s been conventional wisdom for the past few years:…

Ajit Singh

Leadership and Management Lessons from a Life Spent Learning

By April 25, 2017

From my 30-plus years as an executive and venture capitalist in multiple countries and cultures, I have a pretty good idea of what it takes to succeed, regardless of industry,…

Ajit Singh

Thoughts on Innovation: Ove Arup’s Key Speech

By April 24, 2017

I recently re-read Sir Ove Arup’s “Key Speech”, his prose on the path forward for his company, written in 1970. It’s a treatise on the principles of fair dealing, codifies…