My Grandma used to say giving is more pleasurable than receiving I've found her to be correct and I'm reminded of her wise words at this time of year. Too often we ask, "what's in it for me?" A natural emotion I'm sure, but if held too tightly it…

Like most of you, I get a lot of email. How does an investor stay on top of their email? It's not easy, that's for sure. I try to keep the number of emails that I still need to deal with at below 20. That's simply because if they go onto more than…

We were in the car and I asked my kids what they thought the future would be like. We started with cars (naturally). A car that can fly Maybe. A car that you can press a button and it will go where you tell it to Very likely, especially given wh…

Our process for investing in idea stage companies. No product, no team, no traction? No problem. At Forward Partners about half of the investments we make are with solo entrepreneurs at idea stage. We do at least one of these a quarter. We’re ofte…

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