VarageSale: Building on Passion

by on April 6, 2015

Last week, Montreal born VarageSale announced a US$34M in growth funding led by two leading Valley VCs (Sequoia Capital and LightSpeed Venture Partners) along with existing investors (iNovia Capital, Real Ventures and VersionOne). Their story is an interesting one on many fronts and I want to share some insights that… Continue Reading

Flying High with Routehappy

by on December 10, 2014

I fly 40 to 50 times a year. After driving to the airport, getting through security and finding my gate, by the time I get on the plane, I want to relax and have the space to get some work done. It’s tough to know, on a flight-to-flight basis, whether… Continue Reading

Hacking Startup Recruiting: Culture, Data and Networks

by on October 30, 2014

Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ‘em to play together is the hard part — Casey Stengel   Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the first Talent Hackers event in NYC. A very insightful event! There was plenty of practical advice that came out of the event. The TalentHackers NYC team have… Continue Reading