Founders of hardware startups quickly get tired of hearing the phrase “hardware is hard”, especially when voiced from someone that has never worked for a hardware company and has very…Read More
I’ve been advising startups for more almost 20 years. During that time I have made more than 200 investments in early-stage companies as a venture fund manager and angel investor, and have been involved with raising more than $80 million in growth and venture capital. From my 28-year career as an operator in high tech companies, I have an IPO and a $200-million acquisition exit under my belt. Now, as co-founder and president of Austin’s Capital Factory and through my content creation practice, Shockwave Innovations, I have the pleasure of spending 100 percent of my time educating, advising, and investing in startups.