January 13, 2020

2020 Investment Focus

Crosslink Portfolio Company

Logos are a sampling of Crosslink portfolio companies

At the end of 2019, my wife Nadia and I were lucky enough to be blessed with an awesome gift heading into the holidays, our first baby boy! So… I took some time off, and in between eat, sleep, and other extracurriculars, I was able to carve out time to think about where I would like to focus in 2020.

In my journey thus far in the world of venture capital over the past 6 years, I have learned a few valuable lessons, one of which is the importance of focus. And I believe focus is becoming increasingly important in today’s environment given the volume of startups being forming across the globe and incredible infrastructure now in place to launch and scale up companies. For clarity, being focused does NOT mean the same thing as being overly thesis-driven or closed minded. I believe that the truly best ideas come from outstanding individuals who have a unique vision into the future, and the passion and fortitude to commit to the grueling task of making their vision a reality. For that reason, I aim to put myself in a strong position to meet these unique individuals so they can articulate to me why their thesis is so compelling and must be a future reality. Read rest here.