Cheddar TV on Amazon’s Acquisition of Eero and Amazon Whole Foods Increasing Prices

This was a particularly fun appearance because the interview happened mere seconds after the 4pm closing bell on the NYSE floor. It was a good day on the market and so the traders were celebrating after a successful day. In this appearance, I discuss Amazon’s acquisition of Eero as well as Amazon Whole Foods increasing …

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The entrepreneur playbook for sourcing a lead investor in NYC

As a service to the NYC CEO ecosystem, I published this article in VentureBeat addressing a key issue that I hear every day from CEOs: “I have all the capital I need for this round of financing. All I need is a lead!” I keep the spreadsheet updated in this google doc:

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My most read article: on the layers of bias faced by highly technical women founders

According to BuzzSumo, this article has been shared 2000 times – that’s my personal record. In this article, I published my reaction to a comment a highly-regarded VC made in a fireside chat at a major conference, where she said that it’s obvious that women start startups in social & e-commerce. Many of the women …

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Kauffman Fellows

I’m honored to have been part of class 19 of the prestigious Kauffman Fellows Program. My classmates rock! Founded in 1994, Kauffman Fellows is a Silicon Valley-based leadership program for venture capitalists and innovators of all kinds. The more than 400 graduates from this two-year apprenticeship, together known as the Kauffman Fellows Society, now lead …

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Unacast is a fast-growing data platform focused on human mobility data. They’ve built the Real World Graph to deliver insights to the verticals of retail, transportation, travel & tourism, supply logistics, and brands. Over 40% of their engineering team are women. I am proud to be a board member.


mnubo is a White Star Capital portfolio company that I work closely with. The company is transforming how IoT manufacturers use their data. It is at the intersection of IoT, Cloud, and Big Data.


I have volunteered 3 years in a row at the Canadian Club of New York’s annual fundraiser.  The money goes to Ice Hockey in Harlem, the annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research and Canada’s National Ballet School. I’ve volunteered the last 2 years as a judge for Startup Chile. I judged a startup competition at Puerto Rico’s H3 Conference, where the …

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Waterloo Alumnus

My Computer Science cred comes from the University of Waterloo’s computer science program. The school has strong rankings, and LinkedIn says that the top employers hire a lot of grads. I graduated with a B.Math Honors, Major in Computer Science, Minor in Combinatorics and Optimization, with Co-op option. In just half a century, the University …

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2013 and Earlier

A few more places on the web and in publications where I’ve been quoted, etc: VentureBeat: eBay expanding to NYC Internet Advertising during 2012 Olympics on NBC  Graduate to LinkedIn: a book on networking strategies using LinkedIn CNBC’s CrowdRules (jump to 30:15): VIP at premier episode of TV show focused on entrepreneurship Open talk with RecruiterBox …

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