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  • Remembering David Freschman March 23, 2015 Nate Lentz
    I was saddened to learn last week of the death of David Freschman to pancreatic cancer.  David was a friend to many in the venture community and was one of the pioneers of venture capital in Delaware …
  • Are You Ready to Run Your Business for the Next Ten Years? March 10, 2015 Nate Lentz
    I recently wrote a recommendation for an entrepreneur who I have known for a number of years.  Osage never invested in his business because it was a bit out of our scope, but I used to spend time with …
  • What a Google Car Means to My Blind Son January 28, 2015 Nate Lentz
    My son Nicholas is almost twelve and he has been blind for most of his life.  For seven years he was mostly blind with a shade contrast, but he lost that five years ago and has been completely blind s …
  • Don’t Celebrate Failure, Celebrate Learning and Perseverance November 26, 2014 Nate Lentz
    I recently read the New York Times article about the conferences celebrating failure and I had to laugh.  It reminded me of the line from Jon Stewart’s unforgettable tribute to Bruce Springsteen:  “An …
  • Keeping Score: Entrepreneurs Should Stop Focusing on Capital Raised and Focus on SaaS Metrics November 12, 2014 Nate Lentz
    I am writing this on an Amtrak train returning from the last board meeting of the third quarter earnings season.  I sit on a bunch of boards and am an observer on several more.  This cycle there were …