Monthly Archives November 2014

The Rule of the Ws

Maintaining longevity and relevance in an ever-changing financial industry is a hard won accomplishment; enjoying longevity coupled with consistent success is by no means a stroke of luck. It requires acumen and consistently successful practices. When asked how I’ve maintained these achievements, I refer first to the top management teams we’ve discovered or developed, and […]

date:  Nov 03, 2014 comments:  1
by:  George Weiss category:  Blog, Image Read More

Seeing Things As We Are

“We don’t see things as they are…. We see them as we are.” —The Talmud So what does the Talmud, a book of Jewish law, have to do with venture capital? It’s not a Silicon Valley text. It has nothing to do with Union Square Ventures in New York City. It’s totally foreign to Route […]

date:  Nov 02, 2014 comments:  2
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Frugality

“Frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” —Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder. As one of our country’s great venture leaders, certainly Jeff Bezos knows a great deal about innovations and tight boxes. And I’m not the only […]

date:  Nov 01, 2014 comments:  1
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