Weir Foulds logo

WeirFoulds advises Canadian entrepreneurs and high-growth companies on all facets of corporate law. We help our clients achieve their goals, from initial structuring of their business to advising them on securing financing through a variety of sources including venture capital and private equity funds, to subsequent exits through public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions.

 


Richter is a strategic accounting, business advisory, and financial consulting firm. We are at the forefront of the Toronto and Montreal business communities, supporting dynamic enterprises and emerging companies in their drive to succeed. 

 

 

Girls in Tech is a global social network, focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of like-minded, intelligent and influential women in technology.

 

#FounderShowcase Video: @KevinRose’s Lessons Learned

Posted by Amity Sims on 2012-08-10

To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here

The 11th Founder Showcase in July featured on-stage interviews with top entrepreneurs and technology journalists. In the talk below, Farhad Manjoo of Slate interviewed Kevin Rose of Google Ventures. Kevin speaks candidly about his career as an entrepreneur turned investor. He discusses the lessons he learned early on as a first time entrepreneur and the challenges of investing at the seed stage. 

Kevin is currently a Venture Partner at Google Ventures. He also co-founded Milk, was the founder of Digg, co-founder of Revision3, and Pownce (now Six Apart). In addition, he was named on Bloomberg’s list of “Top 25 Angel Investors,” Time’s and BusinessWeek’s lists of “Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web,” and MIT’s list of “Top 35 Innovators under 35.” 

Farhad wrote about the interview here on Slate. You can watch the full video below; 

 

 

Special thanks to Farhad, Kevin, and Google Ventures for participating in the event. The next Founder Showcase is now scheduled for November 7th, 2012 - reduced price tickets are available now

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window