1501, 2022

VC investors: Don’t be greedy even if you can.

January 15, 2022|Comments Off on VC investors: Don’t be greedy even if you can.

By Dave Berkus, TCA Chairman Emeritus

First, the marginal exit event:

Sometimes the end game or sale of the company is not a happy event for the early

101, 2022

Is there gold in your old intellectual property?

January 1, 2022|Comments Off on Is there gold in your old intellectual property?

By Dave Berkus, TCA Chairman Emeritus

Digging through your IP closet for gold…

In past years, several times a month I’d have lunch with one of my CEOs, and each time

112, 2021

Patent litigation can kill the small guy.

December 1, 2021|Comments Off on Patent litigation can kill the small guy.

By Dave Berkus, TCA Chairman Emeritus

Here’s the bright side to patents.

When you think of patents, you think of added value to the corporation in the form of

1511, 2021

Jeff Bezos asked a question that blew me away!

November 15, 2021|Comments Off on Jeff Bezos asked a question that blew me away!

By Dave Berkus, TCA Chairman Emeritus

Here’s the question:

This piece of wisdom came from Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, during a board meeting for […]

111, 2021

My hard-earned lessons from negative exits.

November 1, 2021|Comments Off on My hard-earned lessons from negative exits.

By Dave Berkus, TCA Chairman Emeritus

In my life as an early-stage investor, I’ve been closely involved with so many businesses, there were bound to be numerous stories of  actual and near […]