Archive for April 15th, 2009

Qualities of a Great Speaker – Educational Value of Content

Icon Written by Alora on April 15, 2009 – 7:03 pm

As noted in my previous blog post on this topic, the first quality I believe is necessary in a great speaker is for them to be educational in some way. In my recent bout of conferences, I have seen speakers who fall all over the quality spectrum, but the ones that were truly good ensured […]

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To VC or Not to VC, That is the Question

Icon Written by Alora on April 15, 2009 – 10:45 am

Last night I was reading a very interesting Harvard Business Review article by Umair Haque called Five Problems Venture Capitalists Should Have Solved (But Didn’t). Admittedly, I know very little about the world of venture capital (hence the reading), but this made me think of a panel I attended at SXSWi and he raised a […]

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