Inflective Havoc
Reflections on Our Big Entrepreneurial Times from Jan Horsfall

Archive for November 2011

First a Spark, Then a Flame

11/29/2011

  I’m so excited about the effect that Startup Colorado has already had in Colorado Springs. Thanks to the amazing folks in Boulder – including our friends at Foundry Group and CU – we’re now fanning the flame of rapidly increasing entrepreneurial interest. Here’s to a grass fire! This week, Ian Lee, along with the gang […]

The Power of Angel Investment

11/27/2011

  I’ve been relatively outspoken about the role of angel investment in new companies. It’s a timely topic in my own life, as I’m involved with no fewer than eight different companies seeking angel investment for their fledgling newcos. The amounts differ – from $30,000 to $500,000 – but the end game is the same: advance […]

Entrepreneurial Reverb

11/23/2011

I’ve been blown away by the new entrepreneurial winds which are blowing through our economy – and I really see the impact locally and nationally as I interact with my entrepreneurial brethren. While the mad mass media continues to genuflect over the Occupy Protests (is there really anything ‘there’ there?), it seems to have added […]