Matt Cohen

Matt Cohen Contributor Share on Twitter Founder and managing partner at Ripple Ventures, Matt Cohen is a business operator turned early-stage investor. More posts by this contributor How to strategically manage your startup advisor’s compensation Founders must learn how to build and maintain circles of trust with investors

Founder and managing partner at Ripple Ventures, Matt Cohen is a business operator turned early-stage investor.

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How to strategically manage your startup advisor’s compensation

The best founders often attribute their success to a deep bench of mentors and advisers, but how do founders compensate these core parts of their network?

VCs and university endowments should partner to make venture more diverse

University endowments should invest in educational opportunities to give more people pathways to careers in venture.

Founders must learn how to build and maintain circles of trust with investors

Founders should definitely pursue big rounds at sky-high valuations, but it’s important that they recognize how important it is to manage who they allow into their mentorship circles.