Micah Rosenbloom

Micah Rosenbloom Contributor Micah Rosenbloom is a venture partner at Founder Collective. More posts by this contributor How to prepare for an investment apocalypse Startups need to respect the laws of retail physics

Micah Rosenbloom is a venture partner at Founder Collective.

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How to prepare for an investment apocalypse

Unlike 2000 and 2008, everyone in the startup world is expecting a crash to come at any moment. But few are taking concrete steps to prepare for it.

Business school grads and quants are winning the battle to create the next P&G

These days my Instagram feed feels more like QVC than a social network. And many of these companies are enjoying tremendous success pitching natural deodorants, unique underwear, creative candles, gla

Startups need to respect the laws of retail physics

Startups like Warby Parker, Bonobos and Casper have proven that it’s possible to build a modern brand predominately using digital tools. As a result, a flood of early-stage tech VCs have barged into

Is VC The Right Money For Fintech?

Financial technology has never been a more exciting or innovative category -- especially in New York City. Oddly, tech is not the driving force in many of these ventures. The Blockchain and Bitcoin no

In Defense Of Theranos

Innovation that involves sensitive medical technologies is challenging and provokes strong emotional reactions, but the reality is that the strongest criticisms of Theranos have more to do with busine

Wary Of The “Next Warby”

Warby Parker is astonishingly successful, whether you judge it by the rave reviews of customers, its valuation or, more impressively, by the number of startups that compare themselves to the iconic ey

Don’t Let Your Investors Buy All The Options

One of the most pronounced misalignments between investors and entrepreneurs is around the concept of “optionality.” I’m not talking about stock options, but the freedom to choose from a variety

Before You Make That Pivot

According to Eric Ries, A pivot is a “structured course correction designed to test a new fundamental hypothesis about the product, strategy, and engine of growth.”[1] The rise of the Lean Startup

Requiem For A Unicorn