James Currier

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  • Defensibility creates the most value for founders Crunch Network

    Defensibility creates the most value for founders

    Some advisers tell founders, “Don’t worry about defensibility. Focus on doing something to delight customers and do it better.” That’s okay. But, if I have a choice, I’d rather start a business where I know if it works, it will be defensible‚Ķ that I can really protect it from competition. The best way to get true defensibility in the digital world seems to be… Read More

  • From Social Networks To Market Networks Crunch Network

    From Social Networks To Market Networks

    Most people didn’t notice last month when a 35-person company in San Francisco called HoneyBook announced a $22 million Series B. What was unusual about the deal is that nearly all the best-known Silicon Valley VCs competed for it. That’s because HoneyBook is a prime example of an important new category of digital company that combines the best elements of networks like Facebook… Read More