michael abbott

  • The Importance Of Founders Crunch Network

    The Importance Of Founders

    In a prior era, some considered it best practice to bring in “professional managers” to run the businesses started by creative and hard-working entrepreneurs once those business began to scale and appeared to need “adult supervision.” The term “upgrade management” is still occasionally heard among investors but never in front of founders. Read More

  • Bradford Cross of Prismatic on Running His Startup

    Founder Stories: Bradford Cross Of Prismatic On Running His Startup

    Our TCTV show, Founder Stories, returns with a new West Coast host, Michael Abbott @mabb0tt. Mike is a general partner at KPCB and was previously Twitter’s VP of Engineering and a founder himself. Prismatic is an app that creates a custom newsfeed based on your interests. Its news discovery iPhone app launched in August to positive reviews. For our West Coast premier episode of… Read More