"Don't wait so long to delegate...Once you have funding, your job really, is to start hiring."
"There's another misconception that companies that are on a venture track cannot leverage other types of capital."
"The most overlooked way to build a brand is probably debt financing."
"Use your time wisely to talk about real strategic points."
"A diverse team background will generate much better returns from the founder side and also the investor side."
"When you start to add a lot of people, you have to shift from building a product or seeking out product-market fit into company building..."
"...you have to be in it for the long game and be patient."
"Think backwards from milestones and really understand all of the investments that are necessary to get you there."
"Investing in diverse individuals isn't philanthropy, it's good business sense."
"As soon as the business is started you need some professional help in finance."
"...what is absolutely true is that high-quality founders will find their way."
"We're kind of getting into this 3.0 stage..."
"...the model we're seeing and are believers in is the multi-hub model..."
"If there aren't areas for improvement or weaknesses that are highlighted, then I'm not doing my job..."
"...think about growing the overall pie for you and your customers..."
"...you need to turn that story into something that's going to get the candidate excited..."
"..if I look back that's one thing I would have done earlier..."
"...you now have the metrics to back up the story that you're telling about your business..."
"Denver is a really exciting place to found a business and build a business..."
"There are fewer and fewer things where a truly small company can fly under the radar."