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VC and Seed money

Here’s a great rundown of a VC’s perspective on what a Seed program is and how you, as a startup, fit in. See:  

Buffer’s Transparency is amazing.

Here is where Buffer allocates their revenue: Here’s a link to their funding, term sheet, and valuation: Here’s their equity and ownership breakdowns: Here’s their open salaries story:  

Company Culture and Core Values

The following are a sample of some core values from several companies I’ve either visited or read about — and I like their stated values.  I’ve also included the Four Agreements at the end because I think these are an example of values that help people and teams that work together.  Buffer’s Values Zappos Family Core […]

Favorite Eating Places

This list was compiled with help from Will Custer. Name Style Address Phone Number Hours Recommended Dishes QQ Kitchen  Korean/Chinese 3324 Secor RdToledo, Ohio 43606 419-720-8703 Mon-Fri: 11:00am – 3:00pm, 4:30pm – 10:00pmSat and Sun: Closed Spicy Seafood Noodle Bowl Amango Restaurant Vietnamese 5228 Monroe St Toledo, Ohio 43623 419-517-0261 Tue-Sun: 10:00am – 10:00pm Pho (Noodle Soup) Registry […]

Firing Employees: The Good, The Bad, and...

Having been at the receiving end of being fired/outsourced (whatever it’s called these days), I’ve witnessed and experienced both good processes and bad ones. I’ll share my thoughts on what I feel like is good advice for what is arguably one of the most difficult things to do as a company owner or manager.  This post […]