A young VC, when his hair was less gray, hanging with the former Fed Chair

Many people forget that former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan’s now-famous reference to “irrational exuberance” was in 1996. At the time, he asked the provocative question: “How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values?”

Investors are asking themselves this poignant question over and over again in recent…

“How’s work going?”

As we emerge from the pandemic, it’s the common casual question that many of us receive when we reconnect with our friends. I find I am struggling to answer it concisely. In my over twenty-five years in the startup and venture capital (VC) industry, I have never…

The market has had a strong run, far outpacing GDP growth

To Answer This Question, Start With the Public Markets

Like many VCs, we are preparing our 2020 year-end results and letter to our investors (limited partners, or LPs). As has been the case for many VCs, our results have been good; in the wake of the pandemic and all the carnage that is happening in other parts of the…

Jeff Bussgang

Former entrepreneur turned VC @Flybridge, teach @HBS, author of Entering StartUpLand and Mastering the VC Game

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