Here we highlight insightful articles that have caught our eye. We also share news and updates on portfolio companies.

Founders should focus on building ‘real’ self-sustaining businesses. Further capital and assistance just magnify the opportunity.

With marketplaces, total domination of a niche will provide an effective platform from which to grow.

An important piece from 2016. The opportunity in DTC brands only works with patience and the right capital structure.

How to work effectively with your Board (we’re especially fans of #2).