Early-stage venture capital firms have high deal flow and very little time to assess each company, so understanding key assessment criteria will help you get your deck from the “no” bucket to the partner discussion. A common reason many companies fail to get past “no” is they are agencies. Is Your Company an Agency? In […]
Brett G. Durrett is a Venture Partner at Social Starts and has over 25 years of executive experience in Consumer Products, Online Social, Communication Platforms, Expressive Communication, Avatars, 3D, Virtual Worlds, and Games. He served as CEO at the IMVU, where he was previously Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations. A startup entrepreneur that knows how to scale a company, Brett leads companies from the “six people in a garage” stage, growing them to to 150+ employee businesses. Brett was also founder and CEO of the game developer Asylum Entertainment. He and his family split their time between San Francisco and New Orleans, two-thirds of Tennessee Williams’ favorite American cities.