Monthly Archives: August 2012

Managers versus Entrepreneurs

Authors: Manu and Kanwal Rekhi What is the difference between a manager and an entrepreneur?  Is one better for society than the other? These are questions that frequently arise during our mentoring sessions with young college graduates who are at the beginning of their professional careers. Management, as a scientific discipline, and managers as practitioners […]

Lean VC: Why small is beautiful in venture capital

Authors:  Rafiq Dossani and Manu Rekhi Published in Venture Beat, Aug 18, 2012 The Kaufmann Foundation recently noted in a controversial review in the Wall Street Journal that, of its past 20 years of investing in nearly 100 venture funds, “Only four of thirty venture capital funds with committed capital of more than $400 million delivered returns […]