Category Archives: Rocket Science Games

VC’s Are Not Your Friends

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One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is not understanding the relationship they have with their investors. At times they confuse VC’s with their friends…read full post. Download MP3

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Now Hear This

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Much like my career, in the last two years this blog has traveled a serendipitous path. I orignally wrote it with four goals in mind…read full post. Download MP3

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You Negotiate Commodities, But You Seize Opportunities

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It took losing something important to understand the difference between a commodity and an opportunity. Along the way I also learned yet another way entrepreneurs see the world differently from their investors…read full post. Download MP3

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Rocks in the Rocket Science Lobby

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In 1994 Rocket Science Games was the only video game company with a rock in its lobby. We had moved our game development facilities from Berkeley and Palo Alto and consolidated into one building on Townsend Street in the “South of Market” neighborhood … Continue reading

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