This week’s articles discuss why those with entrepreneurial experience make better VCs, consider why management teams should never let the founder leave a company, provide advice on creating and selling a long-term company vision, and profile the tech start-up scene in Estonia.
The Data Is In: Entrepreneurs Make Better VCs – J.J. Colao, Forbes
Former founders make more effective venture capitalists than those without entrepreneurial experience.
Don’t Let the Founder Walk – Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton M. Christensen, Upstart Business Journal
When the founder leaves a business, key innovation skills walk away from the top management team.
How to Sell Your Startup’s Long-Term Vision – Nadia Goodman, Entrepreneur
Elements to take into account when presenting the long-term vision of your company to employees or investors.
The Many Reasons Estonia Is a Tech Start-Up Nation – Ben Rooney, Wall Street Journal
Estonia is the 132nd-smallest country in the world by land mass, yet it produces more start-ups per head of population than any other country in Europe.
This post was authored by Founders Workbench.