How investing legend Stanley Druckenmiller’s approach aligns with VC

Success leaves clues and Stanley Druckenmiller has been described as on of the greatest money-making machines in history. The Macro Ops summary of key Druckenmiller concepts aligns closely with the Tribe approach VC. We’ve used key parts as inspiration in describing aspects of our process that aligns with what is described about “the Druck” and his approach to investing.

Dating and Lead Gen Comparisons

What can the romantic approaches of random men to women they have never met teach us about lead gen and marketing in early-stage companies? Our co-founder Elaine has been subject to the realities of the internet that most women are subjected to – very random romantic approaches online. After she shared one such rather funny experience, the following thoughts came to mind.

Letter to storm boy

Tribe co-founder Elaine was recently asked to join a panel where the question was “what would you tell your younger self?” We put down some thoughts and here were mine. It’s part personal and part related to how Tribe goes about supporting and working with founders.

I’ve got 99 problems and it means I’m not dead: Part 1

Every VC says, “we help founders”. Some do help. Some are neither helpful nor unhelpful. Some are downright unhelpful. Yet, raising capital is as much about getting the dollars in the door as it is about choosing the right partners. At Tribe, we seek to help in a number of ways based on the area […]

You’ll have 99 problems and you don’t want the board to be one

Some boards help. Some boards hinder. We don’t have hard stats on what percentage is helpful and what percentage hinders, but at some point, a lot of boards become dysfunctional and a self fulfilling prophecy for the business getting into trouble. Too big, too quick Every person you add to your board comes with their […]

Pitch Perfect

In this post we share the process for pitching to us and some insights on how to prepare to pitch to investors.