Author Archives: Andy Rankin

Winter is coming for the NFL. Tell me a story about Spring.

All my life I’ve loved stories, and the beauty of the Valley is that everyone is a storyteller and that the best businesses have the best stories. Today, despite amazing advances like SpaceX, GoogleGlass, and Redbull space jumps, the naysayers … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Venture Capital, risk, and investing in startups.

From Wikipedia, “Private equity, in finance, is an asset class consisting of equity securities in operating companies that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange … Capital for private equity is raised primarily from institutional investors.” Therefore, anyone who … Continue reading

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Bio

Professional Background Current Co-Founder of Exit13 Strategics– an eCommerce consultancy focused on bringing best practices and cutting edge solutions to Fortune 500 retailers such as Dillards. Angel Investor–  Looking to make 5 investments a year in the 25-50k range. My … Continue reading

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