094: When the CFO Is Also an Angel, Vanessa Wilson, CFO, Golden Seeds LLC

What’s it like to be CFO of an early-stage investment firm? Join us as Vanessa shares her CFO mind-set and reveals the vision behind Golden Seeds, the fourth largest angel network in the country, with over 300 members.

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The Highs & Lows

“Half of all small companies go out of business within their first five years of operation, so at Golden Seeds we have a couple of wind-downs every year. It’s really important that those companies involved in a wind-down do it professionally and cleanly so that taxes are filed and vendors are paid fairly.”

An Operations Focus

Book Pick

The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything By Guy  Kawasaki

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Vanessa’s Site

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