Black Tee Rule: Build A Company, Not A Product Or Feature

By March 13, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, we introduced five rules of white space investing along with their associated ratios. One of the rules, which is perhaps the most hotly debated, is what we...

The Equivalency Rule: The Art Of Creating Early Stage Business Plans

By February 26, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I introduced five rules of white space investing along with their associated ratios. The second of those rules, the equivalency rule, looks at the early stage business...

Will Doctors Finally Accept Technology? Yes. Here’s How.

By February 20, 2014

In 1968, the American health economist Victor R. Fuchs wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine: “Medical tradition emphasizes giving the best care that is technically possible; the only...

How You Get That Second Meeting

By February 19, 2014

In my last post, I introduced five rules of white space investing along with their associated ratios. Let’s go deeper into the Scarcity Rule and its corresponding ratio 100:10:1.5. For every 100...

The Rules To Investing In Disruptive White Space Companies

By February 11, 2014

Artiman invests in white space companies that are in large markets with no identifiable competitors. When I joined Artiman a few years ago, I asked the partners what exactly did...

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Vital for American Innovation

By January 22, 2014

Open borders brought Andrew Carnegie and Andy Grove to the U.S. They also brought Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger, a slew of German theoretical physicists to work on the Manhattan...