Bee Partners Pledge: Answer Every Email

Yep, I personally reply to every email I get from a founder.  While I’m not quite ready to pledge a response time to those emails, I will take responsibility for having a public email address.    The quality and thoughtfulness of a…

Hansoo Lee

  Today, Bee Partners lost a friend and partner.  After a year+ long battle with cancer, Hansoo Lee died today. I knew Hansoo as a founder first, and a friend second.  We met in early 2009 while he was a student at…

Authenticity Reigns Supreme

Today, a founder named Matt (edited for anonymity) dropped by my office to say hi. I left our first meeting a week ago with a positive bias towards supporting his vision and potentially making an investment.  However, I also left with  skepticism…

Haas Proud

I just returned from the annual Haas party at the Menlo Circus Club, and I just have to say how proud I am of being a Cal-Haas graduate.  The quality of professional students and alumni make me think that I’d have difficulty…