Heisman in Heels, Origin Story

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Welcome to Heisman in Heels

A conversation about investing in venture capital and moving corporate innovation forward.

Smooth Partnerships

In commemoration of the launch of the 2019 football season, I’m launching a new blog site. Welcome to Heisman in Heels, a conversation about investing in venture capital and moving corporate innovation forward. This site was formed after a late-night conversation with some of our venture managers about their concerns over the opaqueness of the investing process of prospective LPs and the lack of shared thought among corporate and startup partnership best practices. There is a lot that goes into each of these processes, and, from where I currently sit, (at the Cintrifuse Syndicate Fund, which invests in venture managers to supercharge corporate innovation efforts), there are many takeaways that can help the industry work more smoothly and in better partnership.


“The conversation I hope to engage with you on includes deep dives into some of the most important aspects of diligence, how we develop relationships with managers, and how we work with corporate investors around innovation.”


I believe we all learn from each other

Innovation strategies

The conversation I hope to engage with you on includes deep dives into some of the most important aspects of diligence, how we develop relationships with managers, and how we work with corporate investors around innovation. We see many different corporate innovation strategies as they grow and shift through their own maturation. Startups and venture managers who work with corporations can realize equal amounts of rewards and frustrations. I’m hoping the content here will help startups, venture managers, and corporations develop stronger relationships through best practices and believe we all learn from each other.

Please reach out, leave a comment, provide insights or counter-thoughts. Your engagement will help shape future content.

Yours truly,

Sarah

Note: This blog is not affiliated with the Heisman Marks Foundation