Author Archives: Deborah Mills-Scofield

The Business Plan Fallacy


As I’m reviewing business plans from college grads I’m mentoring (as an alumnae mentor at Brown Univ ) and from Glengary , the VC firm I’m a partner in, this whole business plan process is getting to me. So much of what I see in biz plans is, pardon the phrase, BS. We all know none of us believe any ...

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Incumbentitis – The Anti-Innovation Disease


Well, we’ve just been through quite an election – out with the ‘old’, in with the new – well, somewhat, there were several incumbents re-elected. This isn’t a mandate for or against either party; it was a mandate for an economic revolution to get rid of big government and make one that works for the people. Is the government capable ...

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