23 December

Year end Break

December 23, 2013 by admin
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I’m taking a little time off from writing in order to do some years end thinking and planning. I’m looking forward to the Jimmy V process of Back-Now-Forward and emerging with some new perspectives. In the meantime, here are some links to my most read blogs. MoneyBall for the rest of us Money for something […]

November 21, 2013 by miles
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   Start Up Choate in NYC was a blast last night, probably our best ever. I’m convinced that it’s the PEOPLE that make it great. We did the Elevator pitch thing, and both Dhruv Sing (Savory!) and Beno Shell rocked their pitches. More on our Seedinvest site for those that are angels. Then our panel […]

November 17, 2013 by admin
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I’m hosting another Start Up Choate event this week, at Applico’s space in New York. It will be the sixth of seven events this year that has united entrepreneurs, angels, and those aspiring to be. This post if for those aspiring to be. I sense a little hesitation from my fellow alumni, wondering if this […]

October 09, 2013 by miles
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It’s always cool how random things I witness ends up teaching me something in a totally unrelated field. Last weekend, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes taught me a lot about the importance of recruiting;  that applies in sport, (some) education and business. What I witnessed in Columbus Everything is done with one thing in […]

October 03, 2013 by miles
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The jet lag is just clearing up from our most recent Start Up Choate events on the West Coast. Nearly 100 alumni showed up to network, exchange pitches, and listen to our panels. Special thanks to Bob Vanech ’86, Steven Posner ’86, Brett Johnson ’88 , DJ (researching year) and Michael Fitzpatrick ’93 for sharing […]

September 23, 2013 by miles
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Note: Choate’s fledgeling Entrepreneur/Angel community begins its roadshow next week in LA and San Fran. To register (sorry: no Deerfield!) try this link.  And as I began planning for our Fall Roadshow this recent post in Wait but Why caught my eye (kudos Woody Marshall for his FB share). It maps out, in quite stark […]

09 August

And you, kids?

August 09, 2013 by admin
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I’ve been quiet over the summer, but the house has been anything but. Chloe Annabelle arrived,  7 years, 3 months, and 22 days after my walk in the desert.  I’ll be back with deep thoughts and shallow observations soon enough.

July 31, 2013 by miles
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“This was done in the privacy of my own home” says NYC Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner about his recent social media escapades in this YouTube. Quaint, but utterly disconnected with the world around him, and how it works. Why the disconnect? The world has changed (well, we added another, parallel one). Think of it like this: […]

About Miles Spencer

Miles Spencer is a prolific angel investor, media entrepreneur and explorer. He is best known for his role as co-host and co-creator of MoneyHunt, a reality based show where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of experts.