June 17, 2014 by admin
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I spent the evening hosting an event with George Colony at Forrester Research- the man loves challenging questions and informed debate, I learned that for sure. Before recapping what others may have missed, I want to encourage all Choaties in the start-up universe to join us online and again thank the greater Choate organization for […]

May 19, 2014 by miles
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My Mom used to answer the phone at our house : GRAND CENTRAL !@#$%^ STATION. It was nuts with activity; cats sleeping with dogs, kids not sleeping at all, random neighbors, dangerous art projects, three legged bunnies, ninja turtles- with real num-chucks, 1,000 ping pong balls, 60 foot tree swings, snakes in sleeping bags and […]

May 08, 2014 by miles
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As I mentioned earlier, David Rubenstein is hilarious. He also runs a billion dollar hedge fund. Usually the two are mutually exclusive. One of the most impactful things he said at lunch was a fire-hose answer to the question: how does one assess putting money with you, or with anyone else for that matter. He crushed it, […]

May 01, 2014 by miles
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I was asked recently on the air, so here’s a straightening out of my opinion about how Washington helps (or hurts) entrepreneurship. I totally ripped most of this off from from a recent talk with David Rubenstein of Carlysle at a recent FOA conference. But I doubt he will mind. Washington reminds me of the […]

April 29, 2014 by miles
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I’ll complete my first marathon this summer, on a challenge from my wife- woohoo. Ok, technically, I started the marathon in 1984 when I ran 13 miles in upstate VT, and I’ll finish it off in June of 2014 with another 13 in Fairfield, CT. But there’s no real statute of limitations to complete the […]

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 […]

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.