Pushing high-velocity decision making deeper into your organization

By Viraj Parikh, Managing Partner of TechCXO

On a recent 20VC podcast episode, Steve Blank, an early serial tech entrepreneur and academic who helped launch the lean startup movement, listed three things within any company leadership’s control that ultimately determines their survival:

Investing VS. Operating

By Viraj Parikh, Managing Partner of TechCXO

Having spent over a decade as a Wall Street investment analyst and portfolio manager prior to becoming a CFO, I would often think about the decision-making process of great portfolio managers versus CEOs of the many growing companies that I admired and studied…

Get a taste of Nashville history at these five cultural sites, recommended by Urbaanite’s DeAndre Holland.

The Witness Walls monument honors events of the Civil Rights movement that occurred in Nashville in the 1950s and 1960s. Find it in Public Square Park, on the west side of the Davidson County Courthouse.

As you take your entrepreneurial journey at 36|86 in Nashville this week, Urbaanite offers a few local gems to visit and widen your cultural lens. …

In town for 36|86? Maximize your Music City downtime with these ideas from our friends at NATIVE, Nashville’s culture magazine.

You’ll find some of Music City’s tastiest restaurants in East Nashville, with plenty of neighborhood faves for dinner, brunch, and late-night eats and cocktails.


1601A Riverside Dr.
Korean-themed late-night bar and restaurant that provides a wonderful alternative to the mundane fried food usually available after 10 p.m. …

How ecosystem-builders are fostering innovation, diversity, and economic growth in emerging startup hubs like Memphis, Louisville, and Tampa.


Our blog series on issues in entrepreneurship features 36|86 insiders exploring topics including innovation as a catalyst for social change, the importance of women’s voices in the startup economy, and how to…

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