8 Nick Crocker
Startups and venture capital
Read Nick Crocker’s thoughts on Medium.
Blackbird Ventures partner Nick Crocker’s blog is a constant stream of positivity, advice, and inspirational tidbits, with the investing and startup founding veteran taking to his Medium page multiple times a month, even if it’s just to share his favourite painting.
Blackbird is one of Australia’s most prominent and successful venture capital firms and Crocker has been a partner there for the past year. Prior to that, he worked with numerous startups in the US, including one that was acquired my MyFitnessPal.
Thanks to his wealth of experience, Crocker’s comments are insightful and applicable for people in all areas of the startup ecosystem, especially his posts explaining what Blackbird is looking for in founders.
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