Productivity Giants Series with Eric Paley, Partner at Founder Collective

Are you caught up on our #ProductivityGiants series so far? If not, be sure to check out our interviews with Camille Ricketts, Head of Content at First Round Capital, Brad Feld, partner at Foundry Group, Nir Eyal, author of Hooked, and Dharmesh Shah, CTO of Hubspot.



The #ProductivityGiants series continues with Eric Paley, a partner at Founder Collective, a seed-stage venture capital fund that helps entrepreneurs build their businesses. Eric is an an active investor and has led Founder Collective’s investments in companies such as Trade Desk, Uber, Makerbot, Hotel Tonight, and many more.


Before that, Eric was an entrepreneur in his own right and founded Brontes Technologies, a 3D imaging company, which was acquired by 3M in 2006. He also sits on the board of the New England Venture Capital Association, has served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, and is a frequent contributor to Techcrunch. It’s safe to say he has a lot of impressive business going on. Can you see why we were so excited to pick his brain on all things productivity?


Here, Eric tells us all about his morning and nightly routines, his tried and true email tips, and his favorite method to catch up on all those TV shows.


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Productivity Giants Series with Camille Ricketts, Head of Content at First Round Capital

We hope you’re enjoying our Productivity Giants Series so far. In case you need to catch up, last week we profiled Brad Feld, an entrepreneur, investor, partner at Foundry Group, and a co-founder of Techstars.



We’re continuing our Productivity Giants Series with Camille Ricketts – Head of Content and Marketing for First Round Capital, a seed-stage venture firm focused on building a vibrant community of technology entrepreneurs and companies. She’s best known for pioneering First Round Review, which showcases advice for building startups from some of the best known technology founders and operators in the world. In addition to that, she’s helped turn First Round Capital into the premiere destination for any entrepreneur seeking early-stage funding. You can follow Camille on Twitter and First Round Capital on Twitter.

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