Author: Scott
In my second go around as a Credit Card-Self-Venture-Capitalist.

Credit Card VC has not exactly caught on as the buzz word of the moment, but that’s OK with me. It shouldn’t. You have to be nuts to start a company on credit cards and expect everything to be OK.

Credit cards are bad, evil, a pain in the arse, etc. But they will never do this to you. Michael Arrington does an excellent job, as he always does, of being honest and open about the stuff that other people

A VC is talking about the importance of saying no. Sure, of course. A VC eats “no” for breakfast and poops it all day long. That’s what VCs do. The discussion from that post gets into the need for startups

OK, Apple, nee Apple Computers, announced a phone that looks so awesome, I’m seriously bummed that I have to wait six months for it. It’s clear that the gang at Apple has put all their effort into making the best

The core meme of this blog is a bit unusual, if only because it goes against the grain of so much of the conventional wisdom. So when there’s an exception, it jumps out. I just today came across this blog

OK. If you are really thinking about CreditCardVC, if you are really thinking that you should take your idea and fund it yourself, there are a few things that you need to have. Most of them are listed in the

I haven’t been posting much lately — frankly I’ve gone a little soft on the concept. Should I really be telling people to load up on credit card debt just before Christmas? Seems like a way to drive financial ruin.

Part of the Credit Card VC ethos, of course, is not spending money in the first place. That’s the thin thread I’m using to insert this meme into this blog. One way to save a small pile of money every

Sometimes I see connections between items that aren’t commonly seen. Sometimes this makes me seem brilliant, and sometimes people look at me like I’m Jerry Fletcher. For instance today I wrote one blog comment on Mark Cuban’s blog that made

OK, I hate to admit it, but I’m getting a bit wobbly. I’m all alone out there right now and the wolves are howling. It would be so nice to cuddle up in the warm embrace of some VC, or

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