Start With Your Values
As I've begun to formalize my investment strategy in private companies, the portfolio has grown to include smaller companies where I own a majority position. A recent conversation sparked the idea that I should publicly share the values that guide my portfolio companies. Not every portfolio company has this exact list, but this is the baseline that each operator starts from. I believe that companies who are willing to go out of business to protect their values will create more enterprise value (EV) through the trust they build with customers, employees, and others. Here are our values.