Stephen Cho

Relishing the space between.
Building, advising, and investing in startups.

Ideas

A handful of business ideas I've been thinking about (some VC-backable and others not):

Productize and scale the UWaterloo co-op program to multiple universities and geographiesStartup finance job boardA physical journal that guides 1on1 meetings between managers and their direct reports

Library

My recommended (not exhaustive) list of books and podcasts:

Startups
Essays :: Paul Graham
Venture Deals :: Brad Feld
High Growth Handbook :: Elad Gil
The Hard Thing About Hard Things :: Ben Horowitz

Behavioral Psychology
Thinking, Fast and Slow :: Daniel Kahneman
Nudge :: Richard Thaler

Management
The Effective Executive :: Peter Drucker
High Output Management :: Andy Grove

Biographies & Memoirs
Steve Jobs :: Walter Isaacson
Personal History :: Katharine Graham
Thirst :: Scott Harrison
The Blue Sweater :: Jacqueline Novogratz
Educated :: Tara Westover

Fiction
The Alchemist :: Paulo Coelho
Ready Player One :: Ernest Cline

Podcasts
How I Built This
The Knowledge Project
The Tim Ferriss Show
Conversations with Tyler
Twenty Minute VC
Masters of Scale
Revisionist History
Invest Like The Best