An enthusiastic investor at Kickstart Fund, Curt is a consultant-turned-CEO-turned-Nike exec. This wealth of experience allows him to be a tremendous resource to Mountain West startups in the areas of executive leadership, strategy, and executive coaching. He’s passionate about helping build. To him, there’s nothing more rewarding than helping a small, scrappy team build something great. Supporting others in their growth, development, and success is the most gratifying thing in his life. He has ample opportunity to do so as he sits on the boards of 12+ companies. As an investor, his focus is on healthcare, health tech, consumer, gig economy, and marketplace companies. Curt is also crazy about cycling, skiing, photography, and collecting rare and antiquarian books.
Mission means purpose. Vision brings purpose to life. What comes next?
Curt Roberts of Kickstart Fund explains what “success pillars” are and why
Translating mission into vision
Kickstart’s Curt Roberts discusses how to set a vision for startup companies
How a startup can find its “True North”
In his monthly column, Curt Roberts of Kickstart shares how startups can
How should you set direction for your startup?
Curt Roberts, partner at KickStart Seed Fund, thinks startups should set direction
Do you need a big market to raise venture capital?
Market size matters when it comes to raising venture capital in Utah,
The dark art of valuing a company
Curt Roberts thinks that valuing a company is a bit of a
Zoom isn’t enough (why startup teams should be together)
For startup teams to find true success, this expert doesn't think they
Successful startups need two types of people
For startup success in any industry, you need both role players AND
Founders need more than purpose
've now been a venture capitalist for over six years. My early
On side hustles (please don’t, it’s for your own good)
couple of weeks ago, Medium pushed out a link to an
Utah tech is an ecosystem (and that should matter to you)
ome time ago I was involved in a panel discussion at an
On fine jewelry, pigs, and funding your startup
Curt Roberts of Kickstart Fund shares his biggest tip when it comes
Here’s what Utah startups got right in 2020
Utah startups are scrappy spenders, and that traces back to our roots.