Someone once defined success as “stumbling from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” The spirit of entrepreneurship epitomizes this humorous but insightful
Author, An Unlikely Intervention
TOM WASHING has been active in the venture capital industry for over thirty years. He is a founding partner of Sequel Venture Partners, a Colorado-based venture capital firm investing in emerging growth technology companies. He has served on dozens of corporate and nonprofit boards of directors, including as founding Chairman of the University of Colorado Center for Entrepreneurship, President and Chairman of the Colorado Venture Capital Association, and Chairman of the Board of the University of Michigan Technology Transfer Advisory Board. Washing was named Master Entrepreneur of the Year by the Colorado Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Committee. Washing is the co-author of the award-winning book Passion for Skiing (2010), and was the assistant film producer of Passion for Snow (2013), the Emmy Award–nominated documentary film based on the book.