When it comes to investing in cutting-edge startups, Spark Capital partner Nabeel Hyatt seems to have a crystal ball to peer into the future. Spark Capital, which was founded in 2005, has invested in Slack and Warby Parker, as well as multiple companies with black swan exits greater than $1 billion. The list includes: Cruise Automation, Twitter, Oculus VR and Tumblr. Karis Oasan

At a recent brunchwork, Spark Capital partner Nabeel Hyatt shared his insights into why some startup founders succeed where others fail. Hyatt led the investment in Cruise (sold to General Motors for a reported $1 billion). At a recent brunchwork in San Francisco, Hyatt shared three strategies for founding a successful business. 1. Make a long-term commitment. Read more here…

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