First Mike Travis answers the question Why Startups Need Outside Directors.
Second, Elad Gil explains How To Choose A Board Member.
Update 4 Mar 2012: Bruce Booth of Atlas Venture just wrote a great post on “High-Performing Boards in Early Stage Biotech.” Well worth reading.
Update 28 May 2012: local entrepreneur and angel Ty Danco posted “Everything You Wanted to Know About Boards: Touring the Blogoverse” an awesome compilation of the best advice on startup boards. Definitely check it out.
- What Makes An Awesome Board Member? (feld.com)