Oct 5th, 2014
Updating my list of companies that I find interesting and would invest in with my imaginary angel fund.
This is a continuation from the first post.
How is the portfolio doing?
Namo Media - Bought by Twitter for 50M
Tailwind - One of 7 companies using Pinterest's Business Insights
Nov 27th, 2013
I’ve been reading a lot recently about angel investing (highly recommend Brian Cohen’s new book: What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know) and I thought I would play armchair angel and talk about companies that I think are interesting that I would probably invest in if I
Oct 25th, 2013
This year, the Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE -
http://bronxsoftware.org) opened up its 4
year high school. It is a sister school to the Academy For Software
BASE is looking for 30 male mentors to connect with the students. It is
Oct 1st, 2013
Without Their Permission is a new
book by Alexis Ohanian that explores what its like to start a company or
movement, and the power of the internet to fuel these ventures.
The central theme is of doing things without permission, finding a way
when there seems to be no natural
Aug 23rd, 2013
/var/null: Don't Fly During
A couple of weeks ago, I was scheduled to take a trip from New York
(JFK) to Los Angeles on JetBlue. Every year, my family goes on a
one-week pilgrimage, where we put our work on hold and spend time
visiting temples, praying
Apr 12th, 2013
The Academy for Software Engineering
(http://afsenyc.org/) is looking for mentors for
our next class of students.
AFSE is partnering with iMentor, a nationally recognized mentoring
program focused on preparing high school students for college success.
Located in Union Square, AFSE is the brainchild of Fred Wilson of Union