If I Ran It: Angel Investing

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

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BASE High School Mentors

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
Engineering (http://afsenyc.org).

BASE is looking for 30 male mentors to connect with the students. It is
done through

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Without Their Permission Review + Giveaway

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

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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

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The Academy for Software Engineeringcg

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

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Academy for Software Engineering - Mentorship & Clubs


The Academy for Software Engineering is just about
done with its first semester of the inaugural year. Through iMentor, a
mentorship program was setup pairing each student with an older mentor
who meets with them once a month and emails with them regularly. A
picture of one of the

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