I visited a prison and so should you Thanks to Defy Ventures for the extraordinary opportunity Yesterday I spent my day at a correctional facility in Connecticut with a team of NYC based volunteer coaches working with Defy Ventures From the Defy website: “Defy’s programs harness the innate entrepreneurial talents of people with criminal histories and […]
A few weeks ago I sat down with my parents to have a fairly uncomfortable conversation: what happens if they die? Even though I tend to think of my parents are superheroes; when is probably a better adverb. A few months ago my father and I had lunch and we started to talk through the normal […]
My dream portfolio in 2018 Last year I wrote down what my dream venture portfolio would be, assuming I had the capital and they’d take my money. Everyone from 2017 is still alive and kicking but thought I should write about companies I’d back that are new to me this year. While most of these […]
Securing a notable celebrity endorsement can cost tens of millions of dollars. Even “minor league” celebs can pull in strong six figures just from endorsement. Here’s a list of 10 highest paid recent endorsements. While influencer marketing gets a lot of flak it’s proven to be a highly effective form of marketing. A recent Nielsen […]
Let’s see how I help up against my 2017 goals: Be happier, it’s harder but better (h/t Dylan Gans) I tend to be a pretty negative person. hard to quantify this but I’m trying to see the opportunities in things and not just the negatives. While not quantifiable or falsifiable I definitely made headway in […]
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