POPULAR ESSAYS:

Innovation Isn't Dead - Presenting a case for why we should be excited about the future and why we have to work even harder at bringing it about.

The Accelerating Law of Media - There’s never been a harder time to be a CMO, but there’s never been a more rewarding time either. The industry has crossed a tipping point – complexity and change are now evident in every major marketing department. The cause of this complexity is a simple, but powerful trend that is rarely discussed in the boardroom: The Law of Accelerating Returns.

How To Be An Angel Investor - The information in this presentation can't make you a successful angel investor, but it can help you avoid the common pitfalls and develop a better understanding of how this market works and whether you’re ready for it.

An Angel Investor's Guide to AngelList Syndicates - How to build an AngelList syndicate as an investor.

 
 

News from Selected Investments:

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Crowdfunding platform Patreon announced a 15 million dollar Series-A funding round today, bringing in a host of investors that range from Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian to Hollywood talent agencies. [Huffington Post]

TRACTION:
PAYING CREATORS OVER $1M/mo
Index Ventures
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Soma, the world's most beautiful water filter is now on sale. Thanks to good looks, eco-friendly filters and a savvy business model, the Soma water filter is everything your Brita isn't. [FastCompany]
 

TRACTION: 
10,000+ ACTIVE SUBSCRIBERS
Target
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Loungebuddy recently launched in app airport lounge bookings, and payments with Apple Pay. [CNBC]


 

TRACTION:
BOOKING IN 25+ AIRPORTS
Founders Fund
 

Popular Projects:

  In 2014, I taught a class for newly accredited investors on how to become an angel investor. Some of the class material was made public and has now been viewed over 40,000 times. [Link]

 

In 2014, I taught a class for newly accredited investors on how to become an angel investor. Some of the class material was made public and has now been viewed over 40,000 times. [Link]

In 2010, I built a secret industry group for marketers doing unique things on social networks. This group did novel research and was eventually uncovered by Fast Company. 


In 2010, I built a secret industry group for marketers doing unique things on social networks. This group did novel research and was eventually uncovered by Fast Company

In 2012, I worked with a designer to create live visual summaries of popular talks at SxSW. Content was viewed over 300,000 times and was picked up by VentureBeat, PandoDaily, Whedonesque, and other outlets. [Case Study]


In 2012, I worked with a designer to create live visual summaries of popular talks at SxSW. Content was viewed over 300,000 times and was picked up by VentureBeat, PandoDaily, Whedonesque, and other outlets. [Case Study]