We made a new investment in Cloze and really like founders Dan Foody and Alex Cote. More here.
“Robinson was the target of racial epithets and flying cleats, of hate letters and death threats, of pitchers throwing at his head and legs, and catchers spitting on his shoes.” (Bill Nack, Sports Illustrated) Tomorrow, the nation celebrates Jackie Robinson Day. 65 years ago, Robinson made his pro baseball debut. When he encountered racism, he
Growing up, I went to one pro baseball game. The ballpark was far away and we didn’t have much money. So I couldn’t resist saying yes to season tickets after being on the wait list for 7 years. The video shows some F-16 jets flying over the park during the opening ceremony. Pretty cool. Fun
This is the fifth post in a Friday series on “raising VC money”. For the list of topics we are covering, click here. In this post, we’ll focus on “how to handle the VC partners’ meeting.” It is a unique meeting. It’s a smaller version of pitching the Supreme Court. So, you’ve done some research
After some fantastic beta data, our company Boundless has decided to go for it. Venrock led the round. The company is offering free college text books to students. When the team first pitched us, we were amazed that only about 11% of a textbook’s price goes to the author. The rest funds various logistics, inventory
We’ve had a very peaceful Easter. We went to our Catholic parish for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, the Saturday Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday. Busy weekend! On Sunday, I woke up early to make home-made cinnamon rolls for breakfast, and also, to watch Pope Benedict’s “Urbi et Orbi” talk and blessing streamed from Rome. Later