After Carbon Black went public, Mrs. T. and I had some discussions (I co-led the first institutional round when it was called Bit9; details here and here). I’m excited to announce that our family will take all of those winnings and invest them in startups. We also will donate 100% of any gains to charities.
We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 70+ entrepreneurs and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Kalea Wear. It is our 12th investment so far (portfolio here). We really enjoyed meeting with founders Liz Kwo and Alicia Tulsee. They have overcome many personal challenges and have accomplished so
Here’s to hope, love and friendship. I write that because I last week saw Robert Waldinger speak at a leader development course. As I’ve written before (here), a very famous study concluded that there is a major driver of happiness: friends and family. It is not fame, money or status. Well, as luck would have
At the three-day leader development course I took last week (prior post here), they showed us a cool video about empathy and that it is not sympathy. I found it very insightful. I think it was an important video for a bunch of mid-life Harvard MBAs to see. That is because we can lose touch
Recently, I went back to HBS to take a three-day leader development course. It was poignant, transformative and rejuvenating. I also made some friendships that will last, I predict, for a lifetime. One of the course’s goals was to get us to step back and reflect upon the meaning and purpose of our work life.
It is hard to imagine a time when Europe was imprisoned and enslaved, when millions perished in camps, and when democracy was on the verge of being throttled. And, it was just seven decades ago. For my generation, we grew up in the Cold War, practicing “duck and cover” drills at school in case of
We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 50+ entrepreneurs and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in UptimeHealth. It is our 11th investment so far (portfolio here). We had heard great things about co-founder Jinesh Patel, and so, reached out to meet him. The company offers a platform