We do not have family in Gaza or Israel, but some friends, colleagues, and students do. When they suffer, I suffer. A friend has two relatives who are hostages, one a 12 year-old girl (see below). Another has a cardiologist who has lost 23 family members when a building in Gaza was bombed. During drives
We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 80+ entrepreneurs over eight years and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Apprenta and Clay Ridge Capital. They are our 27th and 28th investments (portfolio here). Apprenta is not yet saying much about what they’re doing and so there’s not much
What a day! I haven’t been back for HBS graduation since my own decades ago. But yesterday Mrs. T. and I went, and I am so glad we did. We’ve become quite close to a person whom we met before she went to HBS, and so, we wanted to be there to see her graduate.
(I occasionally write notes to my students. The latest is below. The second-year students are about to graduate.) Dear Section G and VCPE: I write this to you on a Saturday morning from my HBS office. The campus is largely empty and quiet, and I hope you’re all sleeping in. It was a joy to
When a beloved Professor at HBS asked me if I’d consider coming back to teach part-time, I didn’t know what to say. But I did my due diligence. I contacted about a dozen current and former instructors. “What was the best part of being at HBS?” I asked. “The students,” each and every single person
(Periodically, I send a note to my students. Here’s one from this morning.) So, I’m at my HBS office this Saturday morning. It is a wonderful time to decompress and prep. No one is around, the sun is just starting to glimmer, and the chilly morning air sharpened my senses as I walked across an