From: 2017

Would You Respond?

I received a handwritten pitch letter from a federal inmate recently. I was written up a while back in Entrepreneur magazine and I guess the issue finally made it’s way to the prisoners. This pitch was light on substance, so I worry if I respond, the next letter will have an NDA request from his …

The Tyrannosaurus Rex and Jamie Dimon

I was doing a fireside chat with Blair Livingston today for his team at StreetContxt in Toronto. Blair founded the Company back in 2012 and has built a fantastic content management, measurement and research distribution service for financial institutions. Our fund Social Leverage was a seed investor. As always, the question of digital assets and …

Turning 52

I am not thrilled about being 52 years old today, but it’s better than the alternative. I don’t have many regrets this past year. Ellen is doing well and the kids are off to school and thriving. I wanted to lose weight and get in better shape and I did that. I wanted to write …

I Demand an Apology!

Nobody demanded an apology from me today. I am thrilled. Sadly, it seems like everyone is demanding apologies from everyone else on the internets. I am settled into New York with Ellen after a hectic week of travel to the West Coast. I apologize for the flu that I no doubt spread throughout the Valley. …