1. Perspective: Minecraft vs. Twitter vs. Instagram

  2. Progress Report: An Update On 1099.is – 42 Million People Are Currently In The Independent Workforce →

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    Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund

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    It’s been a little over three months since we launched the latest of Collaborative Fund’s side-projects — 1099.is — so I thought it would be appropriate to write a quick update.

    For those who don’t know, 1099.is is…

  3. Progress Report: Should Non-Profits Act More Like Tech Start-Ups? →

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    Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund

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    Nonprofits can be slow-moving organizations, with lots of decision-making layers and bureaucratic stickiness. Peter Drucker diagnosed it:

    “Nonprofits are prone to become inward-looking. People are so convinced…

  4. Progress Report: Who Really Should Learn How To Code? →

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    Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund

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    I started coding way before the public Internet became available. I typed FORTRAN code in terminal screens with command line interface to create programs that read and wrote data on magnetic tapes….

  5. There are two kinds of people in the world →

    You’ve either started a company or you haven’t. “Started” doesn’t mean joining as an early employee, or investing or advising or helping out. It means starting with no money, no help, no one who believes in you (except perhaps your closest friend