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Weekend Reading: The Designer Behind The NYC Subway Map

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This morning while I was browsing Fast Company Design, I stumbled upon a rare interview with graphic design legend, Massimo Vignelli. For those of you who don’t know Vignelli, he was a versatile Italian designer who worked across a broad range of disciplines including interior design, environmental design, package design, graphic design, furniture design and product design. Vignelli’s ethos was, “If you can design one thing, you can design everything.” His most famous body of […]

Transitions

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“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent.” -Steve Jobs Over the weekend I was fortunate to participate in my first “Medi Club,” a monthly gathering of urban-dwelling meditators. Medi Club is the brainchild of Jesse Israel who wanted to create a safe place for modern meditators that achieved three core goals 1) meditate with like-minded meditators; 2) discuss how meditation relates to issues like relationships, creativity, sex […]

Products I Couldn’t Live Without in 2014

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Every year around the holidays, my buddy and fellow Patriots fan, Ryan Spoon, compiles a list of his favorite products. I’ve always enjoyed reading his annual post so I’ve decided to follow his lead and curate my own list. Given I review and test hundreds if not thousands of new products each year, I’m fascinated by the ones that create enough value that I come back to over and over again.  These are the apps, […]

Help Wanted: Health Tech Research Assistant

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Over the course of the next two months, I’m planning a dive deep into a few verticals within health tech. Healthcare is clearly one of the largest markets with overabundance of problems as evidenced by the escalating costs. Total healthcare spending in the US is expected to reach $4.8 trillion in 2021 or 20% of GDP.  To put things in perspective, that number was $75 billion in 1970.  The costs are growing out of control […]

On Demand Everything

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the “Uberfication” of the U.S. service economy. Given the positive response from founders, investors and the broader tech community, my partners at RRE invited me to speak about this investment theme at our annual meeting this afternoon.  As part of my talk, I prepared a high level presentation which summarizes the opportunity (see embed below).  As always, would love to hear your questions, comments and / or feedback. […]

Update My VC

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Today we are launching Update My VC – a modern guide on how founders can easily update and keep in touch with your investors. At RRE we always strive to provide the best possible support to our companies, but we realize you’re slammed building product, growing your business and recruiting the best talent. We also understand the last thing you want to think about and have time for is sending a lengthly update to your […]