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Lifting Up Communities: This Week in Daily Giving

11. 5.2014
Every day, along with 40 other daily givers, I have the privilege of making seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the...

Why Startups Will Save the World

03.18.2013
Where else will you find such disparate individuals of brilliance, who are doing their thing in the midst of day jobs, families, bankrolling...

How Nate Silver's Math and Kickstarter Could Change American Politics -- Venture Capital Style

02.21.2013
Based on my own experience running for Senate, and Mr. Silver's math, my hypothesis is: With highly focused social media, candidates will...
My Big Fat Geek Wedding

My Big Fat Geek Wedding

09.19.2012
I've been a movie producer for over ten years. But after a few sidelong glances, late night flirtations and moments of soul-searching,...
Stevie Brings the Social Web to the Comfort of Your Couch

Stevie Brings the Social Web to the Comfort of Your Couch

08.27.2012
TV is so 2011! What if we could enjoy the TV experience described above but with content of our choice and the ability to actively engage...
App Tracks What You Read, Not What You Click

App Tracks What You Read, Not What You Click

08. 8.2012
According to my Facebook profile, on Aug. 2 I read articles about Gabby Douglas's Olympic win, a pharmaceutical exec charged with insider...
Get Paid To Teach What You Know -- Now, Without Ever Leaving The Couch

Get Paid To Teach What You Know -- Now, Without Ever Leaving The Couch

Gerry Smith  08. 7.2012
Skillshare is based on the idea that anyone with a real-world skill -- whether it's starting a business or making Chinese dumplings --...
3 Ways App Stores Benefit the Tech-Savvy, Mobile Workforce

3 Ways App Stores Benefit the Tech-Savvy, Mobile Workforce

07.18.2012
It's all about familiarity and convenience while on the go. So how will the advent of Facebook's App Center as well as other booming app...

What Apps and Startups Will Be Forced to Pivot or Die Due to iOS 6?

06.15.2012
This question originally appeared on Quora. By Charles Hudson, Venture Partner, SoftTech VC I don't think we can safely say the...
What Happens When Dreams Die?

What Happens When Dreams Die?

Bianca Bosker  05.30.2012
The emails from Know About It stopped coming at the end of March. A few weeks later, I received a message from the site: "What happened...
Startup Wants You And Your Neighbors To Choose What's Playing At The Local Movie Theater

Startup Wants You And Your Neighbors To Choose What's Playing At The Local Movie Theater

Jason Gilbert  04.30.2012
In the summer of 2001, as a high schooler living in the suburbs of Atlanta, there was one movie I simply had to see the very moment it...
Eastside Startups With A 'Hipster Edge'

Eastside Startups With A 'Hipster Edge'

04.18.2012
This story comes courtesy of Neon Tommy. By Ryan Faughnder Los Angeles’s nascent tech startup scene has gained steam as a hub for fledgling...
See The Things Your Friends Might Not Be Telling You (And What Everyone's Saying About Them)

See The Things Your Friends Might Not Be Telling You (And What Everyone's Saying About Them)

04. 6.2012
Facebook compiles the things your friends do that matter to them -- the famous people they've met, the lunches they've eaten, and the exotic...
No Experience? Think Again! Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur: Street Cred

No Experience? Think Again! Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur: Street Cred

04. 5.2012
We women spend a lot of time working for our family, for our friends and for our passions. We need to take ownership of our successes,...