Innovation at GroupMe and Skype

In November of 2010, just 9 months ago, I wrote a post on TechCrunch about application layer disruption in telecom and messaging, called Why the Carriers Are Losing Their Voice. At the end of the post I wrote: There is simply no doubt that the future of voice and messaging is with companies innovating at […]

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I’m Joining GroupMe! #)

It’s with incredible excitement that I announce I’m joining GroupMe as their first full time Business Development hire. I met Jared and Steve shortly after the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in April 2010, where they took agile development to a new level, releasing a beautiful product over the course of a weekend. Since then I’ve fallen in love with the service, […]

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Want to Break into Startups or VC?

Quick post for people reading this blog who are interested in breaking into tech startups, venture capital, meeting the key folks in these fields etc. Single most important piece of advice without a doubt: start blogging… asap. Earlier this year I reached out to Chris Dixon with similar advice on VC, startups, etc. Chris told […]

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