Funding & Exits


@johnmaeda Dynamic diagram of the startup x VC universe by @Visually:

@mabb0tt RT @sschillace: Take "crazy" risks on your best people and they will surprise you.

@kpcb RT @johnmaeda: Good design is often invisible, but it can contribute to reshaping the way our society works. (2012)

@kpcb Security breaches can be fatal for #DigitalHealth companies. Here’s a podcast on how to keep your data safe.

@bingfish RETWEET & help save lives! Join @FarmVille2 in raising $ for @SaveTheChildren! #Farm4Good

@mabb0tt RT @biz: STAND “Friction-Free Philanthropy” on @AngelList

@kpcb 5% of US population accounts for 1/2 of healthcare costs. But access to personal health data can help fix that:

@kpcb The New Entertainment Categories: #VirtualReality, Interactivity, and Beyond @magicleap #KPCBinLA

@kpcb Last year, VCs invested $3.6BB in #BigData Companies – 75% of what they invested in the previous 5 years combined.

@msquinn RT @CaseyNewton: NOW IT CAN BE TOLD: @secretly relaunches as a faster, anonymous social network with chat: http://t.…

@mabb0tt RT @mjasay: Today's Dilbert on marketing vs. engineering is awesome:

@aileenlee thanks @firstround for another super awesome holiday video. you guys & girls rock.

@alex_kurland Officially holiday season! Always enjoy the @firstround Holiday Video. Thanks @joshk @btrenchard

@kpcb Today we’re all looking for more scalability & the digital world is providing that. @BrianGrazer to @algore #KPCBinLA

@mmurph Quite a team! “@PandoDaily: eBay CTO Peters joins @InsideSales Aims to scale the hit enterprise platform for IPO

@johnmaeda A good design makes you think/feel both "aah…" and "aha!"

@johnmaeda Those who don't believe in you can't stop your believing in you,

@johnmaeda "Developing social impact reqs the research agenda to move beyond conventional academic boundaries." —@LSEImpactBlog

@msquinn Disappointed this season of @Serial is over, but delighted that the bar has been raised for podcasting. Well done Sarah Koenig.

@johnmaeda "In enterprise (vs consumer), 'They promised us 140 characters, instead we got Workday.'" —@BostonVC via @bespokeapp

@johnmaeda Happy to hear that Bobby Goodlatte (@rsg) is the new Designer in Residence at @GreylockVC -- congratulations, Bobby!

@JShoee Last episode of @serial... Until next season!

@johnmaeda RT @randydeutsch: Young #architects in Japan increasingly focus on renovation & interior design as opposed to building new houses http://t.…

@johnmaeda Good design is often invisible, but it can contribute to reshaping the way our society works. (2012)

@JShoee #argentina adventures starts now. ✈️SFO -> FLL. @uber to MIA. ✈️MIA -> Chile -> the land of steaks, Malbec, glaciers & tango. //@donnie

@JShoee #FAIL “@JonnyGeller: Step 1: Don't read this book on the subway (via @sbadsgood)

@JShoee RT @FastCompany: A graffiti artist remixed a NY subway poster for 'Unbroken' into a stunning Ferguson protest image

@JShoee RT @WSJ: Arrest records in the U.S. have skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Discuss why in a @Reddit_AMA Thursday at 1 pm ET.

@JShoee RT @BBCtrending: Tweets from Havana What Cubans are saying about the historic pact

@JShoee Killing "The Interview" may potentially cost @SonyPictures $100m. Must have been a tough decision. //@FiveThirtyEight

@JShoee Print may be dying but the subscription model is alive & well. AMC to offer unlimited monthly movie subscription plan

@johnmaeda Machine-generated haiku from your IP address, by @asoftmurmur: via @creigh

@johnmaeda "Ultimately, most people are going to reach a crossroad of serious illness …" —Amy Berman

@johnmaeda RT @melavumkal: Just in time for the holidays! #ibmdesign releases The IBM Design Language & it's open for the world…

@johnmaeda "We focus on 2 things: getting everyone to contribute and letting everyone's contribution be heard." —@philgilbertsr

@johnmaeda "As a candidate I interviewed once said, 'If you're trying, are you really ever failing?'" —@grafxnerd

@johnmaeda Apps of the year 2014 for iOS and Android: via @MaxMotsch @KPCB

@mabb0tt RT @zsims: @evanspiegel you've done an incredible job of handling this whole situation -- inspiring. can't wait to watch what you show the…

@johnmaeda Learned today that San Jose-based @Pinger co-founder Greg @Woock was on the early Palm team:

@mabb0tt RT @mashable: LG to launch next version of WebOS for smart TVs at CES