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Angel Investment: Hyka Therapeutics


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We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 80+ entrepreneurs over eight years and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Hyka Therapeutics. It is our 23rd investment so far (portfolio here). The company builds infrastructure to make innovative mental health treatments available to all people.  There’s a tremendous amount

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Angel Investment: Metric


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We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 80+ entrepreneurs over eight years and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Metric. It is our 22nd investment so far (portfolio here). The company offers a platform to measure, benchmark, and improve ESG performance for private companies and investors. One of

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Some Great Non-Fiction Books, Part 2


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I’ve been continuing my reading binge with books from our town library. It has been fun going through some of the best 2020 and 2021 non-fiction books, per the NYT, Amazon, word of mouth, and general searches. Here are some others that I’ve really enjoyed: A Short History of Progress. One of my students recommended

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Angel Investment: Capchase


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We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 80+ entrepreneurs over eight years and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Capchase. It is our 21st investment so far (portfolio here).   The company offers to SaaS companies a founder-friendly financing vehicle and has experienced incredible growth. One of my

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‘All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days’


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The book reads like fiction, but it’s all true: Mildred Harnack, a U.S. citizen living in Nazi Germany, becomes the head of the largest underground resistance group in Berlin. She eventually becomes a spy and hands intelligence to the U.S. The day before she is to escape to Sweden, she is unfortunately captured and then

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Ukraine and the Leningrad War Memorial


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I was surprised and moved to see the video below from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky when the Russian attack started: I had assumed that the country’s leaders would flee to Lviv in the country’s western region or leave altogether. Zelensky is a curious figure to me, a former standup comedian who used his popularity to

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