One of the most inspirational TED talks I’ve ever seen. Definitely worth the 13 minutes!
I know I’ve been remiss in not posting as often as I planned, but I felt compelled to post something today. This summer, I’m working for in venture capital for DBL Investors, an amazing VC that is achieving top tier financial returns while also providing positive double-bottom line impact. I’m enjoying the work immensely, finding it to be incredibly rewarding and challenging on a...
551 days. $1 billion. $400 million to Kevin, $100 million to Mike, $200 million to investors, and a cool $100 million to be split among the other 11 employees. Not a bad day for Instagram and its employees! However, what struck me today was the timing of the announcement. Facebook is in the so-called “quiet period” before its IPO. Yet, by acquiring Instagram, Facebook is clearly...
Wow. Avicii - Levels, remixed by D.veloped. Pure...
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can...– Alexis de Tocqueville
Finding Meaning in Mendoza, Argentina
As part of a mandatory school program, I’m currently travelling with a group of classmates from Yale School of Management to Chile. However, before the official trip begins, several of my friends and I are visiting Argentina and possibly Uruguay. Rough life - I know. In these early days of travelling, I’ve been struck by the lifestyle differences present here in Mendoza and the US....
I’d urge everyone to stop what they are doing and read this article (preferably while listening to some Joshua Bell). While reading it, ask yourself whether you spend enough time appreciating the beauty around you on a daily basis? Does anyone? It seems to me that in a highly digital world, we are more prone than ever to tune out nature and beauty, to miss opportunities that lie in front of...