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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Posted at 9:38 am

2012 Oct 31

Disaster Recovery TEDTalk 0

A timely TED Talk of two sisters who figured out how to coordinate disaster recovery on the fly.   Then they set up Recovers.org.   Take a look.

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Posted at 8:28 am

2012 Oct 31

Getting back to work in NYC 1

Once you confirm that people are safe, you start to think about how to get them back to work.    First Round’s offices at 200 Park Ave. South are without power and might be through the rest of the week.  And from this recent map that Cushman and Wakefield put together for us, it’s likely the

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Posted at 9:28 pm

2012 Oct 30

Leadership, New Jersey Style: Gov. Chris Christie 0

There have been very few bright spots in the terrible tragedy of Hurricane Sandy.   One of them is the relatively low loss of life, thanks to all the advance warning and all the media focus, both mainstream and social.  Here’s one more: I think we’ll look back at NJ Governor Chris Christie and his leadership

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Posted at 1:00 pm

2012 Oct 24

CustomMade 0

I thought I’d share an experience I had recently with our portfolio company CustomMade – they help connect artisans and makers to customers, and bill themselves as the world’s largest marketplace for custom goods. We moved into a new house last year that was built on the site of an old 1860′s house that had

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