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Thoughts on SXSW Interactive

Last week, I joined my colleague at the Foundation, Justin Davis, as well as my colleague from Kapor Capital, Brian Dixon, and traveled down to Austin, TX, to take part, for the first time, in the week and a half  affair that is South by Southwest (SXSW). Specifically, I was there for SXSW’s Interactive Festival, with its focus on all …

Hurricane Relief Donation Options

As the damage from Sandy continues to be assessed, please help our MidAtlantic communities-in-need! From the Social Impact Exchange: Relief and recovery from Hurricane Sandy in the tri-state area continues to move forward. The needs for those hardest hit continue to grow as they seek the basic necessities of shelter, clothing, food and water. Individuals in the most affected areas …

Kapors: Oakland as the Next Tech Frontier?

Hot off the press! This past Friday, The San Francisco Business Times released a pretty great article about the Kapors and their perspective on our recent move to Oakland. A subscription is needed to read the entire article, but here’s a taste: When famed technology titan and philanthropist Mitch Kapor looks at Oakland, he remembers South of Market in San …