Tag Archive: memoir tree

Mar 29

Official Memoir Tree Launch!

Please join me in congratulating Jed Lau (Ironport, Meraki, Cisco, UNC Tar Heel, and St. Albans Bulldog) on the launch of his company, Memoir Tree. Memoir Tree is an app/website that helps users tell, record, and share their important life moments and stories. Think of it as digital storytelling. I have all the respect in the world …

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Jan 10

The Grindstone Spins, Yea, Inexorably to my Nose

So, I’m back to it. 56 months, three homes, three continents, two novels, one startup, one independent film, and one beautiful baby boy later, and I’m back where I (basically) began my career: Nautic Partners, a private equity firm with $2.5 billion of equity capital under management. I suppose the time had come to rediscover …

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Nov 09

Memoir Tree: First Phase of Beta Complete!

After approximately one and a half weeks’ worth of testing, we’ve wrapped the first phase of our Memoir Tree private beta. First, a massive “thank you” to our early testers. The experience was an incredible first look of our product “in the wild,” and in our opinion, it couldn’t have gone any better. We met …

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Oct 31

Halloween Memories: The Story Behind a Pumpkin

This photo, to some extent, speaks for itself. It’s Scooby Doo on a pumpkin! But there’s more behind it. This is, by far, the most proud I’ve ever been of a pumpkin. How did it come out this way? October 29. Normally, we’re all gearing up for Halloween by decorating the house, getting the kids’ …

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Oct 28

Ever thought about being an iPhone beta tester?

Here’s a few pieces of advice I’d give to folks interested in being beta testers, having just begun beta testing for my own company. First off, why be a beta tester? Well, beta testing can be an awesome glimpse into the world of disruption and innovation. It can be a great way to meet bright …

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Oct 23

About the Memoir Tree Beta Test

At Memoir Tree (www.memoirtree.com), our vision is to help families tell, record, and share their treasured family stories. Whether through interview tools, or by attaching narrated audio stories to photos, we hope to provide an easy and secure way to preserve family memories with all current and future generations. We want to help you capture your …

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Oct 17

Family Histories: The Challenge and Importance

In this article over on CNN, managing editor Mark Whitaker explores the importance of unearthing and transcribing one’s family history. He underscores the occasional need to “dig deep” in order to find the full story. For Mark, his history in journalism proved to be an important skill for his effort. He used research to further his …

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Oct 14

Memoir Tree Private Beta

Over the past several months, some of you may have stumbled across our Memoir Tree website at www.memoirtree.com. A few of you may even have signed up to be notified about our beta. I am excited to announce that, after countless hours of development and improvement, the time is here. Next week, Memoir Tree will …

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