Tag Archive: startups

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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Sep 14

On Writing and Startups: One and the Same?

    This article written by Molly Barton got me thinking. Her argument — crowdsourced feedback as a means to mainstream success — smells a lot like a mashup of beta testing and startup incubation to me. Ms. Barton suggests that old-fashioned campfire storytelling led to rapid innovation and improvement on storytelling as a whole. Can we not replicate that …

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