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We’re a collection of PhD escapees and corporate refugees.

We are comfortable with uncertainty. We are okay saying ‘I don’t know,’ and we have confidence that we’ll get there.

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60%Have a post-graduate degree

50%Currently own our own businesses.

Our Investors
  • Canaan Partners
  • G20 Ventures
  • GV
  • Boldstart
  • http://www.nytimes.com
  • Nextview Ventures

Team Spotlight

  • David Hammer

    David Hammer

    Former Googler

    Founder

    Manhattan by way of Boston.

    As founder, my job is to wake up every morning and ask what I can do to make this company successful. For me, that’s making sure that we have a clear and meaningful direction of where we’re going. Making sure that the people at this company have the resources and support they need to make that happen. It’s important for me to create an environment where I am not the solo visionary. We’re creating a world-class service on a world-class platform, and I want to make sure that the people at this company are empowered to get there.

  • Liz Chiang

    Liz Chiang

    Former Startup Founder

    Customer Success Manager

    Serial hobbyist. Brooklyn by way of the Bay Area.

    We are doing something there is no model for. At previous startups I’ve worked at (and founded), I’ve been able to emulate other best practices and look at what other people were doing. But we don’t have a safety net here. Luckily, the people here are very, very smart. A lot of people are entrepreneurs, and we have that scrappy, get it done mentality.

  • Mike Sands

    Mike Sands

    Former Philosopher

    Head of Platform Growth

    Brooklyn by way of Texas, Scotland, and Pittsburgh.

    People here have unusual interests and aren’t afraid to let them be apparent. People care about stuff. We get philosophical: tearing stuff down to its base assumptions and base levels in order to understand it. Language and words have meaning at this company. People choose their words carefully, because they want to convey the thing they actually want to say. The questions I ask other people are often, what does this mean? What are you trying to say? Where is the evidence?

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