We first met Mitchell and Armon during their time at True-backed Kiip. Mitchell was the first engineering hire at the company and worked from the True Ventures San Francisco office along with the Kiip Founders….Read More
I am very excited to announce True’s investment in Ring.com, makers of the Ring™ Video Doorbell, which lets you answer the door from anywhere using your smartphone.
We were originally introduced to Ring Founder Jamie Siminoff by our good friend Matt Brezina, Founder of Sincerely, and Matt Mullenweg, Founder of True portfolio company Automattic. Matt and Matt…Read More
Every autumn, we bring our community of Founders together for something we call Founder Camp. What began as a small gathering of True Founders on Pier 38 in 2009 has scaled over the past five years to become a truly amazing, highlight-of-the-year experience for us and our network. This year, we welcomed 175 Founders from nearly 100 of our portfolio companies…Read More
A few months ago, I had the unique opportunity to visit Porto, Portugal to witness the next big movement in the Internet of Things—the world’s largest vehicular mesh network with more than 600 vehicles turned into WiFi hotspots. Right now in Porto, 73 percent of bus riders with mobile devices—55,000 monthly—are using this free WiFi, and across the vehicular network…Read More