In his book Makers, Chris Anderson (Founder of True portfolio company 3D Robotics) explains how the invention of the spinning jenny in 1766 sparked the Industrial Revolution. This historic marker is well known, but as Chris points out, the jenny wasn’t the first mechanized spinning contraption—inventions in Egypt, China and Asia predated it by centuries. However, there…Read More
As we’ve discussed (here and here), the current rate of change in enterprise infrastructure is at an unprecedented high—as is the level of excitement. This week for example, we’re among over 8,000 attendees at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, along with a number of True portfolio companies.
While cloud computing is bringing a ton of efficiency and agility to enterprises, there…Read More
It seems like just yesterday we celebrated the end of our fifth summer of True Entrepreneur Corps (TEC), True’s entrepreneurial summer fellowship program for college students. However, we are already thinking ahead to the summer of 2014 and are excited to welcome the sixth class of TEC Fellows to our community. As of this month we…Read More
Yesterday, over 160 Founders in the True portfolio gathered at the Automattic (WordPress) offices for our seventh True Founder Camp. Founder Camp is an incredibly special event that brings together Founders in the True portfolio for a day of “big idea” talks and targeted breakout sessions, all focused on the unique experience of early-stage entrepreneurs.