big ideas

The Exponential Age will transform economics forever.

Azeem Azhar writes about the Exponential Age (we’re living in it). He argues that the models that served business so well in the past are a looming liability today. I find any reminder of the exponential nature of our world […]

better doing

Tactics for better meetings.

“Spanning across team offsites, stand-ups and 1:1s with your direct reports, as well as more specific arenas like product reviews and board meetings, each piece of advice was selected for its focus on helping you approach your regular meetings with […]

tech, startups, internet

Twist Biosciences: The DNA API.

“Twist is a DNA factory. They start with inputs – the A, C, T and G chemical letters that make up the base-4 code for life on earth. And they produce outputs – sequences of DNA, called oligonucleotides, whose code […]

tech, startups, internet

Starting SaaS companies: 2013 vs 2021.

“In 2013, I co-founded Heap, a product analytics company that I helped grow to over 200 people and $X0,000,000 in ARR before I left in 2020. In 2021, I co-founded Airplane, a developer platform for quickly creating internal tools. Here’s […]