Author Archives: amol

About amol

Founder, builder, philosopher.

The first four notes

A rare Radiolab + New Yorker recommended fail: a nerdy paradise about Beethoven’s Fifth that made me feel like I was reading the search results for “Beethoven” across 1800 to 1950. Every philosopher or admiral or anyone to mention Beethoven

The first four notes

A rare Radiolab + New Yorker recommended fail: a nerdy paradise about Beethoven’s Fifth that made me feel like I was reading the search results for “Beethoven” across 1800 to 1950. Every philosopher or admiral or anyone to mention Beethoven

One Up On Wall St / Peter Lynch and Barton Biggs’ Hedgehogging

Highlights here. Part of my process is reading books and I recently finished two that shed light on what later stage startups need to think about — being public.Most founders know little about it, get a BS class on it

One Up On Wall St / Peter Lynch and Barton Biggs’ Hedgehogging

Highlights here. Part of my process is reading books and I recently finished two that shed light on what later stage startups need to think about — being public.Most founders know little about it, get a BS class on it

The Culture of Narcissism, by Lasch

Lasch – culture of narcissism 7 new photos added to shared album Cultural classic from around 1979. Nietzschean. Explains a strong aspect of white power conservatism of this last few decades. The main point is: Americans have become wimpy and

The Culture of Narcissism, by Lasch

Lasch – culture of narcissism 7 new photos added to shared album Cultural classic from around 1979. Nietzschean. Explains a strong aspect of white power conservatism of this last few decades. The main point is: Americans have become wimpy and

Milestones on Popular Change, 30 days

I’m being kind of open as I work on a new cluster of ideas, and I posted the first bundle of directions in early April if you haven’t had a look. What have I been doing? I’ve been talking to

Milestones on Popular Change, 30 days

I’m being kind of open as I work on a new cluster of ideas, and I posted the first bundle of directions in early April if you haven’t had a look. What have I been doing? I’ve been talking to

Book a time with me / through May 10

Below is a bookings page to find a time slot with me. Just an open office hours type of thing. However, I will close this bookings link around May 10, though you can book ahead. Also added some EU and

Book a time with me / through May 10

Below is a bookings page to find a time slot with me. Just an open office hours type of thing. However, I will close this bookings link around May 10, though you can book ahead. Also added some EU and

Ship While You Sleep

Ship While You Sleep No Description Learn about Code As Cards, and everything as cards.

Ship While You Sleep

Ship While You Sleep No Description Learn about Code As Cards, and everything as cards.

How do you create a diverse company? At the start. Calling all entrepreneurs

When we ran Knotel we tried hard to make it a diverse and inclusive place. In some ways it was: representation was pretty decent. ~50% women, about 15% African-American, and so forth. Our company looked like the communities it operated

How do you create a diverse company? At the start. Calling all entrepreneurs

When we ran Knotel we tried hard to make it a diverse and inclusive place. In some ways it was: representation was pretty decent. ~50% women, about 15% African-American, and so forth. Our company looked like the communities it operated

Webinar: Health + Office

Hosting a webinar Tuesday: Health + Office with the CEO of Radish Health, Dr. Viral Patel. What makes sense, what is bunk, and what is now actually possible for safely returning to the Covid-era office? RSVP here before 11am ET

Webinar: Health + Office

Hosting a webinar Tuesday: Health + Office with the CEO of Radish Health, Dr. Viral Patel. What makes sense, what is bunk, and what is now actually possible for safely returning to the Covid-era office? RSVP here before 11am ET

Personal CRM

I’m not a business man. I’m a business, man. – Jay-Z I am among the endless entrepreneurs who have dreamt over the years of a personal CRM. Well it exists. It’s HubSpot. Hat tip to David Teten. Hubspot lets you:

Personal CRM

I’m not a business man. I’m a business, man. – Jay-Z I am among the endless entrepreneurs who have dreamt over the years of a personal CRM. Well it exists. It’s HubSpot. Hat tip to David Teten. Hubspot lets you:

City, by Rae

Part of my process on making new companies is research, and part of my research is books. I love this part. On cities and neighborhoods, and the tech and commerce that enables them — enjoyed the scholarly classic City, by

City, by Rae

Part of my process on making new companies is research, and part of my research is books. I love this part. On cities and neighborhoods, and the tech and commerce that enables them — enjoyed the scholarly classic City, by