Brianne Kimmel's Newsletter

Brianne Kimmel
A weekly newsletter on tech and consumer culture
Created 11 Jun 2019
  • These Covid-Era Restaurant Trends Will Stick Around
    21 Jul 2021 • 8 min read
    Illustration: Nicole Album Here in San Francisco, one of the most famous dining destinations in the world, we’ve seen more than 100 beloved restaurants close up shop during the pandemic. Walking aroun...
  • 5 principles for effective remote work: how I spend my time as a solo capitalist
    03 May 2021 • 9 min read
    There’s a great deal of curiosity surrounding the rise of solo capitalists and how we work behind the scenes. How do we spend our time? Who helps behind the scenes? What tools, workflows, and systems ...
  • The first Industrial Revolution from home
    17 Feb 2021 • 6 min read • 10 3
    When Lucy Larcom left her rural hometown for Lowell, she found work as a "doffer," replacing empty bobbins, at a textile mill. On evenings and weekends, she began writing poems and honing her craft as...
  • 3 ways to activate your army of investors
    02 Feb 2021 • 5 min read • 17 2
    In previous essays, I've shared how to structure your first round with operators and super angels to establish credibility in the ecosystem and build alongside the best founders and experienced operat...
  • Arianna Huffington LIVE at Now, New, Next
    09 Oct 2020 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    We’re 4 days away from Now, New, Next and we have some surprises in store for you. We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker, Arianna Huffington. We’ve gathered a lineup of speakers and events s...
  • Worklife, one year later
    07 Oct 2020 • 2 min read • 3 0
    Dear friends, I founded Worklife this time last year to build and back companies that make work more creative, flexible, and well… human. We’re the first venture capital designed for a new era. Where ...
  • Worklife Presents: Now, New, Next
    02 Oct 2020 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Worklife’s first annual meeting is on the horizon—and since it’s been a hell of a year, we’ve curated a lineup of discussions, workshops, and musical performances spanning the worlds of business, vent...
  • The JAMStack & the startups building it
    27 May 2020 • 6 min read • 12 0
    As an angel investor in Webflow and now full-time investor in companies like WorkOS, TakeShape, GitDuck and other great dev tools, I get asked a lot about what’s to come for software development and t...
  • Why I built Silicon Valley in Figma
    09 May 2020 • 5 min read • 17 0
    As work and life have converged, we continue to see new virtual experiences for nearly every major life event and daily activity. New startups are being formed with no physical office space. Zillow, a...
  • The 7 builders who will thrive in the new world
    29 Apr 2020 • 10 min read • 31 7
    As the global pandemic leaves us frozen in place, it’s impossible to imagine a future that resembles the past. There will be no return to normalcy. Instead, we’ll need to create a new reality that’s r...
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