Open Angel Forum Returns to Philadelphia

Earlier this year, Gabriel Weinberg and I brought Open Angel Forum to Philadelphia for the first time. The room was filled with top-notch investors including most of these folks and more. These six great companies demoed.

We’re happy to announce Open Angel Forum Philadelphia will return this Fall on September 20th. If you’re interested in learning more, see Gabriel’s post for all the details.

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Quid Pro Quo

On this Fortune Friday, the fortune cookie says “Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you.” An interesting thought. Not exactly the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”, but it depends on how you “teach” people.


Consider Hannibal Lecter – “If I help you, Clarice, it will be “turns” with us too. Quid pro quo. I tell you things, you tell me things. Not about this case, though. About yourself. Quid pro quo. Yes or no?”

Quid pro quo or “You scratch my back, and I’ll scratch yours”. It sounds harmless enough. Well last week, I received this unsolicited, spam email with a quid pro quo, link exchange proposition. The names have been blocked out to protect the guilty.
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Friendly Faces Will Greet You

On this Fortune Friday, the fortune cookie says “Everywhere you choose to go, friendly faces will greet you”.

Fortune - Friendly Faces

This is a good one to summarize the week. I went on a little road trip with some friends and meet some great people in DC and Baltimore.

Lucky Numbers: 2, 51, 55, 25, 31, 50

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