1st Assembly

1st Assembly

24 August 2016NZ, Work

Before relocating to Wellington, I came very close to starting a co-working space + maker lab in central Austin. I had my eye on a fantastic property and was putting the finishing touches on the business model. Then just before pulling the proverbial trigger, the opportunity arose to move overseas and guide startups through the … Read More

A Glimpse into Lightning Lab Manufacturing

A Glimpse into Lightning Lab Manufacturing

11 January 2016NZ, Work

This past August, eight teams dared to begin a challenging journey — one that combined intensive mentorship with innovation fundamentals and prototyping resources. Seven startups thrived in Lightning Lab Manufacturing, the first-ever startup acceleration program for physical products in New Zealand. I’m proud of what these ventures accomplished in such a remarkably short time, harnessing … Read More

My Next Adventure

My Next Adventure

18 May 2015Personal, Work

Since I left my role at SXSW last July, I’ve been on many adventures. I started my consultancy, Apostrophe Industries. I co-founded a health technology startup called Litmus. I worked alongside the marketing wizards at JDI. I built, launched and unintentionally destroyed a number of flying model rockets with my kids. I’ve learned a tremendous … Read More

Socks For Robots

Socks For Robots

10 February 2015Somewhat Interesting Things, Work

As a result of our recent partnership with the PR and marketing wizards at JDI, Apostrophe Industries is honored to be working with the new consulting brand, Socks For Robots. Evolving the identity with a revised logo, 3D treatments and a typography-driven site, it was a phenomenal experience to work with Rebecca and Corey — … Read More