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Culture + Tech Series: Connecting pets and their parents with Fi

There’s a VC trope about investing in “just a guy and a dog,” but when we backed Fi back in 2017,…

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Facing Bitcoin and Crypto’s Existential User Experience Problem

Today we’re proud to announce that Bolt is leading the seed round for Foundation Devices and will be backers on…

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Culture + Tech Series: Group identity, NFTs and the Eternal world

If you go to Eternal’s home page, you’ll find Baudrillard and Sorkin, a series of Psalms, “a whole new eternal.”…

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Culture + Tech Series: Shaking the stigma with Laura Modi, CEO of Bobbie

I was sitting in Laura Modi’s San Francisco living room in a circle of moms and babies, tears rolling down…

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Culture + Tech Series: How to feed 1 billion cows and save the planet

Whether in fitness, food, or farming, we’re seeing tremendous advances in how technology is helping people live healthier lives. Consumer…

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Culture + Tech Series: Apple legend tackles climate crisis

Blue Lake Packaging designs and manufactures 100% plant fiber-based packaging solutions to help combat the environmental impact of single use-plastics….

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Culture + Tech Series #1: How AI is transforming strength training

When I first met Aly back in 2015 he had a pitch deck, a box with a pulley on it,…

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PAIR Eyewear: Investment in Founders Who See Innovation Through a New Lens

Today, PAIR Eyewear announces a $12M Series A round.  We met Nathan and Sophia, co-founders of PAIR Eyewear, when they…

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Spotting Outliers: Investing Where Technology and Culture Intersect

I joined Bolt in 2014, just as we were closing our first venture fund of $32M to invest in founders…

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