Join me on YC Leap

This originally appeared as a tweetstorm on Twitter. Follow me for more updates like this: @briannekimmel Since the launch of YC Leap, I’ve kindly asked women in tech who contact me via email/DM to move the conversation to Leap. This was a strategic decision to encourage women in my network to get more actively involved…

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A completely customizable car with 580 parts

While Silicon Valley is obsessed with electric scooters and Model 3 deliveries, France is quietly building a completely new vehicle class. XYT is a modular, customizable electric car with only 580 parts. Electric vehicles today mimic traditional gas-powered vehicles: design, production and delivery processes are inefficient and outdated. The XYT’s 580 parts can be transported…

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Hi friends, It’s been a busy month as I continue to explore the new building blocks for consumer technology, which I call “the unbundling of cool.” I’ve asked dozens of founders working on social apps, gaming and other consumer tech: When do you build vs. use an API or Platform as a Service? What technology…

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Collaborations don’t need timelines

In January, I declared 2017 the year of no networking. Two years into San Francisco life, I swore off “networking” events and took a step back from teaching at General Assembly. I started studying data science and started writing on a consistent basis. I recently took time to reflect on the most memorable moments in San…

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