This Week in Collaborative Fund

Our weekly update highlighting exciting news about our portfolio and the unique opportunities to join the companies. 


Spend an hour learning to code today on your iPhone with the new Codecademy app:

Skillshare launches an official affiliate program:

Good Eggs launches the “Office Box” – a weekly box of healthy snacks and fresh fruit:

Every month the  Assembly community picks an amazing idea for an app. They then use Assembly to build it together and share its profits:

Sessions connects you with a health coach and a personalized fitness program to get you active, guaranteed:


Rob Spiro discusses the growth and mission of Good Eggs on CNBC:

How Maker’s Row is facilitating connections between designers and small-batch American manufacturers:

Simply Gum is now available at all Whole Foods Markets in New York City.


The top 200 Reddit posts of all time, visualized:

The 14 biggest Kickstarter wins of 2013 – on BuzzFeed:

Popularity of a Skillshare class prompts the launch of a million dollar business:

Inside Blue Bottle Coffee’s vision for the perfect coffee-shop design:

For every limited edition  Soma Water carafe purchased, $12.50 will be donated to Charity Water: 

Interviews & Features

Skillcrush on BBC – What if more women learned to code?

Sherpaa on The Guardian – Can virtual doctors’ offices cut corporate healthcare costs?

“In a way, Hampton Creek Foods is treating food like software, borrowing various bits of code from different kinds of plants.” – WSJ:

MakeSpace on The PopUp City – The next generation urban storage:

UpCounsel on WSJ – Online matchmakers offer new way to find legal help:

Job Opportunities

MakeSpace is hiring a Marketing Director in New York:

Codecademy is hiring a Senior Community Manager in New York:

Lyft is hiring a Senior Data Scientist in San Francisco:

Simple is hiring a Strategic Partnership Manager in Portland: