COVID19- A Black Swan Event

A black swan event.  We have read about them, even maybe experienced them, but this virus delivers a whole new meaning to the term.  At this early stage, we wonder how long this will take, how long our lives could be disrupted.  But those are thoughts for those of us who are healthy or have a good chance of surviving the disease.  For those that…

Work Space

F3TCH’s parent company has a sister company, www.WinstonIvy.com, that designs spaces for commercial customers. So far we’ve done spaces like clubhouses (including business centers, game rooms, and leasing offices) as well as model apartments. The design of space has interested us for a long time and it should. Workspace matters- not just for productivity, but for corporate culture and building your community. Having worked from…

More on Blockchain

Great article on Blockchain from Bankrate.  Goof overview and how this technology may affect the insurance industry.  I was looking at some products from Lemonade recently and they were mentioned so that was cool.  I do believe this blockchain will be critical to our development at F3TCH.  We do not have much data on the APP, but better to build the most secure infrastructure just…

Stoel Rives

Depending on what VC or angel you speak to, either intellectual property (IP) is useless and you should even mention it on a pitch, or it is so important that not having it excludes you from funding consideration. A Catch 22 for sure for us. Why the change? My opinion is that most VCs and investors today are from the first generation of entrepreneurs. Twenty…