COO and Co-founder at The Obvious Corporation
The Obvious Corp. Takes Backseat As Ev Williams, Biz Stone, And Jason Goldman Shift Focus To Individ...
The Obvious Corporation, the startup incubator and investment vehicle headed up by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and former Twitter exec Jason Goldman that has become an umbrella company of sorts to a number of buzzy startups including Medium, Branch, and Lift, is ... Read more »
Also absent from the table, and, largely, from Twitter's public profile, was Jason Goldman. An office manager at Williams' previous startup, Goldman worked his way up to run product development at Twitter. He claimed a seat on the company's board (as did Williams and Dorsey, but ... Read more »
And of course, there are Twitter’s three founders, and early employee Jason Goldman. Obviously Jack Dorsey is still at Twitter but also leading Square, as well as being an early investor in ultra hot startups like Kickstarter, Instagram, Flipboard, and Foursquare. The other two founders... Read more »
Three Things I Have Learned From Ev, Biz, and Goldman Since January, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Jason Goldman have been helping us build Branch. I feel very lucky to call them mentors and friends, so I thought I would pay it forward by sharing some of the wisdom that they have ... Read more »
Miller wrote that Branch partnered with Obvious Corporation, which is run by Williams with another Twitter cofounder, Biz Stone, and former product director Jason Goldman. Branch has been working out of its headquarters in San Francisco, but the company will move to New York this summer ... Read more »
Jason G. Goldman is a graduate student in developmental psychology at the University of Southern California, where he studies the evolutionary and developmental origins of the mind in humans and non-human animals. Jason is also Psychology and Neuroscience Editor for ResearchBlogging.org ... Read more »
Branch has since been reshaped with the help of Twitter founders Ev Williams, Biz Stone and former Twitter VP of product Jason Goldman, who are investors along with SV Angel, Betaworks, Lerer Ventures and others. The service, which closed $2 million in seed funding in March, now allows ... Read more »
Branch was founded last fall and raised a $2 million seed round backed by Obvious Corporation, an incubator founded by Twitter's Evan Williams and Jason Goldman. Goldman is spending the majority of his time helping the startup and he's moving with it from California to New York. ... Read more »
You can reach him at rip[at]techcrunch[dot]com → Learn More Last June, Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone announced that he was stepping back from Twitter to again team up with co-founder Evan Williams and early employee Jason Goldman to re-start The Obvious Corporation — an idea incubator — ... Read more »
Obvious said this week it is helping the Branch team with its technology, design, branding, marketing and also sending in its own COO Jason Goldman to take on an active role. Branch also got funding from SV Angel and Lerer Ventures. Another new discussion site is PandaWhale. It’s not as ... Read more »
Obvious Corporation, the new endeavor of Twitter founders Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Jason Goldman, has today announced its second project. It’s called Branch and it’s a partnership with developers Josh Miller , Cemre Güngör e, and Hursh Agrawal. The project is described as a ... Read more »
Just as Obvious partner Jason Goldman is involved with the discussion forum evolution Branch and Ev Williams is developing the publishing platform Medium. The product, whatever it is, won’t be ready for a while but Stone says that it will be a free product for ‘everybody’. It will also ... Read more »
Obvious-backed habit-forming app Lift gets a clever programmatic push notification and Reminders sys...
The app comes from developers Tony Stubblebine of Crowdvine, Jon Crosby of Path, Mark Hendrickson of Plancast and Matt Matteson, in partnership with Obvious Co ., a project of Twitter co-founders Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Jason Goldman. Lift received Series A funding led by ... Read more »
After longtime VP of product Jason Goldman left his position at Twitter at the end of 2010, Patel wasn’t on the original shortlist for the top spot. Twitter lobbied hard to get Sundar Pichai, Google’s man in charge of Chrome, to fill the position. When that didn’t pan out, Twitter went ... Read more »
Biz Stone’s New Startup Jelly Raises Series A From Spark Capital, SV Angel, Square CEO Jack Dorsey,...
), Evan Williams and Jason Goldman via Obvious; Al Gore; Emmy-winning director Greg Yaitanes; and Afghan entrepreneur Roya Mahboob. As a part of the funding, Spark General Partner Bijan Sabet now joins Jelly’s board of directors. The company explains that it chose the angels for their ... Read more »
Social Conversation Platform Branch Launches To Public, Encourages Users To “Write Like You Talk” Wi...
The company is notably backed by the Obvious Corporation, the incubator from Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams, and early Twitter employee Jason Goldman, which is also home to Medium, a blogging platform that sits somewhere between long-form blog posts and the 140-character ... Read more »
From the get-go, Lift has been incubated and seed-funded by Obvious Corp., the hybrid accelerator created by Twitter co-founders Biz Stone, Evan Williams and early Twitter VP Jason Goldman. And now Lift is adding more believers to its support network, announcing today that it has closed ... Read more »
... Tisch, TaskRabbit’s Leah Busque, co-founder of Obvious and former Twitter Product VP Jason Goldman, LivingSocial co-founder Aaron Batalion, Simple’s Alex Payne, Box co-founder Dylan Smith, Jason Steinberg of Buzzfeed, Ben Lehrer of Thrillist and author and investor Tim Ferriss — to name a few... Read more »
In recent months, Williams and Stone (along with Jason Goldman) have shifted a good deal of their focus back to Obvious, making it into a very unique kind of company — part incubator, part investment vehicle, part idea lab — with the simple goal of “creating products that matter.” ... Read more »
... real-life conversation online that I often have offline.” Branch, which has been in a private beta for several months, grew out of the Obvious Corporation, an idea incubator started by Evan Williams and Biz Stone, the two co-founders of Twitter, and Jason Goldman, a former Twitter executive... Read more »