✍️ Chirps

Mar
18
Deranged Robotic Goats, No-Code Meets AI, and a Studio Info Session

Deranged Robotic Goats, No-Code Meets AI, and a Studio Info Session

Plus, Mike Tyson ear bites, an attempt at cat tracking, more on financial models, and LEGO molotov cocktails.
6 min read
Mar
11
Breaking the Seal, Studio Moves, and a Shout-Out To My Ladies

Breaking the Seal, Studio Moves, and a Shout-Out To My Ladies

Plus, Calendly meets Chrome, a founder-in-residence, and a Hall & Oates phone hotline.
6 min read
Mar
04
Pitch Perfect, DIY Everything & Russian Jet Tracking

Pitch Perfect, DIY Everything & Russian Jet Tracking

Plus, headlines on the tech industry's involvement in Ukraine, an intro to The Fund Midwest's third investment, and a few great book recommendations.
6 min read
Feb
25
Our New Name, a QR Code Card, and a Coinbase Twitter Beef

Our New Name, a QR Code Card, and a Coinbase Twitter Beef

Plus, some personal branding tips, a few music recs, my favorite NFT, and a bunch of PGH startup news.
6 min read
Feb
24
QR Code vs Business Card

QR Code vs Business Card

I was invited to attend an event, and it dawned on me – I don't have any business cards. And then I thought, "Can I create a QR code to use instead?"
3 min read
Feb
18
Community Curious, Tesla-Inspired Shoes, and Values Over Valuations

Community Curious, Tesla-Inspired Shoes, and Values Over Valuations

Plus, VR in the wrong hands, some Silicon Valley mob bosses, and one raging bull.
5 min read
Feb
17
Meet Reza

Meet Reza

Mustafa Syed was introduced to The Fund Midwest by our friend and investor, Tapan Kataria (better – and widely – known as Tops!). We're so thankful he made this introduction.
2 min read
Feb
14
The Fund + Studio: Our Values

The Fund + Studio: Our Values

Our Fund + Studio is all about people. As a team, and as a community, we're committed to taking a people-first approach to building businesses.
1 min read
Feb
11
The Business of NFTs, Another Fund Midwest Investment, & A Call For Studio Builders

The Business of NFTs, Another Fund Midwest Investment, & A Call For Studio Builders

Plus, hating on February, leaving Spotify, setting up social accounts, shaming over-wipers, and throwing eggs at Jeff Bezos.
6 min read
Feb
03
Managing Pipeline with Airtable

Managing Pipeline with Airtable

It's time to put some process and organization in place for Hooman. And what better way to do that than with a CRM build!
3 min read