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  • Lessons from NEA Studio

    Over the last six months, I’ve worked alongside several colleagues at NEA to launch NEA Studio, a 14-week incubator program to help professional designers start their own companies. Led by NEA Partner Dayna Grayson, our core project team developed the program objectives, designed a curriculum, selected seven “designer founders” from around 100 applicants, and assembled a cast of tech veterans to serve as program advisors. The thesis of the program was simple: Design is now…

  • Investing in the Digital Media Revolution

    Today SAY Media, the leading vertical media channel and publishing platform, announced that it has raised a $27 million round of financing led by NEA. Already a major force in the rapidly transforming digital media space, SAY currently reaches 400 million people around the world through its media services and technology platforms and has over 400 employees in four countries. With this new round of funding SAY will continue its rapid growth and global expansion, fueling a publishing evolution…