It’s the first place I go when something newsworthy happens, and it’s the place where I second-screen Boston sports media personalities while we collectively watch the New England Patriots steamroll the competition. I quixotically hold a small amount of shares, even though they have steadily decreased in value.

I believe…

Whenever I meet with a new contact I can predict two of their questions. Not because I’m a mind reader, but because I get asked these questions a lot. They ask:

  1. ) What does your company do?
  2. ) Where did your company’s name come from?

Pretty standard line of questioning.

What does your company do?


It’s a simple word that can mean anything from a greeting, a sign of amazement, or a declaration of pissed-off-ness. It’s also the word that launched the notion that stupid little ideas can become real tangible goods.

Yo is an app. Before it was an app it was a…

I’m a child of the 80's. Growing up I remember watching movies like The Lawnmower Man, the birth and timely death of the Nintendo PowerGlove, and the carrot dangled in front of us that was virtual reality (VR).

In reality, virtual reality has been a pipedream that seemed to go…

On the surface data is just a collection of bits and bytes separated by columns, rows, and data types. Do these snippets of information have a bigger story to tell? Do they just need the right microphone?

The end of the year is filled with best lists, worst lists, and…

Justin Brodeur

Co-Founder of Pidalia, Partner at Gingham Ventures, grilled cheese aficionado.

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