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Featured • Why we created Favs
Have you seen your friends lately?

Sep 18, 2023 - Why the world needs another social network.

Featured • Why we created Favs
Have you seen your friends lately?

Sep 18, 2023 - Why the world needs another social network.

Featured • Why we created Favs
Have you seen your friends lately?

Sep 18, 2023 - Why the world needs another social network.

Favs featured on a New York Times Square Billboard

Oct 23, 2023 - Ads were made for billboards, not your newsfeed. Check out Favs ad at Times Square, courtesy of Brex and Sunset Ventures.

Favs featured on a New York Times Square Billboard

Oct 23, 2023 - Ads were made for billboards, not your newsfeed. Check out Favs ad at Times Square, courtesy of Brex and Sunset Ventures.

Favs featured on a New York Times Square Billboard

Oct 23, 2023 - Ads were made for billboards, not your newsfeed. Check out Favs ad at Times Square, courtesy of Brex and Sunset Ventures.

Favs raises ~$1M for its close-friends-only social network

Sep 14, 2023 - We are creating an app that’s only intention is to get you off it. Learn more about our vision and mission with this piece from Sarah Perez of TechCrunch.

Favs raises ~$1M for its close-friends-only social network

Sep 14, 2023 - We are creating an app that’s only intention is to get you off it. Learn more about our vision and mission with this piece from Sarah Perez of TechCrunch.

Favs raises ~$1M for its close-friends-only social network

Sep 14, 2023 - We are creating an app that’s only intention is to get you off it. Learn more about our vision and mission with this piece from Sarah Perez of TechCrunch.

Have you seen your friends lately?

Sep 18, 2023 - Why the world needs another social network unlike any other that exist today.

Have you seen your friends lately?

Sep 18, 2023 - Why the world needs another social network unlike any other that exist today.

Have you seen your friends lately?

Sep 18, 2023 - Why the world needs another social network unlike any other that exist today.

Unbundling Consumer Social = Entertainment + Connection + Community

Apr 4, 2024 - Blog by Ipshitaa, early-stage startup investor at CRV, and ex-consumer social founder.

Unbundling Consumer Social = Entertainment + Connection + Community

Apr 4, 2024 - Blog by Ipshitaa, early-stage startup investor at CRV, and ex-consumer social founder.

Unbundling Consumer Social = Entertainment + Connection + Community

Apr 4, 2024 - Blog by Ipshitaa, early-stage startup investor at CRV, and ex-consumer social founder.

How can we change people's relationship with technology?

Apr 11, 2024 - Redesigning the (AI-driven) Attention Economy

How can we change people's relationship with technology?

Apr 11, 2024 - Redesigning the (AI-driven) Attention Economy

How can we change people's relationship with technology?

Apr 11, 2024 - Redesigning the (AI-driven) Attention Economy

A Polished Brand is Not (Necessarily) A Vibe

Feb 19, 2024 - Pt I and II: The heuristics of online content

A Polished Brand is Not (Necessarily) A Vibe

Feb 19, 2024 - Pt I and II: The heuristics of online content

A Polished Brand is Not (Necessarily) A Vibe

Feb 19, 2024 - Pt I and II: The heuristics of online content

Social’s Defining Decade: The Revival of Horizontal Platforms and More

April 10, 2023 - Blog by Madison McIlwain, partner at Defy.

Social’s Defining Decade: The Revival of Horizontal Platforms and More

April 10, 2023 - Blog by Madison McIlwain, partner at Defy.

Social’s Defining Decade: The Revival of Horizontal Platforms and More

April 10, 2023 - Blog by Madison McIlwain, partner at Defy.

Are you a victim of the 'friendship recession?'

Nov 3, 2023 - The average 30-year-old has shed 4.5 friends since the start of the pandemic. Those bonds, though, are vital for your wellbeing. Here's how to invest in your social life, by Claudia Canavan.

Are you a victim of the 'friendship recession?'

Nov 3, 2023 - The average 30-year-old has shed 4.5 friends since the start of the pandemic. Those bonds, though, are vital for your wellbeing. Here's how to invest in your social life, by Claudia Canavan.

Are you a victim of the 'friendship recession?'

Nov 3, 2023 - The average 30-year-old has shed 4.5 friends since the start of the pandemic. Those bonds, though, are vital for your wellbeing. Here's how to invest in your social life, by Claudia Canavan.

The End of Social Media and the Rise of Recommendation Media

Jul 27, 2022 - Recommendation media is the new standard for content distribution. Here’s why friend graphs can‘t compete in an algorithmic world – by Michael Mignano - Partner, Lightspeed. Co-Founder, Anchor. Angel investor to 50+ startups. Former head of talk audio at Spotify.

The End of Social Media and the Rise of Recommendation Media

Jul 27, 2022 - Recommendation media is the new standard for content distribution. Here’s why friend graphs can‘t compete in an algorithmic world – by Michael Mignano - Partner, Lightspeed. Co-Founder, Anchor. Angel investor to 50+ startups. Former head of talk audio at Spotify.

The End of Social Media and the Rise of Recommendation Media

Jul 27, 2022 - Recommendation media is the new standard for content distribution. Here’s why friend graphs can‘t compete in an algorithmic world – by Michael Mignano - Partner, Lightspeed. Co-Founder, Anchor. Angel investor to 50+ startups. Former head of talk audio at Spotify.

Consumer Social is Going Back to the Future

Jan 3, 2023 - As legacy platforms move further away from the initial premise of friend-centric social interactivity, what formats might take their place? Blog by Faraz Fatemi, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Consumer Social is Going Back to the Future

Jan 3, 2023 - As legacy platforms move further away from the initial premise of friend-centric social interactivity, what formats might take their place? Blog by Faraz Fatemi, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Consumer Social is Going Back to the Future

Jan 3, 2023 - As legacy platforms move further away from the initial premise of friend-centric social interactivity, what formats might take their place? Blog by Faraz Fatemi, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.

WATCH: Reid Hoffman tells Vanderbilt Class of 2022 that cultivating close friendships ‘may be your life’s most important work’

May 13, 2023 - Reid Hoffman, who played integral roles in founding the companies PayPal and LinkedIn, called on Vanderbilt University’s Class of 2022 to invest in true, substantial and enduring friendships as they set out on the next phases of their lives.

WATCH: Reid Hoffman tells Vanderbilt Class of 2022 that cultivating close friendships ‘may be your life’s most important work’

May 13, 2023 - Reid Hoffman, who played integral roles in founding the companies PayPal and LinkedIn, called on Vanderbilt University’s Class of 2022 to invest in true, substantial and enduring friendships as they set out on the next phases of their lives.

WATCH: Reid Hoffman tells Vanderbilt Class of 2022 that cultivating close friendships ‘may be your life’s most important work’

May 13, 2023 - Reid Hoffman, who played integral roles in founding the companies PayPal and LinkedIn, called on Vanderbilt University’s Class of 2022 to invest in true, substantial and enduring friendships as they set out on the next phases of their lives.