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  • Ex-Twitter and Medium exec Jason Stirman launches Lucid, a mental training app for athletes

    Ex-Twitter and Medium exec Jason Stirman launches Lucid, a mental training app for athletes

    Jason Stirman is part of a select group of early Web 2.0 builders in Silicon Valley. He was there at the beginning of Twitter, jumped with Ev Williams to Obvious Corp and then Medium and is now working on a passion of his – mindfulness for athletes. His new app, Lucid, launches in the App Store today and lends advice and mindfulness meditations from expert sports coaches who train… Read More

  • Obvious-Incubated Lift Lands $2.5M From Spark Capital, SV Angel To Help You Build Good Habits

    Obvious-Incubated Lift Lands $2.5M From Spark Capital, SV Angel To Help You Build Good Habits

    After nearly a year in development, Lift launched its first mobile product in August behind an ambitious goal: Boost human potential by helping people achieve their goals. It almost sounds New Age-y, but co-founders Tony Stubblebine and Jon Crosby are serious about doing their part to change the world and support personal achievement. The founders aren’t alone. From the get-go, Lift has… Read More

  • This Is Medium, Obvious Corp’s Secret New Product

    This Is Medium, Obvious Corp’s Secret New Product

    When Evan Williams and a bunch of other Obvious Corp teammates suddenly follow a snazzy, un-launched product called Medium, you know something big’s about to happen. For now, Medium.com is a website that lets you easily drag in or upload a photo and annotate it with overlaid text, but we hear there are bigger ambitions for the product. Medium’s Twitter account describes it as… Read More

  • Odeo Put Up for Sale

    Evan Williams, the man who co-founded blogger.com foundation Pyra Labs with Meg Hourihan, has put his beleaguered product Odeo up for sale.  Odeo is a consumer facing audio service that’s been remarkably high profile about its struggles over the past year; Williams discussed mistakes candidly and bought the company back from investors in October.  The site continues to get… Read More