Andy Brown, Toph Whitmore, Misha Kuperman

Reissued from 2016 article for the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Follow up to 9/18 — The First Trade @ML

Twenty years ago, I discovered what was then an unacknowledged truth: The internet was more resilient than a corporate network could ever be.

I was…


I woke up this morning thinking about the week leading up to 9/18–2001. We worked every hour that God gave us from 5am on 9/12 to get to the point where the first trade went through the systems of 95 Greene Street in Jersey City where our Fixed Income trading…


by : Andy Brown & Sand Hill East team.

Welcome to the 2020 Sand Hill East Update. This year it has taken me a lot longer to write and publish than previous years. There are two reasons for that, firstly, the insane activity level across our portfolio companies has been…


Andy Brown & Toph Whitmore

Props to Chris Wloch @ZScaler for this definition of Zero Trust …

“If a thief gets into your house they have full access to every room, unless you lock all the doors inside as well.

Lock every door and require fingerprint verification for access. That’s…


To Merrill Lynch Colleagues as of 9/11/01 to 5/31/2002 — Deadline to register claims is with the Victims Compensation Fund is JULY 29TH 2021 — Don’t DELAY DO IT TODAY.

It is 19 years since 9/11 but for many the after effects have been as devastating as the day was…


JFK on free speech, free press and free society…

You can watch the full speech here https://youtu.be/F-AZV3qnwkA … The words are powerful and the serious tone of the main speech is below. It is my opinion that these words are still echoing around Washington D.C. and the world today.

“The…


Appetizer for potential readers of The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly… (originally from 2016)

You can watch a video guided tour here.

You can get a good overview of the book here.

“After living online for the past three decades, first as a pioneer in a rather wild empty quarter, and…


BY RUDYARD KIPLING

(‘Brother Square-Toes’ — Rewards and Fairies)

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;

If you can wait and not…


Welcome to the 2019 Sand Hill East Update. Wishing all co-workers, colleagues, connections, clients, investors and friends a very happy and peaceful holiday season….

It’s been another busy year… For me personally dealing with having a double hip replacement whilst keeping our business growing has been a challenge that has…


Harding Township School held a fundraiser this weekend to raise money for the Class of 2020 trip to visit the halls of Congress this spring in Washington DC. These three amazing JETS memorabilia collectors items failed to make the minimum bid and are now up for grabs to the general public at $150 (each)

Andrew Brown

Andy is CTO of Fintech Innvovation Lab, CEO of Sand Hill East and Board member at Zscaler, Guidewire, Pure Storage, Moogsoft & Skyhive. Startup Advisor to many!

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