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Bobby Goodlatte @rsg California

Co-Founder & Partner, Form Capital. Investor in @Coinbase @Envoy @Expo @Yumi @Artsy @Hodinkee @Linear_app @AlmanacDocs @QuillChat @Supercast & 50+ more

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Joined Twitter 3/30/07


@Nogoodtwts Interesting. I think there will be plenty of games that don't run afoul of gambling regs but still have… https://t.co/hbLyDGj44e @Austen Oil futures going negative was just an out-of-bounds glitch in the speedrun. Although in the case of oil… https://t.co/VrWRhLWo5kTrading exchanges are going to look more & more like video games. And video game assets are going to be more & more tradeable on exchanges. @kevinroose Still a better plot than House of Cards season 5Love to see Clubhouse use its app icon to highlight people from the community. Nice touch. ❤️ https://t.co/Acn8cmGObZ
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8/12
2020
Kamala Harris is such a strong pick. She's been the #1 prediction for months, so I didn't expect to feel this exci… https://t.co/p8du8nkozlStill looking for a React Native engineer to be our first hire or to work with an agency. DM me if you're intereste… https://t.co/XYSZsE22od
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Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @ankitshah Happy birthday!! @alexandersok Maybe by the time COVID is over my cooking will have progressed to the point where it’s safe to eat 😅… https://t.co/OKvnSjI2Xa @kfury https://t.co/gX0DqMQzMlYouTube's algorithm has sent me down a Jacques Pépin cooking video rabbit hole ♥️ Maybe these algorithms ain't so bad after allMoral leadership from Mayor Breed & San Francisco. https://t.co/IFG5bMgVpE
8/11
2020
Last week we caught up with @rsg and @jw to talk about how designers can prepare to become founders and (possibly)… https://t.co/mVpgBmHZt2
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte"There are more opportunities today than there have ever been. its a cascading. It’s a layering effect. Every layer… https://t.co/zgesb7NR9B
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @mikeindustries You know you're behind the 8 ball when Gmail auto-suggests opening with "Sorry for the delay in getting back to you..."
8/10
2020
@ALEXEIMARTOV Wow! Well playedthinking: having worked w/ some great investors in my odd career as an early stage "operangel," have observed: th… https://t.co/4gLhUWZwA2
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @dwr Calling LP's "stans" feels very 2020 🤔😂 @ALEXEIMARTOV I did. And I'm still out here investing in new bets as well :) The returns on the first checks can b… https://t.co/n5rwNuRGY5 @ALEXEIMARTOV Depends on the angel. I’ve invested in quite a few startups and wallop VTI in returns ;) @krowney Agreed. Steering a founder in the wrong direction is a cardinal sin. Investors who do this sort of support… https://t.co/QBpMR7NqoCOne of the more exciting trends in startup investing is the idea that you don't have to give up being an operator t… https://t.co/OSn8FiZryuWow 🤩... I’ve just test @expo face-detector api 🙈🚀 it’s supper dope. Check it out: https://t.co/WMkKNtDlHthttps://t.co/P6kUYcHWIm
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8/9
2020
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8/8
2020
Design Twitter, I present to you recruiters. https://t.co/jzqrQOy0W2
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @NTmoney Yep. Maximalism just feels like a fancy term for "talking one's book", a problem that plagues cryptotwitt… https://t.co/jldsQ8mhxN @KyleTibbitts @Jason Fair point. I was outspoken in support of mask wearing during that period. https://t.co/O7BgXgp6cE @Jason It really shows how deep of an influence media has on folks. So many people have fallen into the deep end of… https://t.co/Vz5401wEJ5
8/7
2020
@etiennexyz @jamesbeshara Nothin'! I'm a fan of bothA+ branding & packaging. Congrats @jamesbeshara! Great alternative to coffee https://t.co/2nUTRMyH1C @shervin @babak_hamadani @mabb0tt @stilenius @joshelman @libbylh D!Some advice for aspiring tech leaders - Don’t start a company for the founder or CEO title - Pay attention to how… https://t.co/erKI1F0kqb
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @linear_app might be one of the infinity stones for the software developer's infinity gauntlet. Took me all of 10… https://t.co/IVMx2a29rD
Retweeted by Bobby GoodlatteLove this idea https://t.co/PifFgcdCLoIf you're a designer with questions about raising capital or starting your own business someday, this might be a go… https://t.co/JGsGTbqPtx
Retweeted by Bobby GoodlatteWent on @designdetailsfm this week with @jw to chat about Form Capital! https://t.co/4BGr3Btk5m @M_Methuselah Modern social media is a marketplace of narratives. To build a marketplace of ideas you'd need to ha… https://t.co/bnBye2UTpg
8/6
2020
Product Design = Designing what a product is. Product Design ≠ Designing what a product looks like. https://t.co/fC3Y0cOinS
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @miked1ck forbidden ice cream 🤤 @alexisohanian Meanwhile, honey badger don't care about colorful news cycle :DCompanies that struggle to hire & retain great designers often have misconceptions about the role of design. They… https://t.co/0CJhwAF9vc @blakeir Mine too! @NeerajKA Best use of this new meme format yet. A+ work, would lol again.Building a career as a remote worker requires discipline & new thinking around motivation, collaboration & career a… https://t.co/god0srsmJD @shl @jw 🙌 @shl Congrats!! https://t.co/qIJuxJx1Yy @thisiszinger @ankitshah Interesting. I like this distinction. @ankitshah I totally agree. I think social platforms are steering people towards wanting something that is unhealthy for them @ankitshah I wish you were right but see too many counter-examples. Social media offers a lot of power to unscrupul… https://t.co/6t6HPO3RhN @ankitshah It's a losing game for society writ large, but sadly it seems to be an effective strategy for individuals :-(
8/5
2020
@jmj @gaby_goldberg Congrats! Very solid 1st batch!Over the past 12 yrs, new/emerging fund managers were a TOP 10 fund 95 of 120 times (i.e. out-performing storied 'S… https://t.co/zcYsdPJAeu
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @_is_a_trickster So we let the virus run rampant & kill people, and that's somehow a positive because it's a Darwinian selective pressure? 😬 @_is_a_trickster I don't follow. Novel viruses capable of creating a pandemic fortunately haven't come around very often. @_is_a_trickster I don't. It correlates with age. But folks of all age groups can be carriers / super-spreaders. @_is_a_trickster So what?This picture is worth 1,000 op-ed's, tweets & speeches in the debate over schools re-opening https://t.co/YE9bQh8U8VProud to be included in @BusinessInsider's list of the top tools reinventing work Versions are the only way Here'… https://t.co/TqV3rlteku
Retweeted by Bobby GoodlatteCase studies as "proof of work" in venture capital: Great investors add value beyond their check. Bad investors po… https://t.co/NeQlB01upU @laurayd Thank you Laura!
8/4
2020
What a crazy market. #Overstonks https://t.co/wAKLweG4ka @BrianOstrovsky 100%. I saw it happen to some degree in crypto communities. Being active in Bitcoin forums in 2012… https://t.co/e56iyQWal8Pick your online communities carefully & consciously. The right communities offer a glimpse of the future & foster… https://t.co/OjTeK6p9zI
8/3
2020
@reidhoffman, who knows a thing or two about business "time to elect a leader with real experience guiding a count… https://t.co/LAn0Ks08Jw
Retweeted by Bobby GoodlatteI swear it’s such an amazing feeling starting a new @expo project. Every time I type expo init in the command line… https://t.co/NbaPHOFNSW
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8/2
2020
@thejohnharman Oh wow, thank you!Busiest week I've had in a long time. And one of the best weeks!
8/1
2020
@StrangeNative @awilkinson @andreasklinger https://t.co/xUtt6s7gKrWhen values align with strategy, magic happens. Here are some of the values @jw and I are building Form Capital t… https://t.co/nS0YAuHESd
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @NeerajKA Finally, the adventure will be known: https://t.co/phnpjKdAZ7 @andreasklinger I think GPT-3 thinks that people are a joke 😅 https://t.co/twYqEpLl5v @andreasklinger https://t.co/e4BQSONUHY @andreasklinger https://t.co/x4f54Gbyoh @bznotes It's going to be a mess. First in Congress between HEALS / HEROES acts—then more of a mess in the courts.… https://t.co/vqytJXiuVT
7/31
2020
@can the good news is that qualifies you to be a blockchain expert @JoeBiden https://t.co/Skgc7jUn69 @KyleTibbitts @fast It's a smart thesis to build a company around. I'm excited for y'all! If only there was a Fast… https://t.co/pGMVUNI5d0 @danielh9277 100% The difference between massive success & a failed startup can be as little as one tap added or r… https://t.co/C0GQ4oHJ9Z @i_am_brennan Haha great example. Design & manufacture four groundbreaking cars that change an industry, accelerate… https://t.co/ymaQ1sIThLEvery extra tap or click in a big company's UX flow is a startup's opportunity @mulligan Whenever possible, through the product itself. E.g. the most popular topic to discuss on Clubhouse is Clubhouse 😅If we upzoned SF and made it easier to build housing, I wonder how many jobs that would create. Probably a lot.
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @sarthakgh I wonder if Twitter could build something to solve this. Maybe inject an anonymized tweet every now and… https://t.co/idvTsTfs33 @andybudd Thank you Andy! Means a ton coming from you 🙏 @caitlinbolnick1 Thank you! It's number 1 for a reason. It both rings true to Josh & I's value system, but also d… https://t.co/ENak7zQev74-2/ Brands start as empty vessels. “Form Capital” means very little today. The effort we pour into each design sp… https://t.co/pBZF923XyP4/ Build our brand, never coast on it 4-1/ A venture firm’s brand either serves as durable, compounding advantage… https://t.co/m6IDYTRHmV3/ Relationships are everything The most predictable way to earn outsized allocations in follow-on rounds, and to… https://t.co/N4nPUplwiA2/ Show, don’t just tell Saying we add value is one thing — showing it through real examples is another thing entir… https://t.co/Sg95IKaY8U1/ Earn the allocation When capital is a commodity, investing in high-potential startups is a privilege that needs… https://t.co/tCO3U5RCf1When values align with strategy, magic happens. Here are some of the values @jw and I are building Form Capital t… https://t.co/nS0YAuHESdLet’s be clear: Trump does not have the ability to delay the election. Our elections are enshrined in the Constitut… https://t.co/OBz7lmjwx1
Retweeted by Bobby GoodlatteI had a bunch of people reach out about the various books and blog posts I mentioned on my recent podcast with… https://t.co/QHbCoC4aL2
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7/30
2020
Bezos: Social media is a "nuance destruction machine"
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @rsg @jw Congrats! Love the idea of a fund focused on "show, don't just tell" when it comes to helping portfolio companies.
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @pitdesi 3 jars of #3!👀 HAVE A STRONG POV. This is certainly true for startups (and reality TV cooking shows). I suspect it’s probably tr… https://t.co/OvQe6PSRx5
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte💕 Huge thanks are in order for the enthusiasm @rsg and I received about @form_cap. While Bobby has been an active a… https://t.co/5yt0zgF8va
Retweeted by Bobby Goodlatte @eriktorenberg @jw Thanks so much! Excited to co-invest with you more!
7/29
2020

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