Doughbies: San Francisco

Doughbies delivers freshly baked goods on demand in San Francisco – in 20 minutes or less. Everything is handmade by their team of local bakers who care about quality and method. It’s truly the most delightful way to send a gift or get something delicious for yourself. Doughbies started because their team wanted to answer…

Carla Holtze: San Francisco

What’s your historical San Francisco and New York connection? When I first visited San Francisco in 1999 for the y2k Millennium – I fell in love with the city and knew I would call it home…some day.   I never dreamed it would take so long. Upon graduating from college at Northwestern University in Chicago,…

Bohemian Guitars: San Francisco

Bohemian Guitars is a next generation lifestyle brand that’s defying standards by crafting unique musical instruments from alternative materials, building a socially conscious community inspired by music, and doing it in an environmentally friendly way. A collaboration between two brothers, Bohemian Guitars was conceived as an alternative to the overpriced and bland musical instruments available…

Garrett Wu: New York City

Co-founder & CTO at WibiData What’s your historical San Francisco and New York connection? I first moved to the bay area (San Jose) for a software engineering job at Google. While working at a company that has offices around the globe, I decided to take advantage of it and move around. Since some of my team…

DrumPants: San Francisco

DrumPants lets you play music from your body. It comes with 100+ sounds (drums, synth, guitar, piano, etc) or upload your own custom sounds through our app. Now, you can finally accompany that ukulele or guitar on trips. It’s also great for jamming out or testing song ideas. Think of it as an ultra lightweight…

Mark Belinsky: San Francisco

What’s your historical San Francisco and New York connection? I was born in Brooklyn. My parents came to the USA as refugees from the Soviet Union and landed in NYC shortly after. The City I grew up in is different than the playground that it is currently, but a lot of the personality remains. SF…

Mountary: San Francisco

You picked up a poster from a concert or while you were traveling and you’re ready to hang it on the wall but you quickly give up due to a very poor experience and limited knowledge of frames. Framing a print / poster is a painful experience involving multiple trips with long lines at the…

Eric Tang: New York City

What’s your historical San Francisco and New York connection? I immigrated to the U.S when I was 16, on a flight from Beijing to SFO.  And since then I have spend multiple stretches of time in SF, most recently for a year in 2012 when the startup I worked at was acquired. New York was…

Miles Penn: San Francisco

What’s your historical San Francisco and New York connection? I grew up in NYC. I used to work in finance in NYC. Now I travel back for family, friends and MTailor related business. I went to Stanford, just a little bit south of SF. Now I live and work in SF (MTailor is based in…

Timeline: San Francisco

Ever wanted a news app that doesn’t just tell you what’s happening in the world – but tells you why, and how things came to be? Introducing Timeline, a mobile app that presents current affairs through historical perspectives. Traditional news focuses on the present, often without giving enough context around what led up to the…

CareLulu: San Francisco

CareLuLu is a marketplace that connects parents with licensed daycares and preschools. Finding safe and affordable child care is one of the most important decisions for parents (child care is more expensive than college on average!) but there’s surprisingly little information about daycares online. There’s no single place where parents can find all the information…

Xochil Benavides: New York City

What’s your historical San Francisco and New York connection? I was born in beautiful San Francisco and was raised in Marin County and ultimately the East Bay Area. My mom was determined to have both me and my sister’s birth certificate read “San Francisco,” so her and my father’s love and adoration for all things…