Hello

Hello

I serve as the CEO of Italic and help my SO Kati with Not Pot. I'm easy to reach but please be patient if I don't respond immediately — I'm trying my best! 🙇🏻‍♂️

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Current Location (March 2020) Park City, Utah

Work

Presently, I'm building and leading an incredible team and innovative company in a hyper-competitive market (it's not as easy as it looks!). Previously, I dropped out to chase the archetypical tech dream.

Contact

I do get my fair share of email, so I am trying to set better expectations for those reaching out (and protect my inbox). If you are contacting me for one of the following reasons, please take a look at my default response before doing so.

Investing

I prefer founders whom I know personally or markets that are dissimilar to the ones I'm already in. I'm always on the side of founders and love seeing startups and ideas. I can't promise feedback, but please do email me your deck or idea!

Speaking

Unfortunately, public speaking really isn't my thing and I'll decline most opportunities unless I have a personal relationship with the organizer or if it's a smaller audience of <50 attendees. I do not accept paid opportunities.

Students

It wasn't so long ago that I was in your shoes and I remember, admire, and sorely miss the hustle and grind.

I'm not great at saying no so for my own sake, I'll say this: I'd love to help you in any way I can but unfortunately my time nowadays is severely constrained. I can't promise anything but if you'd like to chat, send me an email—I will not do calls.

Advising

I very likely do not have the bandwidth to be worth your equity as an advisor.

However — if you still feel like I could be uniquely positioned to help without significant time, please do reach out.

DM @jjeremycai On Twitter

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Investments

I am occasionally lucky enough to convince founders to let me take part of their journeys. Most of the time, I'm a quiet part of the cap table—any success is squarely due to the work and tenacity of the founders.

Portfolio

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Stealth
Camera + integrated software
KindredMike KriegerHong FengLiam Casey
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Stealth
Canva for video
Thrive Capital
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Stealth
Lost & found
LuxFounders Fund
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Stealth
Carbon-offsetting as a service
A16Z
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Stealth
Payroll advances for creatives
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Stealth
PDD for US
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Stealth
Modern age McKinsey
Pipe
Stir
Finch
Settle
Backbone
Alloy
Airhouse
Vital
Wise
Elegen
Seated
Notion
PolyOps
Pyka
Bulletin
Modernbanc
Weav
Millions
Awning
Copy AI
Marble
Namebase
Nebula
Sanzo
Dwelling
Justo
Canopy
JUDY
Saily