I'm the Co-founder and CEO of The Grommet. We launch undiscovered consumer products. It's also the birthplace of Citizen Commerce. I write about design, cultural anthropology, and start-ups, mostly.

  • Hail to the anti-serial entrepreneur

    Hubspot CEO Brian Halligan was the kick-off keynote speaker for Underscore Venture’s second annual Core event yesterday. Brian’s brand of “funny, honest, and…

  • Happy birthday to us!

    The last month of Grommet life has felt like a year–in a good way–so it’s appropriate that we are marking the milestone of our ninth birthday on Friday October…

  • Thank you and arigato to Rakuten

    Today we announced that Ace Hardware made a majority stake investment in The Grommet by purchasing the shares of our investor Rakuten.  It’s a happy event for all and news…