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The rise of the access economy

I’d like to talk about something very important today: the monumental shift that I believe will be the defining feature of the 2020s and beyond. That shift is the rise of the access economy. What is the access economy? It’s a term I use to describe a phenomenon we’ve all experienced and that I believe will help define the future, yet is surprisingly un-articulated today. The access economy is what emerges when access to (x) becomes cheap, satisfactory, convenient and reliable enough that the premium on ownership of (x) disappears.… Read more The rise of the access economy

Backtrack announcement: part 2

Hi everyone again, We have a second announcement to make, coming from me personally. As Backtrack continues post-Kickstarter, and focuses our attention back to our core activities, it’ll be moving on without me. I’ve made the hard but necessary personal decision to step away from Backtrack in order to take some time off. I love this company, what we’ve built, our ambitious mission, and the wonderful people I’ve worked with. I am especially indebted to Alex Daskalov, my amazing co-founder without whom Backtrack could have never made it this far,… Read more Backtrack announcement: part 2

Update from Backtrack

Hi everyone, Thanks to everyone who checked out our Kickstarter, backed us, and helped us out in any way. We really appreciate it. As many of you know, we’ve decided to cancel funding on the Backtrack Kickstarter project rather than letting the clock expire. Backtrack was created in collaboration with physiotherapists and clinic owners who helped guide us to a product that would be useful to patients in a rehab setting. As a result, our original plans never included a crowd-funding campaign, but we decided one would be worth pursuing as an… Read more Update from Backtrack