Minter Dialogue with Esther Dyson
Esther Dyson is a trained cosmonaut, author, philanthropist and one of the world’s most active angel investors, focusing on breakthrough efficacy in healthcare. Esther is advisor or on the board of many interesting companies including 23andme and Yandex. She’s currently executive founder of Wellville, a fascinating nonprofit project dedicated to demonstrating the value of investing in health. In this wide-ranging conversation, we look at exciting new and different business models, how to improve communications and fix the world’s spam problem, as well as dive into the wonderful Wellville project.
Below, you’ll find the show notes and, of course, you are invited to comment. If you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to iTunes to rate it.
To connect with Esther Dyson:
- You can find Esther Dyson on Twitter: @edyson
- You can send an email to Esther Dyson here– But be sure to do your homework before you write!
- Esther Dyson on Linkedin
- Supportiv – crowdsourced p2p mental health to instantly match users into hyper-targeted moderator-led groups
- Family Bridges
- Johann Hari book: Lost Connections
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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign off music is “Finger Paint,” written and performed by Josh Saxe, produced by Chase Geiser. Here’s a link on iTunes. I invite you to take a spin on Pierre’s podcast or listen to more of Josh’s music!