Legendary VC Alan Patricof says valuations still have further to fall

At 87 years old, Alan Patricof, one of the first investors in the venture capital industry, is still an optimist. He believes he will live until he is 114 years old. In November, he will attempt to jog (or walk) the New York City Marathon for the sixth time. He says that every day, he waits to see if the next Steve Jobs or Elon Musk will walk through the elevator of his office on 55th Street. Patricof, who had recently returned from Burning Man when he sat with me over a Zoom call earlier thi [...]

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A Patient Perspective on Degenerative Brain Disease - Leonard Marshall, Former NFL Great and Dementia Advocate

It was a decade after NY Giants great and Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall retired when he first started to notice cognitive issues and a concerning change in attitude. Five years, many doctor visits and countless hours of research later, the two-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman received a diagnosis of CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease that’s common in former NFL players. He estimates taking over 30,000 blows to the head in his entire college and pro footb [...]

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David Hyde Pierce opens up on his family’s battle with Alzheimer’s

David Hyde Pierce opens up on his family’s battle with Alzheimer’s Actor David Hyde Pierce joins the 3rd Hour of TODAY to open up about his advocacy for Alzheimer’s research. Pierce, whose father suffered from dementia and grandfather battled Alzheimer’s, says, “We owe it to ourselves and to our families to educate ourselves about it.” [...]

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CaringKind Hosts 26th Annual Gala, June 6th at The Pierre, with Star-Studded Lineup Including David Hyde Pierce, Spike Lee, Leonard Marshall, and more.

NEW YORK, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actor David Hyde Pierce, Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Spike Lee, former NFL player and entrepreneur Leonard Marshall, and Tony Award winner James Lapine will all highlight CaringKind's 26th annual Forget-Me-Not Gala on Monday, June 6th, at The Pierre Hotel in NYC. CaringKind is New York City's leading expert on Alzheimer's and dementia caregiving. The Forget-Me-Not Gala is a way for CaringKind to continue to raise funds to support the myri [...]

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