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Hi, I'm Alexis.

I've co-founded one billion dollar company (Reddit) and the VC fund I co-founded, Initialized, has seed invested in six others. I'm out here, worldwide, looking for more. 🚀

I write things about entrepreneurship, investing, style, health, and family. 

On The Colbert Report

On The Colbert Report

Interviewing on The Colbert Report will likely always be the hardest interview I've ever done because the format was so bizarre (Stephen's character is deliberately ignorant).

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Glenn Greenwald & I Defeat Gen. Hayden & Dershowitz in State Surveillance Debate

Glenn Greenwald & I Defeat Gen. Hayden & Dershowitz in State Surveillance Debate

Without Their Permission Debuts as #4 on National Bestseller List

Without Their Permission Debuts as #4 on National Bestseller List